Allied Warships

Royal Indian Navy

The Royal Indian Navy

The Indian Navy almost did not exist before WWII. When the war broke out, the British immediately provided ships and built ships to Indian navy which then only consisted of some small surface vessels.

The Indian Navy participated in few operations on sea, patrolling only in the Indian Ocean.

Read more about the Indian Navy here.

Ships of the Royal Indian Navy

   MS Trawlers (45)
   Auxiliary patrol vessels (41)
   Harbour Defence Motor Launchs (33)
   Motor Launchs (29)
   Motor Torpedo Boats (24)
   Minesweepers (20)
   Motor minesweepers (15)
   Sloops (13)
   Patrol vessels (4)
   Corvettes (3)
   Patrol craft (1)
   Auxiliary patrol trawler (1)
   Landing Ship Infantry (1)

230 warships of 13 types.

War losses
According to our files the Royal Indian Navy lost 12 warships during WWII (5.22%). See them all here.