£400.00 (inc. VAT)

HMS Ceylon was a Ceylon class cruiser

Built by Stephens at Govan and launched on 30 July 1942

Original Royal Navy tampion

After 2 months in the Home Fleet she was transferred to the Eastern Fleet and took part in many carrier raids, bombardments and patrols against Japanese-held territory until October 1945

HMS Ceylon was re-commissioned in March 1950 for the 4th Cruiser Squadron East Indies and was actively engaged in the Korean War, carrying out a number of bombardments. She was paid off at Portsmouth in October 1954 for re-construction. Between 1956 and 1959 she served in the Mediterranean, Home Fleet and East of Suez

In February 1960 was transferred to the Peruvian Navy and re-named Coronel Bolognesi

Dimensions :

17cm diameter

2kg weight

We have been the World’s largest dealers in these original Royal Navy artefacts for over twenty years now, the bulk of our stock coming directly from invitation by the Royal Navy and the Royal Navy Museum in Portsmouth Dockyard

In a market full of souvenirs & fakes, we are are proud to present to you these, the ‘Real McCoy,’ in which to confidently invest, and wholeheartedly enjoy

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