Coniston Water


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Coniston Water

a lake in NW England, in Cumbria: scene of the establishment of world water speed records by Sir Malcolm Campbell (1939) and his son Donald Campbell (1959). Length: 8 km (5 miles)
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FLYING MACHINE Bluebird as it raced on Coniston Water TRAGEDY The high speed crash in 1967 SPEED KING Donald Campbell
We chose an arduous trail, but the views over Coniston Water, village and the Old Man made all the pedalling worthwhile.
The smashed vessel was raised from the depths of Coniston Water earlier this year and Campbell's remains were buried in the town last month.
Yesterday Lake District National Park Authority members agreed that the event can take place on Coniston Water ( famous for its previous Donald Campbell Bluebird water speed record.
1967 Donald Campbell died on Coniston Water trying to beat his own world water speed record.
50 Years Ago After a preliminary examination of his water-logged speedboat by the side of Coniston Water, Mr Donald Campbell said last night that Bluebird, beached after sinking in Coniston Water during a speed trial, was 'absolutely finished'.
Its shell has been 98 per cent rebuilt after the shattered fragments were lifted from Coniston Water, Cumbria, where it crashed on January 4, 1967.
There was a peaceful protest yesterday and dozens more motorboats are expected to power across Lake Windermere, Ullswater, Coniston Water, and Derwent Water in the Lake District today.
Carol Park, 30, vanished from her home at Leece, near Barrow, Cumbria, in 1976, and her body was found in 1997 in Coniston Water.
Campbell was 45 when he attempted to beat his world record of 267mph on Coniston Water, Cumbria on January 4, 1967.
Campbell perished when his jet-powered boat, Bluebird K7, crashed as he tried to break his own world water speed record on Coniston Water, in the Lake District.
Human remains discovered in Coniston Water are those of speedboat ace Donald Campbell, an inquest heard yesterday.