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New Historical Site: HMS Belfast



HMS Belfast is a light cruiser built for the Royal Navy in 1936. It was the fist ship in the Royal Navy to be named after the capital city of Northern Ireland. Commissioned in 1939, it was part of the Battle of North Cape and supported the Normandy landings during World War II. Since 1971, its been open to the public as a museum ship.


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