Allied Warships

HMIS Pathan (K 26)

Patrol craft of the PC class

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
TypePatrol craft
PennantK 26 
Built byWorkman Clark & Co. Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Laid down 
Launched11 Mar 1918 
Lost23 Jun 1940 
Loss position18° 56'N, 72° 45'E

HMIS Pathan (Lt.Cdr. Karl Durston, RIN) was damaged on the 22nd by an internal explosion.
Pathan sank the following day in position 18°56'N, 72°45'E. 

Former nameHMS PC 69

Commands listed for HMIS Pathan (K 26)

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1Lt.Cdr. Alfred Henry Watt, RIN5 May 193920 Oct 1939
2Lt.Cdr. Ivan Bryan Warburton Heanly, RIN20 Oct 1939mid 1940
3Lt.Cdr. Karl Durston, RINmid 194023 Jun 1940 (+)

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Notable events involving Pathan include:

16 Oct 1939
HMIS Pathan (Lt.Cdr. A.H. Watt, RIN) was taken in hand at Bombay for re-tubing of her boilers.

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