Indian Navy ship Sandhyak will be decommissioned today. The INS Sandhyak Shutdown Ceremony will take place at Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam after serving the nation for 40 years. Due to Corona protocol, only officers and sailors at the station will be able to attend this important ceremony. The Corona protocol will be strictly followed throughout the program. Due to Corona protocol, only officers and sailors at the station will be able to attend this important ceremony. The Corona protocol will be strictly followed during this programme.
The ship was conceived by the then Chief Hydrographer, Admiral FL Fraser, who also designed and built this hydrographic survey ship in India. Let us inform you that after the design was completed by the Navy Headquarters, construction of this vessel began in 1978 at GRSE Kolkata with keel laying. The ship was commissioned to the Indian Navy on February 26, 1981 by Vice Admiral M.
According to media reports, the ship has been the mother ship since its inception. It also played a very important role in laying the foundation for the complete hydrographic coverage of the waters of the peninsula. The ship’s design was a huge success, paving the way for modern modifications to all survey ships of the Indian Navy. According to the report, the ship, while in service, conducted about 200 major hydrographic surveys, and played a role in several minor surveys along the country’s eastern and western coasts, the Andaman Sea, as well as in neighboring countries.