HMIS Khyber (J 190)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Indian Navy|
|Built by||William Hamilton & Co. (Port Glasgow, Scotland) : Parsons|
|Ordered||20 Dec 1939|
|Laid down||10 Dec 1940|
|Launched||17 Feb 1942|
|Commissioned||12 Aug 1942|
|History||Scrapped in 1949.|
|Former name||HMS Harwich|
Commands listed for HMIS Khyber (J 190)
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|1||Lt. Bhaskar Sadashiv Soman, RIN||1942||mid 1943|
|2||T/Lt. William Russell Page, RINVR||mid 1943||12 Jun 1943|
|3||T/Lt. Horace Charles Herbert Berry, RINR||12 Jun 1943||7 Jul 1944|
|4||T/Lt. William Donald Feather Clayton, RINR||7 Jul 1944||14 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Khyber include:
4 Feb 1943
HrMs O 21 (Lt.Cdr. J.F. van Dulm, RNN) conducts A/S exercises of Diego Suarez with HMIS Khyber (Lt. B.S. Soma, RIN), HMS Lurched (T/Lt. J. Muir, RNVR) and HMS Mastiff (ii) (T/Lt. C.M. Motherwell, RNVR). (2)
- ADM 173/17528
- File 2.12.03.6413 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.