Pulicat-class patrol boat

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The Pulicat class of patrol boats were a series of five water craft of Russian origin, which were in service of Indian Navy and were later-on transferred to newly formed Indian Coast Guard in 1977. They were ordered in 1965 and delivered in 1967. They had a displacement of 80 tonnes. Some of the boats of the class took part in Indo-Pak war of 1971. The boats in the series were named after coastal cities of India.[1][2][3]

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Pulicat Class Patrol Boat
ICGS 53 Pamban

Boats in the class[edit]

Name Date of commissioning
INS Pamban 18 February 1967
INS Puri 18 February 1967
INS Pulicat 16 March 1967
INS Panaji 16 Mar 1967
INS Panvel 16 Mar 1967

See also[edit]

Jija Bai Class Patrol Vessel

References[edit]

  1. ^ Commissioning "Pulicat class - commissioning" Check |url= value (help). Indian Navy. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Indian Navy's Inshore Patrol Vessels" (PDF). Indian Military History. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Growth of the Indian Navy". Indian Navy. Retrieved 20 January 2013.