Chung King Laid Down : Launched :
19th May 1948 Completed : Type :
Cruiser Class :
Arethusa Builder : Portsmouth Country :
China Pennants : Fate :
Sunk by air attack March 1949 Was previously : HMS Aurora Later became : Tchoung King
After the Second World War, the Chinese Navy bought HMS AURORA on 19 May 1948 and renamed her CHUNG KING. Later she defected to the Communists who renamed her TCHOUNG KING. Nationalist aircraft sank her in Taku harbour in March 1949. She was later salvaged, but is not believed to have become operational again, although she was subsequently renamed HSUANG HO (1951), PEI CHING (1951) and KUANG CHOU.
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Seve Ballesteros by Peter Deighan. (Y) Half Price! - £80.00
Kings of the Baize II by Peter Deighan Half Price! - £180.00
Damon Hill/ Williams Renault FW.18 by Ivan Berryman Half Price! - £45.00
Michael Owen - The German Hat Trick by Robert Highton. Half Price! - £25.00
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Masters of Strategy II by Michael Thompson. Half Price! - £33.00
Liverpool Euro Final by Robert Highton. Half Price! - £80.00
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