Allied Warships

HMIS Sohpie Marie

Auxiliary patrol vessel

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
TypeAuxiliary patrol vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built byUnterweser (Wesermunde, Germany) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
LaunchedJan 1923 
Commissioned7 Oct 1939 
Lost1 Mar 1942 
History

Completed in March 1923 as passenger/cargo vessel.
Displacement: 991 tons.
Dimentions: 69.5 x 10.5 feet.

Requisitioned by the RIN on 1 September 1939.
Mined off the Southern entrance to Macpherson Strait, Andaman Island on 1 March 1942. 

Commands listed for HMIS Sohpie Marie

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Harold James Gahan, RINR3 Jan 194021 Jul 1940
2T/Lt. Edward George Dyke, RINR21 Jul 194025 Sep 1941
3D G C Courtenay, RINVR25 Sep 19411 Mar 1942

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