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HMIS Adyar
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CountryUnited Kingdom
AllegianceBritish Empire
BranchRoyal Navy
Garrison/HQRN Base, Madras

Madras was a naval base and command of the British Royal Navy and Royal Indian Navy.[1] At various times it encompassed a shore base, naval formations and other ships not attached to other formations.

Naval HQ

Naval Officer-in-Charge, Madras

  1. Acting Commodore 2nd Class Henry Samuel Allen, R.N.R. March, 1945 – June 1945.[2]


  1. Clancy, Patrick; Jewell, Larry (1939–1945). "HyperWar: The Royal Indian Navy (Appendix 4) SHORE ESTABLISHMENTS OF THE R.I.N. DURING THE WAR". HyperWar Foundation. Retrieved 26 September 2020.
  2. Houterman, Hans; Koppes, Jeroen. "Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) officers 1939-1945  --  A". Netherlands: Houterman and and Koppes. Retrieved 10 February 2021.