LondonLife – HMS Belfast marks 45 years on the Thames…

November 1, 2016

hms-belfast

The HMS Belfast has marked 45 years since it sailed up the River Thames to its current mooring site off The Queen’s Walk, just to the west of Tower Bridge. The ship, which is Europe’s only surviving World War II cruiser and which, as well as taking part in that conflict, also saw action in the Korean War, opened to the public in 1971. More than nine million people have since visited the ship which features nine decks, all of which are open to sightseers. For more on the ship, see www.iwm.org.uk/visits/hms-belfast.

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One Response to “LondonLife – HMS Belfast marks 45 years on the Thames…”

  1. simonjkyte Says:

    used to see it out the window every day

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