Allied Warships

HMIS Cauvery (U 10)

Sloop of the Modified Black Swan class

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
TypeSloop
ClassModified Black Swan 
PennantU 10 
Built byYarrow Shipbuilders Ltd. (Scotstoun, Scotland) 
Ordered 
Laid down28 Oct 1942 
Launched15 Jun 1943 
Commissioned21 Oct 1943 
End service 
History

 

Commands listed for HMIS Cauvery (U 10)

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CommanderFromTo
1A/Cdr. Arthur Walter Beeton, RIN13 Oct 194310 May 1944
2A/Cdr. Frederick Francis Wentworth Harvey, RIN10 May 19446 Aug 1945
3A/Cdr. George Tanqueray Moger, OBE, RIN6 Aug 1945

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Notable events involving Cauvery include:


29 Nov 1943
HMS Taku (Lt. A.J.W. Pitt, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Scapa Flow together with HMS Milne (Capt. I.M.R. Campbell, DSO, RN), HMIS Cauvery (A/Cdr. A.W. Beeton, RIN) and HMS Kempenfelt (Lt.Cdr. J.B. Marjoribanks, RN). (1)

30 Nov 1943
HMS Taku (Lt. A.J.W. Pitt, RN) participated in A/S exercises off Scapa Flow together with HMS Bellona (Capt. C.F.W. Norris, RN), HMS Meteor (Lt.Cdr. D.J.B. Jewitt, RN), HMIS Cauvery (A/Cdr. A.W. Beeton, RIN) and HMS Tuscan (Lt.Cdr. C.H.de B. Newby, RN). (1)

3 Dec 1943
HMS Telemachus (Cdr. W.D.A. King, DSO, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Scapa Flow together with HMS Meteor (Lt.Cdr. D.J.B. Jewitt, RN), HMS Opportune (Cdr. J. Lee-Barber, DSO and Bar, RN) and HMIS Cauvery (A/Cdr. A.W. Beeton, RIN). (2)

3 Jun 1944
During 3/4 June 1944, HMS Tradewind (Lt.Cdr. S.L.C. Maydon, DSO and Bar, RN), conducted A/S exercises off Trincomalee with the Indian sloop HMIS Cauvery (A/Cdr. F.F.W. Harvey, RIN) and the British frigates HMS Lossie (Lt.Cdr. A.F. MacFie, OBE, RNR), HMS Findhorn (Lt.Cdr. J.C. Dawson, RD, RNR) and HMS Nadder (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.E. Kitto, RNR). (3)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18180
  2. ADM 173/18214
  3. ADM 173/19049

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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