H.M.S Belfast

mickyc123
9th October 2008, 18:50
can anyone tell me what year hms belfast was towed to london,

Santos
9th October 2008, 19:00
She was towed to London in 1971 she was then opened to the public in October of that year.

Chris.

mickyc123
9th October 2008, 23:26
cheers santos i thought it was a bit before that, the tow was from portsmouth

thamestug
10th October 2008, 11:03
2-9-1971 Belfast departed Portsmouth for London towed by Sun XXVI and Vanquisher. Docked her in Tilbury dock 3-9-1971 23.30.
regards
Tug.

mickyc123
10th October 2008, 18:07
cheers tug

mickyc123
12th October 2008, 08:31
how long was the belfast in tilbury dock, cheers tug

thamestug
12th October 2008, 12:51
HMS Belfast arrived in Pool of London 14th October 1971 and opened to the public on 21st.
She made another visit to Tilbury dry dock about 1982 for hull painting etc.
cheers
Tug.