Allied Warships

HMIS Hindustan (L 80 / U 80)

Sloop of the Folkestone class

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
PennantL 80 / U 80 
Built bySwan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.): Hawthorn Leslie & Co. (Hebburn-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Ordered15 Apr 1929 
Laid down4 Sep 1929 
Launched12 May 1930 
Commissioned10 Oct 1930 
End service 1948 

Transferred to Pakistan in 1948 being renamed Karsaz.


Commands listed for HMIS Hindustan (L 80 / U 80)

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1Cdr. Geoffrey Vance Gordon Beamish, RIN29 Aug 19396 Jul 1941
2A/Cdr. Ivan Bryan Warburton Heanly, RIN6 Jul 19411 Dec 1942
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. William Joseph Wilson, RINR1 Dec 194222 Jul 1943
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Fyfe-Smith, RINR22 Jul 19431 Jul 1944
5A/Cdr. Henry Charles Bird, OBE, RIN1 Jul 1944

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