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HMS Ceylon - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Ceylon

Name : HMS Ceylon
Laid Down : 27th April 1939
Launched : 30th July 1942
Completed : 13th July 1943
Type : Cruiser
Class : Fiji
Builder : Stephen
Country : UK
Pennants : 30
Fate : To Peru (Colonel Bolognesi) 9th February 1960, scrapped 1985.
Later became : Coronel Bolognesi

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Timeline Entries :


30th July 1942 - Launched
30th July 1942 - Pennant Number 30
3rd August 1943 - Arrived Scapa Flow
16th April 1944 - Sailed Trincomalee
16th April 1944 - Task Force 69
16th January 1945 - Formed Part of Force 63
28th August 1945 - Arrived Sabang, Sumatra
28th August 1945 - En-route to Penang
4th August 1951 - Bombarded west coast towns of Haeju and Yonen
3rd September 1951 - Off Korea
6th December 1957 - At Bahrain
7th December 1957 - Sailed Bahrain
2nd June 1958 - Sailed Portsmouth for the Far East
14th September 1958 - Assisted in salvaging to tankers in the Gulf of Oman
1959 - Sold to Peru
18th December 1959 - Arrived Portsmouth
9th February 1960 - At Portsmouth, sold to Peru

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