HMIS Bhadravati (FY 065)
Auxiliary patrol vessel
|Navy||The Royal Indian Navy|
|Type||Auxiliary patrol vessel|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Govan, Scotland)|
|Launched||5 Jul 1932|
|Commissioned||30 Sep 1939|
Completed on 10 September 1932 as passenger/cargo vessel. Displacement: 1449 tons. Dimentions: 70.3 x 11.8 feet.
Requisitioned by the RIN on 1 September 1939. Returned to her owner in 1945.
Commands listed for HMIS Bhadravati (FY 065)
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|1||Lt. Hugh Murray Clark, RIN||27 Sep 1939||12 May 1940|
|2||T/Lt. Edward George Dyke, RINR||12 May 1940||14 Aug 1940|
|3||Lt. Walter George Coltham, RIN||14 Aug 1940||18 Jan 1941|
|4||Lt. Anthony Troughton Bond, RIN||18 Jan 1941||22 May 1941|
|5||J C Turner, RINR||22 May 1941||1 Dec 1942|
|6||T/Lt. Ivor Richards, RINR||1 Dec 1942||early 44 ?|
|7||D. Williams, RINR||early 44 ?|
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Notable events involving Bhadravati include:
15 Oct 1939
HMIS Bhadravati (Lt. H.M. Clark, RIN) was involved in a collision with the British merchant Warina (3120 GRT, built 1918) off Karachi. Bhadravati was holed above the water and her stern was twisted.
27 Oct 1939
HMIS Bhadravati (Lt. H.M. Clark, RIN) was docked at Bombay.