HMS Belfast C35

HMS Belfast One of 2 Edinburgh subclass of Town class cruisers built by the Royal Navy between 1934-1936. The Edinburgh class differed from the standard Town class in overall length, 614ft instead of 592ft. This was to allow the fitting of four quad 6 inch turrets but this was never taken further due to technical … Continue reading HMS Belfast C35

The Wavy Navy

Ever wonder when watching a World War 2 films involving the Royal Navy a lot of the officer are wearing "Wavy" Rank lace? During the war there was a shortage of regular Naval officers for wartime service, there were several reservist force including the RNR and the RNVR. Royal Naval Volunteer reserve or "Wavy Navy" … Continue reading The Wavy Navy