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Mr Monkey visits HMS Belfast, 16th March

"It's an interesting display about an interesting history"

Mr Monkey looking at a German magnetic mine Mr Monkey looking at a display about the Normandy landings

A number of rooms aboard the Belfast have been turned into exhibition spaces to show the history of the ship and what life aboard the ship was like. He saw a magnetic mine of the sort that broke the ships back in November 1939, shivered when he saw pictures of the repaired cruiser on convoy duty in the icy Arctic, and examined maps of the Normandy landings.

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