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15 March 2013 | By: M@

Infographic: The Secrets Of HMS Belfast

Infographic: The Secrets Of HMS Belfast

Sunday marks the 75th anniversary of the launch of HMS Belfast, the light cruiser now permanently moored in the Thames as a museum ship. A weekend of activities is planned on board.

To celebrate, we took a closer look at some of the more peculiar features of the craft, from its little-known starring role in Return of the Jedi, to the fittings and fixtures that are seemingly tailor-made for mayoral buffoonery. In the fine tradition of infographics, observations may or may not be based on objective reality.

See also: London's best boats and ships


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I once pointed those guns at my Mum's house..