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Thursday, January 03, 2013

400 Years Of The Indian Navy [Illustration]


Roots of present-day Indian Navy can be traced back to the establishment of the 'Honourable East India Company Marines' in 1612. Thus, 2012 marked its 400th anniversary.

Names by which the Indian Navy was earlier identified, over the centuries:

  • Honourable East India Company Marines
  • Bombay Marine
  • Her Majesty's Indian Marine
  • Her Majesty's Indian Navy
  • Royal Indian Navy


via Live Mint


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1 comment:

  1. Those jackasses at Mint have failed to talk about the Maratha is a shame.

    Please read

    To recognize the contribution of Marathas, Indian navy started INS Shivaji at Lonavala-Khandala(ati kya Khandala fame)


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