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List of all ships of the Indian Navy, including aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, frigates, submarines, and all other ships of the Indian Navy, with photographs.
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
VIKRANT aircraft carrier              Displacement: 16.000t standard; 19.500t full load          Armament: 15-40mm/60 Bofors, 16 aircraft      Complement: 1075 (peace), 1345 (war)
Vikrant 4.3.61 In service 1995
VIRAAT aircraft carrier
Viraat 19.4.86 In service 1995

CRUISERS

Ex-British LEANDER class cruiser        Displacement: 7114t standard; 9740t full load         Armament: 6-6in/50, 8-4in/45 Mk 16, 8-40mm/60 Mk5, 6-40mm/60 Mk 7, 4-3pdr saluting, 6-21in TT           Complement: 680 (800 as TS)
Delhi 5th July 1948 For disposal May 1978

Delhi.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  Walker Archive. Order Code  PAN156

Ex-British FIJI class cruiser              Displacement: 8700t standard; 11,040t full load         Armament: 9-6in/50 Mk 23, 8-4in/45 Mk 16, 10-40mm/60 Mk 5, 2-40mm/60 Mk 7        Complement: 800
Mysore 29.8.57 Broke up 1986

DESTROYERS

Ex-British 'R' class destroyers
Rana 9.9.49 For disposal 1976
Rajput 27.7.49 For disposal 1976
Ranjit 4.7.49 For disposal 1976

ORIGINAL POSTCARD FOR SALE.  DONATED TOWARDS THE UPKEEP OF THIS SITE.

Ranjit, June 1953.

Original  Postcard. Published by Wright & Logan. Price 12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PAN191

DELHI class destroyers               Displacement: 6500t standard          Armament: 2-76mm/60, 4 SS-N-22 sunburn SSMs, 2 SA-N-7 gadfly SAMs or trishul, possibly CAD-N-1 CIWS, 6-324mm ASW TT          Complement: ?
Delhi (D61) 1st February 1991 In service 2005
Mysore (D62) 4th June 1993 In service 2005
Mumbai (D63) Commissioned 2001 In service 2005

Indian destroyer Mumbai firing a salute, looking over Japanese destroyer Murasame at the Trafalgar 200 Fleet Review, June 2005.  

Official sources indicate that Mumbai (D63) was at the review, but this ship is clearly D62.  Is this a re-numbered Mumbai, or is it in fact Mysore?

Copyright of Nick Newns.   A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  NN139

FRIGATES

Ex-British HUNT class (Type 2) frigates
Ganga Apr/May 1953 For disposal 1975
Godavari 24.4.53 For disposal 1979
Gomati 27.4.53 For disposal 1975
British BLACKWOOD class frigates
Khukri 20.11.56 Torpedoed during the Indo-Pakistan War 1971

ORIGINAL POSTCARD FOR SALE.  DONATED TOWARDS THE UPKEEP OF THIS SITE.

Khukri, September 1958.

Original  Postcard. Published by Wright & Logan. Price 12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PAN210

Kirpan 19.8.58 Transferred to Coast Guard 1978
Kuthar 14.10.58 Transferred to Coast Guard 1978
British WHITBY class frigates
Talwar 18.7.58 Broken up 1992

ORIGINAL POSTCARD FOR SALE.  DONATED TOWARDS THE UPKEEP OF THIS SITE.

Talwar, May 1960.

Original  Postcard. Published by Wright & Logan. Price 12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PAN200

Trishul 18.1.60 In service 1995

ORIGINAL POSTCARD FOR SALE.  DONATED TOWARDS THE UPKEEP OF THIS SITE.

Trishul, February 1960.

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British LEOPARD class frigates 
Brahmaputra 15.3.57 Broken up 1986

ORIGINAL POSTCARD FOR SALE.  DONATED TOWARDS THE UPKEEP OF THIS SITE.

Brahmaputra, May 1958.

Original  Postcard. Published by Wright & Logan. Price 12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PAN202

Beas 24.5.60 Broken up 1992
Betwa 8.12.60 Broken up 1988

ORIGINAL POSTCARD FOR SALE.  DONATED TOWARDS THE UPKEEP OF THIS SITE.

Betwa, March 1961.

Original  Postcard. Published by Wright & Logan. Price 12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PAN208

British broad beam LEANDER type frigates
Nilgiri 12.10.68 In service 1995
Himgiri 6.5.70 In service 1995
Dunagiri 24.10.72 In service 1995
Udaygiri 9.3.74 In service 1995
Taragiri 25.10.76 In service 1995
Vindhyagiri 12.11.77 In service 1995
GODAVARI class frigates         Displacement: 3500t normal; 4100t deep load         Armament: 2-57mm/62 DP, 8-30mm/65, 4 SS-N-2C Styx SSMs, SA-N-4 Gecko SAM, 6-324mm ILAS-3 ASW TT, 2 sea king Mk 42B or 1 sea king and 1 Chetak helicopters        Complement: 51 officers, 262 ratings
Godavari 15.5.80 In service 1995
Gomati 20.3.84 In service 1995
Ganga 21.10.81 In service 1995
IMPROVED GODAVARI class frigates              Displacement: 4400t normal; 5400t deep load            Armament: 4 P-120 Malachit-E SSM, 1 Trishul SAM system, 1-76mm/62 OTO Melara, 4-30mm AK630 CIWS, 6-324mm NST-58 ASW TT, 1 sea king or chetak helicopter   Complement: ?
Bramaputra 29.1.94 Fitting out 1995
F24 -  - Projected
F25 - - Projected

SUBMARINES

SHISHUMAR class submarines           Displacement: 1690t/1850t               Armament: 8-533mm TT (bow, 14 SUT torpedoes)        Complement: 40 (8 officers)
Shishumar 13.12.84 In service 1995
Shankush 11.5.84 In service 1995
Shalki 30.9.89 In service 1995
Shankul 21.3.92 In service 1995
Russian KILO class submarines (PROJECT 877EM)
Sindhugosh - In service 1995
Sindhudhvaj - In service 1995
Sindhuraj - In service 1995
Sindhuvir - In service 1995
Sindhuratna - In service 1995
Sindhukesari - In service 1995
Sindhukirti - In service 1995
Sindhuvijay - In service 1995

S62 Sindhuvijay at Malta.

Russian Kilo Class Submarine, commissioned 6th March 1991.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD452

Soviet CHARLIE I class cruise missile submarine 
Chakra - -

CORVETTES

Soviet PETYA III class frigates (corvettes)
Arnala Disposed 1994
Androth Disposed 1994
Anjadip Disposed 1994
Andaman Sank in heavy weather 22 Aug 1990
Amini Disposed 1994
Kamorta Disposed 1994
Kadmath Disposed 1994
Kiltan Paid off then scrapped 1986-88
Kavaratti Paid off then scrapped 1986-88
Katchal Paid off then scrapped 1986-88
Kanjar Paid off then scrapped 1986-88
Amindivi Paid off then scrapped 1986-88
DURG class (Soviet Nanuchka II) missile corvettes
Vijaydurg - In service 1995
Sindhudurg - In service 1995
Hosdurg - In service 1995
VEER class (Soviet Tarantul I) missile corvettes          Displacement: 480t standard; 580t deep load        Armament: 4 SS-N-2C Styx SSM, 1 SA-N-5 SAM, 1-76mm/60, 2-30mm CIWS          Complement: 40
Veer - In service 1995
Nirbhik - In service 1995
Nipat - In service 1995
Nishank - In service 1995
Nirghat - In service 1995
Vibhuti - In service 1995
Vipul - In service 1995
Vinash - In service 1995
Vidyut - In service 1995
Nashak - In service 1995
K50 - In service 1995
K51 - In service 1995
KHUKRI class missile corvettes                Displacement: 1350t deep load         Armament: 4 SS-N-2C Styx SSM, SA-N-5 Grail SAM, 1-76mm/60 DP, 4-30mm         Complement: 79 (10 officers)
Khukri - In service 1995
Khutar - In service 1995
Kirpan - In service 1995
Khanjar - In service 1995
Kora - In service 1995
Kirch - In service 1995
ABHAY class ASW corvettes        Displacement: 480t normal; 530t deep load      Armament: 1-76mm/60, 1-30mm AK630 CIWS, 4-533mm ASW ITT              Complement: 32
Abhay - In service 1995
Ajay - In service 1995
Aksay - In service 1995
Agray - In service 1995

PATROL CRAFT

Ex-Soviet OSA I and II class fast attack craft (missile)
Veer - Scrapped 1980's
Vidyut - Scrapped 1980's
Vijeta - Scrapped 1980's
Vinash - Scrapped 1980's
Nipat - Scrapped 1980's
Nashat - Converted to carry frogman 1980, Scrapped 1980's
Nirbhik - Scrapped 1980's
Nirghat - Scrapped 1980's
Prachand 17 Feb 1976 Replaced as Veer & Vibhunti classes
Pralaya 17 Feb 1976 Replaced as Veer & Vibhunti classes
Prabal 17 Feb 1976 Replaced as Veer & Vibhunti classes
Pratap 17 Feb 1976 Replaced as Veer & Vibhunti classes
Chamak 5 Nov 1976 Replaced as Veer & Vibhunti classes
Chapal 5 Nov 1976 Replaced as Veer & Vibhunti classes
Chapak 5 Nov 1976 Replaced as Veer & Vibhunti classes
Charag 5 Nov 1976 Replaced as Veer & Vibhunti classes
SDB Mk 2 class large patrol craft            Displacement: 203t full load         Armament: 1-40mm/60 Bofors, 2 DCT, 2 DC rails         Complement: 30
T51 31 Dec 1975 -
T52 - -
T53 - -
Rajhans - -
T55 - -
British FORD class seaward defense boats
Abhay - Scrapped mid 1980's
Ajay - Scrapped mid 1980's
Akshay - Scrapped mid 1980's
Amar - Scrapped mid 1980's
Ex-Soviet POLUCHAT I class coastal patrol craft
Panaji - Disposed in 1980
Panvel - Disposed in 1980
Pamban - Disposed in 1980
Puli - Disposed in 1980
Pulicat - Disposed in 1980
SUKANYA class offshore patrol vessels            Displacement: 1650t normal; 1890t deep load        Armament: 1-40mm/60 Bofors Mk 7, 1 helicopter         Complement: 145 (12 officers)
Sukanya - -
Subhadra - -
Suyarna - -
Savitri - -
Sarayu - -
Shargda - -
Sujatta - -
VIKRAM class offshore patrol vessels         Displacement: 940t normal; 1223t full load           Armament: 1-40mm/60 Bofors Mk 7, 1 helicopter
Vikram Dec 1983-March 1991 -
Vijaya Dec 1983-March 1991 -
Veera Dec 1983-March 1991 -
Varuna Dec 1983-March 1991 -
Vajra Dec 1983-March 1991 -
Vivek Dec 1983-March 1991 -
Vigraha Dec 1983-March 1991 -
Varad Dec 1983-March 1991 -
Varaha Dec 1983-March 1991 -
Ex-British TON class coastal Minesweepers
Cuddalore 1956 Reserved in early 1978, scrapped 1980's
Cannanore 1956 Reserved in early 1978, scrapped 1980's
Karwar 1956 Reserved in early 1978, scrapped 1980's
Kakinada 1956 Reserved in early 1978, scrapped 1980's

MINESWEEPERS

Ex-Soviet NATYA class ocean minesweepers
Pondicherry Apr 1978 -
Porbandar Apr 1978 -
Bedi Jul 1979 -
Bhavnagar Jul 1979 -
Alleppey Aug 1980 -
Ratnagiri Aug 1980 -
Karwar Sep 1986 -
Cannanore Nov 1987 -
Cuddalore Nov 1987 -
Kakinada May 1987 -
Kozhikoda Dec 1986 -
Konkan Dec 1988 -
British HAM class inshore minesweepers
Bimlipathan 1955 In service 1995
Bassein 1955 In service 1995
Bhatkal launched May 1967 In service 1995
Bulsar launched 17 May 1969 In service 1995
Ex-Soviet YEVGENYA class inshore minesweepers
Mahe 1983 -
Malvan 1983 -
Mangalore 1983 -
Malpe 1984 -
Mulki 1984 -
Magdala 1984 -

OTHER VESSELS

Darshak at Malta, April 2002.

Sandhayak class survey ship, commissioned 1999.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD725

Darshak at Malta, April 2002.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD726

 

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