HMS Belfast

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HMS Belfast is permanently moored on the river Thames, London, close to Tower Bridge. She was first commissioned into the Royal Navy in August 1939, in late 1942 she was assigned for duty in the North Atlantic where she played a key role in the battle of North Cape. In June 1944 she led the naval bombardment off Normandy in support of the allied landings of
D-Day. She last fired her guns in anger during the Korean War, when she earned the name "that straight-shooting ship".

Guilded tours around HMS Belfast take approximately 2 hours, giving visitors the opportunity to discover all nine decks of this historic warship.



talsi - Mar 20, 2009 10:06 AM EDT
Nice image and interesting history of the ship

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