HMS Emperor of India (1916) MS (2nd)
Paddle Minesweeper

This the second ship to carry the name HMS Emperor of India was a paddle steamer.

Built in 1906 and displacing 482 tons.

Requisitioned first from 1916 to 1920, and then returned to civilian use.

Requisitioned for a second time during the second world war from 1939 to 1946 and used as a paddle minesweeper.

Took part in 'Operation Dynamo' the evacuation from Dunkirk, and in three trips she evacuated 644 troops.  

Won the Battle Honour: Dunkirk 1940.


Other HMS Emperor of India
- 1st  HMS Emperor of India
- 2nd HMS Emperor of India

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This page last edited - 10 April, 2013.

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