Indian Navy destroyer fire, 4 hospitalized

October 27, 2021 Maritime Safety News

Indian Navy destroyer INS RANVIJAY suffered fire on board at night Oct 23 at Visakhapatnam Naval Base, eastern India, Bay of Bengal. Flooding was also reported, fire understood to be either extinguished or put under control, as of morning Oct 24. Four crew suffered burns and were hospitalized. Situation, status of destroyer, yet unclear.
Indian Navy Rajput-class destroyer INS RANVIJAY, displacement 4974, built 1988 (Soviet shipyard), armament missiles, guns, anti submarine mortars/torpedoes, helicopter.
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