HMS BELFAST PHOTO ALBUM
Here I offer a cd containing 130 high res scans ,produced from a sailors original photo album . He served on HMS BELFAST during the early 1950s .There are a good number of photos of HMS Belfast ..including at Malta ,then on to the Far East ...4 nice photos of the ship in dry dock at kure Japan.... and off Hong Kong .Other photos show the aftermath of Belfasts bombardment at Inchon ,Korea .Other photos show korean Pows on deck ,Naval helicopters , HMS Ceylon , HMS Mount bay , HMS Maidstone , HMS Glory , USS Boxer ,USS New Jersey and a US Rocket Ship .To buy a copy of this cd for £10( free postage) .feel free to click on the paypal button .
HMS Belfast was launched in 1938 , a town class light cruiser , she saw service in WW2 initially part of the naval Blockade against Germany .Saw action escorting Artic convoys to the Soviet Union .During December 1943 HMS Belfast played an important role in the Battle Of North Cape assisting in the destruction of German warship Scharnhorst .
In June 1944 , HMS Belfast took part in operation Overlord supporting the D-day landings .
HMS Belfast is now a museum ship moored in London on the River Thames and well worth a visit .