Allied Warships

HMIS Ratnagiri (4.198)

Auxiliary patrol vessel

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
TypeAuxiliary patrol vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Built byCaledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd. (Dundee, Scotland, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched10 Oct 1935 
Commissioned30 Sep 1939 
End service 

Completed in December 1935 as passenger ship.
Displacement: 606 tons.
Dimensions: 64.9 x 10.7 feet.

Requisitioned by the RIN on 31 August 1939.
Returned to her owner in 1946. 

Commands listed for HMIS Ratnagiri (4.198)

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1Lt. (retd) Henry Morland, RIN27 Sep 193929 Dec 1939
2T/Lt.Cdr. Henry Ellis Passmore-Edwards, RINR29 Dec 193915 Aug 1940
3Lt. Hugh Murray Clark, RIN15 Aug 1940late 1941
4Lt. Sadishar Ganesh Karmarkar, RINRlate 19417 Mar 1942
5T/Lt. Alexander Begg Kelly, RINR7 Mar 19421 Dec 1943
6T/A/Lt.Cdr. William Alexander Dow-Sainter, RINR1 Dec 194327 Jul 1944
7Lt. Ronald Leslie Edwards, RIN27 Jul 1944mid 1945

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