London Architecture

HMS Belfast

Morgan's Lane at Tooley Street
London, England SE1
Basic Information
Designed by Harland and Wolff Shipyard
Cost £2,141,514
Type Museum
Maximum length 614 feet/184 meters
Neighborhood: Southwark
More Information
  • The Belfast is an Edinburgh class ship.
  • The ship has 12 six-inch guns, 12 two-inch anti-aircraft guns, and eight four-inch guns.
  • December, 1936: Construction begins.
  • March, 1938: The HMS Belfast is launched.
  • August, 1939: The ship is commissioned.
  • November, 1939: The ship is damaged by a mine.
  • November, 1942: The ship re-enters service.
  • 1965: The ship is decommissioned
  • 1971: The ship becomes a museum.