Allied Warships

HMIS Oudh (J 245)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
PennantJ 245 
ModReciprocating engined 
Built byGarden Reach Shipbuilding & Engineers Ltd. (Ranchi, India) 
Ordered14 Oct 1940 
Laid down7 Jun 1941 
Launched3 Mar 1942 
Commissioned21 Oct 1943 
End service 

Transferred to Pakistan in 1948 being renamed Dacca. Sold on 22 January 1959.


Commands listed for HMIS Oudh (J 245)

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1T/Lt. John Smith, RINR19 Mar 194320 Oct 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. James Shackleton, RINVR20 Oct 1944Jan 1945
3T/Lt. Kenneth Yarron Eccles, RINVRJan 194523 Aug 1945
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Gordon Turton Tait, RINVR23 Aug 19451 Nov 1945

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