Bluebird K7 hydroplane arriving on BALRANALD

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Bluebird K7 hydroplane arriving on BALRANALD

In: Life on Board
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Date: 15 July 1965

Medium: Black & White Print

Donald Campbell's record breaking Bluebird K7 hydroplane arrived in London in the 9,000 ton P&O Orient Line cargo ship BALRANALD on 15th July 1965. She broke the world water speed record on Lake Dumbleyong, Western Australia on 31st December 1964 with an average speed of 276,33 (sic) miles per hour. (276.33/35mph)

Featured Ship: BALRANALD (1956)

Shipping Line: P&O-ORIENT LINE

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