David Cameron addresses Ark Royal's Ship's Company - 24th June 2010.
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January - Portsmouth. Base Assisted Maintenance Period (BAMP).
25th January - Assume role of Fleet Flagship.
29th January - Assume duties of the High Readiness Strike Carrier.
8th February - Sail for post-maintenance trials.
15th - 17th February - Ammunition ship at Glen Mallen Armament Depot.
24th February - Arrive in North Shields (visit includes Ship Open To Visitors).
1st March - Sail from North Shields for air work-up.
15th March - Operational Readiness Inspection.
18th March - Portsmouth for pre-deployment preparations.
6th April - Sail from Portsmouth for the AURIGA Deployment.
10th - 20th April - Exercise JOINT WARRIOR 101 (JMC).
21st April - On stand-by to repatriate British travellers stranded in France due to the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud.
22nd April - Unplanned return to Portsmouth.
27th April - Emergency dock-down in "D" Lock to repair damaged sea chest.
6th May - Undock and cold move to Sheer Jetty.
7th May - Sail from Portsmouth to resume planned deployment.
14th - 18th May - Visit to Norfolk, Virginia.
19th - 27th May - Exercise CAPELLA STRIKE with the USMC.
28th May - Arrive in Mayport, Florida for stand off.
4th June - Sail from Mayport.
4th - 10th June - Exercise SEASWITI.
11th - 14th June - Norfolk, Virginia.
15th - 22nd June - Exercise HALCYON RENDEZVOUS.
23rd June - Arrive in Halifax, Nova Scotia for a formal visit.
24th June - Visit by the British Prime Minister, David Cameron.
29th June - International Fleet Review by Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
30th June - Sail from Halifax for the Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX).
27th July - Arrive in Port Canaveral, Florida for an informal visit.
1st August - Sail from Port Canaveral.
13th August - Portsmouth for maintenance and Summer leave. Berth at Victory Jetty.
2nd September - Cold move to "D" Lock.
4th September - Incline Experiment.
6th September - Cold move to Victory Jetty.
14th September - Captain Jerry Kyd joins as Commanding Officer.
27th September - Sail from Portsmouth for weapons trials and Apache deck landings.
1st - 4th October - Visit to Faslane.
4th - 14th October - Exercise JOINT WARRIOR 102 (JMC).
16th October - Portsmouth.
19th October - Strategic Defence & Security Review results announced. Ark Royal to be decommissioned.
1st November - 25th Anniversary Dinner for all twelve of Ark Royal's Commanding Officers and Sir Donald Gosling.
5th November - Visit by Her Majesty The Queen.
9th November - Sail from Portsmouth.
12th - 17th November - De-ammunition ship at Glen Mallen Armament Depot.
19th - 23rd November - Visit to North Shields (includes Ship Open To Visitors).
24th November - Final four harriers take off from Ark Royal's flight deck.
25th - 30th November - Visit to Hamburg, Germany (includes Ship Open To Visitors).
3rd December - Arrive Portsmouth at Procedure Alpha, flying the decommissioning pennant. Berth at Victory Jetty.
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