Allied Warships

HMIS Sandoway

Auxiliary patrol vessel

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
TypeAuxiliary patrol vessel
Class[No specific class] 
Built byWilliam Denny & Brothers (Dumbarton, Scotland) 
Laid down 
Launched 1914 
Commissioned12 Oct 1939 
End service 

Completed in January 1915 as passenger/cargo vessel.
Displacement: 291 tons.
Dimentions: 45.7 x 7.8 feet.

Requisitioned by the RIN on 8 September 1939.
Became an auxiliary minesweeper in 1942.
Returned to her owner in 1943. 

Commands listed for HMIS Sandoway

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1T/Lt. William Henry Dunster, RINR26 Mar 19404 Apr 1940
2T/Lt. John Benjaman Forth Henfrey, RINR4 Apr 19408 Jul 1941
3T/Lt. Charles Beresford Sutherland, RINR8 Jul 19415 Jan 1943
4A E Sampson, RINVR5 Jan 1943mid 1943

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