Allied Warships

HMIS Padmavati

Auxiliary patrol vessel

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
TypeAuxiliary patrol vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Built byGrangemouth Dry Dock Co. (Grangemouth, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched6 Apr 1904 
Commissioned9 Oct 1939 
End service 

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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1L V Heyman, RINVR25 Dec 19393 Feb 1940
2S.Lt. George William Forrest, RIN3 Feb 194029 May 1940
3E H Kent, RINVR29 May 19403 Mar 1941
4T/Lt. Douglas Murray Stafford, RINR3 Mar 194123 Oct 1941
5T/Lt. James Edward Johnson, RINR23 Oct 1941mid 1942
6T/Lt. Shri Krishan Kumarhia, RINRmid 194210 Dec 1942
7T/Lt. Tanwermal Relaram Bhavnani, RINR10 Dec 194223 Feb 1943
8T/Lt. Zahidbeg Nadarbeg Mirza, RINR23 Feb 1943mid 1943

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