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Original Royal Navy tompion HMS Ceylon

HMS Ceylon was a Ceylon class cruiser. Built by Stephens at Govan and launched on 30 July 1942.

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 :

17 cm diameter  2 kg weight

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