HMIS Kumaon (J 164)
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||12 Dec 1940|
|Launched||2 May 1942|
|Commissioned||30 Nov 1942|
|History||Scrapped in 1949.|
|Former name||HMS Middlesborough|
Commands listed for HMIS Kumaon (J 164)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Lt. George Robert William Terence Horner, RIN||20 Nov 1942||17 Feb 1944|
|2||T/Lt. Santasing Gill, RINR||17 Feb 1944||8 Jun 1944|
|3||T/Lt. Edward William Kent, RINR||8 Jun 1944||5 Jul 1945|
|4||T/Lt. Upkar Jummy Singh Chopra, RINR||5 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Kumaon include:
26 Nov 1942
Kumaon (Lt. G.R.W.T. Horner, RIN) conducted D/G trials on the D/G range at Holy Loch. (1)
- ADM 53/115945
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.