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 technicalContinue reading “HMS Belfast C35”

Chatham Historic DockYard

On a rather chilly day in February I finally head down to Chatham to visit the historic dockyard base in part of the old naval dockyard which used to be one of the major dockyards used by the Royal Navy for over 400 years. Having read a fair bit about the dockyard and some ofContinue reading “Chatham Historic DockYard”