Director General Indian Coast Guard Vice Admiral Anurag G Thapliyal was commissioned at Mumbai on 10 April 2013 by the Director General Indian Coast Guard Vice Admiral Anurag G Thapliyal. This is the fifth of the series of twelve Air Cushion Vehicles (ACVs) to be commissioned so far.
This ship will be based in Okha under the Administrative and Operational Control of the Commander Coast Guard Region (North-West).
Indian Coast Guard Ship H-191
• It is a 21 meter long Air Cushion Vehicle with 31 tonnes displacement
• It can achieve maximum speed of 45 knots
• It is capable of undertaking multi-farious tasks such as surveillance, interdiction, search and rescue and rendering assistance to small boats/craft in distress at sea