Manohar Prahlad Awati
Vice Admiral Manohar Prahlad Awati, PVSM, VrC, (7 September 1927 – 4 November 2018) was the former Chief of India's Western Naval Command. He retired in 1983. During the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, he was awarded the Vir Chakra for his command of the INS Kamorta. The admiral was also known as the "Father of the Indian Navy's Circumnavigation Adventures".
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- Cmde Srikant B. Kesnur. "Manu Awati - Young Man & The Sea". Retrieved 6 November 2018.
- Express News Service. "Indian Navy loses one of its heroes: Vice Admiral MP Awati passes away". Retrieved 6 November 2018.
- Maninder Dabas. "Father Of Navy's Circumnavigation & 1971 War Vir Chakra Awardee Vice Admiral Awati Passes Away". Retrieved 6 November 2018.
- "Father of the Indian Navy's circumnavigational adventures, Vice Admiral MP Awati, passes away". Retrieved 6 November 2018.