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Handcrafted, scratch built and readymade HMS Belfast Model Ship
The HMS Belfast model ship is one of the many readymade models we have available in our Custom range here at Premier Ship Models. With over 400 model ships in our Standard, Superior Premier and Custom ranges, you are sure to find the perfect addition to your collection.
Built in 1936, by Messrs Harland & Wolff, it went on to be launched on St. Patrick’s Day, 1936, by Anne Chamberlain, the Prime Minister’s wife at the time. Used as part of the blockade by the British navy against Germany, the Belfast ship unfortunately struck a German mine. With two years of repairs on its extensive damage, in November 1942, it was upgraded to become on the most powerful liners of the Royal Navy.
The most famous feats were its Battle of the North Cape, the destruction of German warship, as well as participation in Operation Overlord. After WW2, Belfast went on to be used in the Korean War during 1950-52. Between 1956 and 1959, it underwent modernisation, with other commissions following before entered reserve in 1963.
Presently this historical warship is docked on the river Thames, open to tourists for tours and exhibitions. The tour takes around two hour to complete, with nine decks, boiler and engine rooms available for viewing.
Using original pictures and plans, our skilled artisans have created a superb replica model ship of this famous vessel. The dedication to excellent customer service combined with excellent value for money has made Premier Ship Models the number one choice for model ships, boats and yacht collectors worldwide.
Alongside our different ranges, we also offer our customer a custom build service, which includes a Model Maker’s Brief that details the specifications / blueprint of your ship model and professional photographs supplied during the building process.
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