|Builder:||R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd|
|Dimensions:||1223disp - 1590disp, 280.0 x 35.5 x 8.8(draft)ft|
|Engines:||2 x Steam turbines, SR geared, Parsons type, 2000shp|
|Engines by:||R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle|
|Propulsion:||2 x Screws, 17.3knots|
|Armament:||2 x 1 x 4.7ins, 4 x 3pdr guns|
|15/03/1935||Royal Indian Navy|
|Comments:||Member of the Grimsby Class|
|03/1942: British Indian Army and British Army troops from Rangoon had to be withdrawn, as they were overwhelmed by the superior numbers as well as the air command of the Japanese. Akyab was the next port to be attacked by the Japanese in April. The Flag-Officer-Commanding of the Eastern Fleet refused to withdraw INDUS and SUTLEJ from the anti-infiltration patrol off Akyab.|
|06/04/1942: INDUS suffered 3 direct bomb hits in a Japanese air raid, and sank in 35 minutes. Fortunately, there was no loss of life to her crew.|
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