Allied Warships

HMIS Baroda (T 249)

MS Trawler of the Basset class

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassBasset 
PennantT 249 
Built byShalimar Engineering and Shipbuilding (Seebpore, India) 
Ordered29 Jul 1940 
Laid down28 Oct 1940 
Launched22 Oct 1941 
CommissionedDec 1942 
End service 
History

Transferred to Pakistan in 1948.

 

Commands listed for HMIS Baroda (T 249)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Richard Reeve Colls, RIN10 Apr 19421 Dec 1942
2T/Lt. Andrew James Ritchie, RINR1 Dec 194219 May 1943
3T/Lt. Robert Benjamin Simkins, RINR19 May 1943Jul 1943
4T/Lt. Andrew James Ritchie, RINRJul 194325 Aug 1943
5Lt. Surendra Datt Kala, RIN25 Aug 1943late 1943
6T/Lt. Andrew James Ritchie, RINRlate 194329 Nov 1944
7T/Lt. Douglas Forbes McKellar, RINVR29 Nov 1944

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Notable events involving Baroda include:


18 Oct 1944
HrMs K XI (Lt.Cdr. P.G. de Back, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Varsova, near Bombay with HMIS Baroda (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Ritchie, RINR). (1)

19 Oct 1944
HrMs K XI (Lt.Cdr. P.G. de Back, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Varsova, near Bombay with HMIS Baroda (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Ritchie, RINR). (1)

20 Oct 1944
HrMs K XI (Lt.Cdr. P.G. de Back, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Varsova, near Bombay with HMIS Baroda (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Ritchie, RINR) and HMAS Cairns (T/Lt. N.G. Weber, RANR(S)). (1)

24 Oct 1944
HrMs K XI (Lt.Cdr. P.G. de Back, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Varsova, near Bombay with HMIS Baroda (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Ritchie, RINR). (1)

25 Oct 1944
HrMs K XI (Lt.Cdr. P.G. de Back, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Varsova, near Bombay with HMIS Baroda (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Ritchie, RINR). (1)

26 Oct 1944
HrMs K XI (Lt.Cdr. P.G. de Back, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Varsova, near Bombay with HMIS Baroda (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Ritchie, RINR). (1)

27 Oct 1944
HrMs K XI (Lt.Cdr. P.G. de Back, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Varsova, near Bombay with HMIS Baroda (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Ritchie, RINR). (1)

30 Oct 1944
HrMs K XI (Lt.Cdr. P.G. de Back, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Varsova, near Bombay with HMIS Baroda (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Ritchie, RINR). (1)

31 Oct 1944
HrMs K XI (Lt.Cdr. P.G. de Back, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Varsova, near Bombay with HMIS Baroda (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Ritchie, RINR). (1)

1 Nov 1944
HrMs K XI (Lt.Cdr. P.G. de Back, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Varsova, near Bombay with HMIS Baroda (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Ritchie, RINR). (1)

2 Nov 1944
HrMs K XI (Lt.Cdr. P.G. de Back, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Varsova, near Bombay with HMIS Baroda (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Ritchie, RINR). (1)

3 Nov 1944
HrMs K XI (Lt.Cdr. P.G. de Back, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Varsova, near Bombay with HMIS Baroda (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.J. Ritchie, RINR). (1)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6050 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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