Auxiliary patrol vessel
|Navy||The Royal Indian Navy|
|Type||Auxiliary patrol vessel|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Grangemouth Dry Dock Co. (Grangemouth, Scotland)|
|Launched||6 Apr 1904|
|Commissioned||9 Oct 1939|
Completed in mid 1904 as passenger/cargo vessel. Displacement: 252 tons.
Requisitioned by the RIN on 12 September 1939. Returned to her owner in 1945.
Commands listed for HMIS Padmavati
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||L V Heyman, RINVR||25 Dec 1939||3 Feb 1940|
|2||S.Lt. George William Forrest, RIN||3 Feb 1940||29 May 1940|
|3||E H Kent, RINVR||29 May 1940||3 Mar 1941|
|4||T/Lt. Douglas Murray Stafford, RINR||3 Mar 1941||23 Oct 1941|
|5||T/Lt. James Edward Johnson, RINR||23 Oct 1941||mid 1942|
|6||T/Lt. Shri Krishan Kumarhia, RINR||mid 1942||10 Dec 1942|
|7||T/Lt. Tanwermal Relaram Bhavnani, RINR||10 Dec 1942||23 Feb 1943|
|8||T/Lt. Zahidbeg Nadarbeg Mirza, RINR||23 Feb 1943||mid 1943|
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