HMIS Baluchistan (J 182)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Indian Navy|
|Built by||Blyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. (Blyth, U.K.) : Whites M.E.|
|Ordered||20 Dec 1939|
|Laid down||28 Jul 1941|
|Launched||11 May 1942|
|Commissioned||28 Oct 1942|
Transferred to Pakistan in 1948. Sold on 22 January 1959.
|Former name||HMS Greenock|
Commands listed for HMIS Baluchistan (J 182)
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|1||Lt. Donald Andrew McDonald, RIN||19 Oct 1942||Feb 1943|
|2||A/Cdr. Alfred Henry Watt, RIN||Feb 1943||mid 1943|
|3||A/Lt.Cdr. Frederick Andrew Kilburn, RNR||mid 1943||mid 1945|
|4||T/Lt. Nelson Noel Pettitt, RINR||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Baluchistan include:
18 Nov 1942
HMS H 43 (Lt. B.J.B. Andrew, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMIS Baluchistan (Lt. D.A. McDonald, RIN) and HMS Goathland (Lt.Cdr. E.N. Pumphrey, RN, DSO and Bar, DSC, RN). (1)
- ADM 173/17255
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.