Allied Warships

HMIS Hiravati (4.215)

Auxiliary patrol vessel

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
TypeAuxiliary patrol vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Built byBow McLachlan & Co. (Paisley, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched28 Aug 1930 
Commissioned29 Sep 1939 
End service 

Completed in October 1930 as passenger/cargo vessel.
Displacement: 580 tons.
Dimentions: 60.9 x 10.1 feet.

Requisitioned by the RIN on 29 August 1939.
Returned to her owner in 1946. 

Commands listed for HMIS Hiravati (4.215)

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1T/Lt. Frank William Richard Saxty, RINR6 Oct 193929 Oct 1940
2T/Lt. Philip Munday, RINR29 Oct 194023 May 1941
3T/Lt. Belford Bruce Simpson, RINR23 May 19411 Dec 1942
4R M Snelgrove, RINR1 Dec 194229 Jul 1944
5T/A/Lt.Cdr. Percy Raymund Stevens, RIN29 Jul 1944mid 1945

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