HMS Cromer (M103)
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HMS Cromer, after decommissioning, at Britannia Royal Naval College
|Name:||HMS Cromer (M103)|
|Launched:||6 October 1990|
|Commissioned:||7 April 1992|
|Renamed:||Hindostan in 2001|
|Class and type:||Sandown-class minehunter|
|Displacement:||484 tons full|
|Speed:||13 knots diesel, 6.5 knots electric|
|Complement:||34 (7 officers, 27 ratings)|
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HMS Cromer visited Dundee on 6–9 November 1998 (for a Dundee navy day and Armistice Day commemorations) when she was accompanied by various warships from European countries including: Norwegian minelayer/command ship KNM Vidar, Norwegian minesweeper KNM Måløy, Dutch minehunter M 860 Hr.Ms. Schiedam, Belgian minehunter Crocus, Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose and German minesweeper Volkingen.
She was decommissioned in 2001 before being refitted for use as a training ship at the Britannia Royal Naval College at Dartmouth. In keeping with tradition, for this role the ship has been renamed Hindostan. As she is not a commissioned ship she is not prefixed "HMS".
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