Allied Warships

HMIS El Hind (F 120)

Landing Ship Infantry

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
TypeLanding Ship Infantry
Class[No specific class] 
PennantF 120 
Built byLithgows Ltd. (Port Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.) 
Laid down 
Launched14 Apr 1938 
Commissioned 1943 
Lost14 Apr 1944 

Completed as merchantile in June 1938
Requisitioned by the Admiralty for the Royal Indian Navy in 1943 for conversion to an LSI(L).
Displacement: 5319 tons.
Lenght: 415 feet
Machinery: 2 Boilers, 1 shaft, reciprocating engine, IHP 3000 = 14 knots.
Armament: ?

Burned out at Bombay, India on 14 April 1944 after the British merchant Fort Stikine blew up. 

Commands listed for HMIS El Hind (F 120)

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1Lt.Cdr. Frederick George Sharp, RNR19 Jun 194314 Apr 1944

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