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The Royal Naval Base at Trincomalee was commissioned on 1 July 1943 to be HMS Highflyer. The RN Base was paid off on 30th September 1958, and HMS Highflyer was re-commissioned at Welisara and Kotugoda on 1st October 1958. The two stations were known collectively as Ceylon West.

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