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Re: Iran August 1941
Posted by: Andreas von Mach (IP Logged)
Date: October 25, 2018 03:37PM

Iran: political diaries 1946-1951
Robert Michael Burrell, Robert L. Jarman
Archive Editions, 1997 - 745 Pages

List of Persian Naval Vessels as nbelieved to exist prior to August 1941 showing present wheraeabouts

1.Babr Sloop. 950t
Sunk by RN in 1941
2. Palang . Sloop. 950t
Sunk by RN in 1941
HM Government has under consideration
providing two suitable vessels as replacements

3.Shahbroke. Gunboat 351t (Shahrokh)
4.Shabaz. Gunboat 351t (Chahbaaz)
5.Simurgh. Gunboat 351t (Simorgh)
6.Kirkaz. Gunboat 351t (Karkas)
All taken by British naval authorities for use with the Royal Indian Navy. Now in Indian Waters. One of these has been cannibalised.
HM Government has proposed a gift of 3 HMDL to replace cannibalised gunboat (b) in place of hire of forue gunboats used by British

7. Euphrates or Humai,. Ex steam yacht Ivy used as depot ship 700t
Used nby RN until recently. Now in charge of Harbourmaster Khorramashar. Sunk at her mooring
No action so far prepared

8. Shahin. Minesweeper 135t
Scuttled by RN July 1944
No action so far prepared

9. Floating dock 600t
Removed by RN Present whereabuts Alexandria
To be returned to Bander Shalpur

10. Neyrou Tug
Previously in use by RN
No action required

11.Tundkash (AdmiralS' barge) Motor launch 83ftx 7ftx2ft
Returned to
No action required

12. Chinchilla steel hulled cabin cruiser
13. Karun 32ft x 13ft x 4ft
Handed back to persians government, but they are unserviceable as engines cannot be repaired
Notation to Admirality
awaited to install new engines

14. Four motor dhows (Booms) at Khoramshar
Two were sunk and are still submerged. Two are in service with RN.
No action so far proposed

15. R.N.M.B.16 motor launch cabin type. 48ft x 10ft x 3ft 6oin with Kelvin 4 cyl engines
Transferred to Inland Water Transport
No action so far proposed

16.R.N.W.B. No.2 water barge dumb
Taken oevre from persians and converted from oil to water barge. Now at Bahrein
No action so far proposed

17.K.M.D. No.1 Motor Dhow ex Golden Hind
Large and old motor dhow. Engine shaft amd housing
No action so far proposed

Edited 5 time(s). Last edit at 10/25/2018 04:33PM by Andreas von Mach.

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