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HMS Belfast - London, England, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
N 51° 30.371 W 000° 04.880
30U E 702545 N 5710156
Quick Description: The HMS Belfast served from 1938 to 1963 from the North Sea to the South Pacific. Today, HMS Belfast serves as a living museum while docked in the Thames River.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/7/2008 6:09:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM4507
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member C4A
Views: 94

Long Description:
The Imperial War Museum operates the HMS Belfast everyday (except Dec 24-26) to demonstrate the history of this vessel and the life the sailors led.

The HMS Belfast was used in patrols early in World War Two, then was a participant in the landings of D-Day on June 6, 1944 by providing bombardment support.

The HMS Belfast also saw conflict in the Korean War.

Since 1971, all of that history and stories about life of sailors on the HMS Belfast are available to the public.
Type of vessel: Edinburgh Cruiser, Modified Southampton class

Hours of use: From: 10:00 AM To: 6:00 PM

Admission? Cost?: £10.30

Date: 07/01/2008

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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