Official internet-portal of St. Petersburg, cultural capital of Russia
Petersburg CITY / Guide to St. Petersburg, Russia
Printed from:
Culture news, 20.08.2010 16:39

New masts for legendary British cruiser

Russsin worker The Russian ship Mikhail Dudin loaded with new masts for the legendary British cruiser Belfast has set out for London.

The masts were made at a St. Petersburg shipyard.

The Belfast, a WWII veteran ship that escorted British? Canadian and U.S. military aid convoys to the Soviet ports of Murmansk and Arkhangelsk, is now a floating museum moored on the River Thames in central London.

News source: Voice of Russia

(c) 2000