HMS Burnet (K 348)
Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Ferguson Shipbuilders. Ltd. (Port Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||22 Jul 1942|
|Laid down||2 Nov 1942|
|Launched||31 May 1943|
|Commissioned||23 Sep 1943|
Loaned to the Royal Indian Navy on 15 May 1945.
|Career notes||To the Royal Indian Navy as HMIS Gondwana|
Commands listed for HMS Burnet (K 348)
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|1||Lt. Dudley Stewart Charles, RNR||6 Jul 1943||6 Aug 1944|
|2||Lt. Alan Alfred Hawkins, RNVR||6 Aug 1944||15 May 1945|
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Notable events involving Burnet include:
19 Nov 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Hadleigh Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. H.V. Gordon, DSC, RNVR), HMS Snowflake (Lt. E.J. Powell, RNR) and HMS Burnet (Lt. D.S. Charles, RNR).
Upon completion of these exercises O 9 departed Tobermory for Campbeltown. She was escorted by HMS Avon (Lt.Cdr. P.G.A. King, RD, RNR). (1)
- File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)