''HMS Belfast is a cruiser. She was launched in March 1938 and served throughout the Second World War, playing a leading part in the destruction of the German battle cruiser Scharnhorst at the Battle of North Cape and in the Normandy Landings. After the war, she supported United Nations forces in Korea and remained in service with the Royal Navy until 1965. In 1971 she was saved for the nation as a unique and historic reminder of BritainŐs naval heritage in the first half of the twentieth century.''
''HMS Belfast: This Royal Navy cruiser saw service with the Arctic convoys on D-Day. WW2 Some of the cruiser still has original paint. Seven decks of the ship are on display to the public. The story of the North Atlantic Convoys in World War II is told on film.''
Launched: 1938 11,553 tons
Length: 613 ft. (187m)
Arms: 12 (4x3) 6-inch firing shells weighing 112lbs., with a range of 14 miles; 8 (4x2) 4-inch HA/LA; 12 (6x2) 40mm Bofors AA, anti-aircraft guns.
Located Opposite the Tower Of London.
''HMS Belfast (C35) Built by Harland & Wolf, Belfast. Laid Down 10 December 1936. Launched 17 March 1938. Completed 3 August 1939. Reserve 1952-1956. Refitted including replacement of light AA with 6 dual 40 mm, 1956-1959. Paid off 1971. Became museum ship in Pool of London where she is open to the public.''
The slides each measure 2'' x 2''. They are in mint as made condition.