Allied Warships

HMIS Kathiawar (J 155)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassBangor 
PennantJ 155 
ModTurbine engined 
Built byBlyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. (Blyth, U.K.) : Whites M.E. 
Ordered20 Dec 1939 
Laid down28 Oct 1941 
Launched14 Jul 1942 
Commissioned23 Dec 1942 
End service 
History

Transferred to Pakistan in 1948 being renamed Chittagong. Scrapped in 1956.

 
Former nameHMS Hartepool

Commands listed for HMIS Kathiawar (J 155)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Alexander Wylie, RIN14 Dec 19422 Jul 1943
2Lt. Ronald Leslie Edwards, RIN2 Jul 194313 Oct 1943
3T/Lt. Robert Gordon Sharp, DSC, RINR13 Oct 194323 Oct 1944
4Lt. Adhar Kumar Chatterji, RIN23 Oct 1944mid 1945
5T/Lt. Russell John Ward, RINRmid 1945

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