Manoram-class ferry

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Class overview
Name: Manoram class
Operators:  Indian Navy
Planned: 3
Completed: 3
Active: 3
General characteristics
Type: Ferry
Displacement: 578.146 tonnes
Length: 62.1 m (203 ft 9 in)
Beam: 9.41 m (30 ft 10 in)
Draught: 1.9 m (6 ft 3 in)
  • 1,044 kW (1,400 hp) Cummings India Ltd
  • 2 x 150 kW (200 hp) 415 V 50 Hz AC generator
Speed: 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)
Capacity: 250 passengers

The Manoram-class ferry are series of watercraft built by Inland Marine Works Pvt Ltd Port Blair, at its Chanch Shipyard, Gujarat for Indian Navy. They are fully air conditioned crafts and are fitted with modern navigational aids and have capacity to ferry 250 passengers.[1]

Commission and deployment[edit]

  • INS Manoram (IR Number: 39465): The first ship of the class was commissioned into the Indian Navy at Naval Dockyard (Mumbai) in presence of its Admiral Superintendent namely Rear Admiral AV Subhedar on 7 December 2011.
  • INS Vihar (IR Number: 41298): The second ship of the class was also commissioned into the Indian Navy at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai in presence of its Admiral superintendent namely Rear Admiral AK Bahl on 9 September 2012.
External image
Manoram class ferry
INS Manoram induction

See also[edit]


  1. ^ -into-the-indian-navy "Manoram" Check |url= value (help). 

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