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Fiji Class - World Naval Ships Directory

Fiji Class

Class : Fiji
Builder :
Country : UK
Ship Type : Cruiser
Pennants : 60, C60, C180 BPF, C52, 30, 58, 48, C48, 44, C170 BPF, C44, 14, C14, 59, C59, C172 BPF, 46, 66, C66
Profile : Also referred to as Colony Class

Fiji Class Cruisers, c.1939 - 1942.

Ships in the Fiji class (ordered by name)... :

NameLaunchedFate
Bermuda11th September 1941Scrapped August 1965
Ceylon30th July 1942To Peru (Colonel Bolognesi) 9th February 1960, scrapped 1985.
Fiji31st May 1939Sunk 22nd May 1941
Gambia30th November 1940Scrapped 1968
Jamaica16th November 1940Scrapped 1960
Kenya18th August 1939Scrapped 1962
Newfoundland19th December 1941To Peru (Almirante Grau) 2nd November 1959
Nigeria18th July 1939Transferred to India (Mysore) 29th August 1957.
Trinidad21st March 1940Sunk 15th May 1942
Uganda7th August 1941Scrapped 1961



Ships in the Fiji class (ordered by launch date)... :

NameLaunchedFate
Fiji31st May 1939Sunk 22nd May 1941
Nigeria18th July 1939Transferred to India (Mysore) 29th August 1957.
Kenya18th August 1939Scrapped 1962
Jamaica16th November 1940Scrapped 1960
Gambia30th November 1940Scrapped 1968
Trinidad21st March 1940Sunk 15th May 1942
Newfoundland19th December 1941To Peru (Almirante Grau) 2nd November 1959
Uganda7th August 1941Scrapped 1961
Bermuda11th September 1941Scrapped August 1965
Ceylon30th July 1942To Peru (Colonel Bolognesi) 9th February 1960, scrapped 1985.

Ships in this class went on to become :

Nigeria Mysore (India) (29th August 1957)
Newfoundland Almirante Grau (Peru) (2nd November 1959)
Capitan Quinones (Peru) (15th May 1973)
Uganda Quebec (Canada) (14th January 1952)
Ceylon Coronel Bolognesi (Peru) (9th February 1960)
Ship Badges of the Fiji Class.
JamaicaNigeriaTrinidad

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