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Donald Campbell’s Jetstar appears at the NMM Cornwall

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Donald Campbell’s one-off 13ft hydrojet sports-boat Jetstar is on show in the foyer at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall 40 years after he tragically died attempting to set a world water speed record of 300mph.

Campbell’s attempt at the record ended in disaster on 4 January 1967, when his legendary jet-powered Bluebird K7 flipped into the air and crashed on Coniston Water.

The smart and innovative little boat with a blue hull and mahogany decks was intended to Continue reading Donald Campbell’s Jetstar appears at the NMM Cornwall

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Ian Heard watercolours and prints at NMM Cornwall

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The National Maritime Museum Cornwall is putting on a new exhibition of twelve original watercolours and seven prints of Cornwall and Devon working craft by Ian Heard.

The show, which runs from 3rd April, includes a newly commissioned painting of a 19th century Gorran Haven Crabber currently being built in Fowey, and based on the only remaining craft of her type. The painting will be Continue reading Ian Heard watercolours and prints at NMM Cornwall

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