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Donald Campbell set the World Water Speed Record (WSR) seven times in the "Bluebird K7" between 1955 to 1964.

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Donald Campbell and Bluebird K7 at high speed on Coniston Water in 1967 ~ "Donald Malcolm Campbell, CBE (23 March 1921 – 4 January 1967) was a British speed record breaker who broke eight world speed records in the 1950s and 1960s. He remains the only person to set both world land and water speed records in the same year (1964)."

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Donald Campbell on Lake Coniston in the Bluebird. He was the first man to hold both the world land speed and water speed records together in 1964 but he was fated in 1967 when he crashed during a record attempt on Lake Coniston to exceed 300mph on water

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Bluebird, Donald Campbell's legendary Water Speed Record boat has been recovered and rebuilt

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MORE than 30 photographs taken by Warrington photographer Eddie Whitham are being used in a new book telling the story of the fateful last Water Speed Record attempt made by Donald Campbell in

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