Allied Warships

HMIS Clive (L 79 / U 79)

Sloop of the 24 class

NavyThe Royal Indian Navy
TypeSloop
Class24 
PennantL 79 / U 79 
Built byWilliam Beardmore & Co. (Dalmuir, Scotland) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched10 Dec 1919 
Commissioned20 Apr 1920 
End service 
HistoryScrapped in 1947.

 

Commands listed for HMIS Clive (L 79 / U 79)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Henry Philip Hughes-Hallett, DSC, RIN8 Sep 19384 Mar 1940
2Cdr. Henry Richmond Inigo-Jones, RIN4 Mar 19402 Jun 1941
3Lt.Cdr. (emergency) Richard Robert Caws, RIN2 Jun 19411 Dec 1942
4T/Lt. William Henry Dunster, RINR1 Dec 194226 Mar 1943
5T/Lt. Allan Brittain, RINR26 Mar 194319 Nov 1943
6T/A/Lt.Cdr. Vladimir Vladimirovitch Pogoretsky, RINR19 Nov 194321 Apr 1944
7T/A/Lt.Cdr. Reginald Sahwny, RINVR21 Apr 19441 Aug 1945
8T/A/Lt.Cdr. Vladimir Vladimirovitch Pogoretsky, RINR1 Aug 1945mid 1946

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Notable events involving Clive include:


29 Aug 1939
HMIS Clive (Cdr. H.P. Hughes-Hallett, DSC, RIN) arrived at Bombay from Trincomalee. At Bombay she was taken in hand for docking and boiler cleaning. (1)

3 Sep 1939
HMIS Clive (Cdr. H.P. Hughes-Hallett, DSC, RIN) departed Bombay to patrol off Masirah Island. (1)

3 Sep 1939
At 1815 hours (zone -4), HMS Liverpool (Capt. A.D. Read, RN), departed Masirah Island in the Arabian Sea for patrol in the Arabian Sea. This was to provide cover for the movements of warships from the Royal Indian Navy; HMS Hindustan (Cdr. G.V.G. Beamish, RIN), HMS Indus (Cdr. Cdr. E.G.G. Hunt, RIN) and HMS Clive (Cdr. H.P. Hughes-Hallet, RIN); as well as the depot ship HMS Lucia (Cdr. J.F.W. Mudford, RN) (2)

29 Sep 1939
HMIS Clive (Cdr. H.P. Hughes-Hallett, DSC, RIN) arrived at Bombay. (1)

3 Oct 1939
HMIS Clive (Cdr. H.P. Hughes-Hallett, DSC, RIN) departed Bombay for Aden. (1)

9 Oct 1939
HMIS Clive (Cdr. H.P. Hughes-Hallett, DSC, RIN) returned to Bombay after having been recalled. (1)

17 Oct 1939
HMIS Clive (Cdr. H.P. Hughes-Hallett, DSC, RIN) departed Bombay for Masirah Island. (1)

20 Oct 1939
HMIS Clive (Cdr. H.P. Hughes-Hallett, DSC, RIN) arrived at Masirah Island. (3)

31 Oct 1939
HMIS Clive (Cdr. H.P. Hughes-Hallett, DSC, RIN) departed Masirah Island for Aden. (3)

4 Nov 1939
HMIS Clive (Cdr. H.P. Hughes-Hallett, DSC, RIN) arrived at Aden. (3)

12 Feb 1940
HMIS Clive (Cdr. H.P. Hughes-Hallett, DSC, RIN) departed Aden for Bombay (1)

19 Feb 1940
HMIS Clive (Cdr. H.P. Hughes-Hallett, DSC, RIN) arrived at Bombay for a short refit. (1)

7 Mar 1940
With her refit completed, HMIS Clive (Cdr. H.R. Inigo-Jones, RIN), departed Bombay for the Persian Gulf.

Sources

  1. ADM 199/368
  2. ADM 53/109582
  3. ADM 199/2550

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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