EAW037006 ENGLAND (1951). The Festival of Britain Ship (HMS Campania) moored on the River Tyne, Byker, 1951. This image has been produced from a print.

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Pennawd [EAW037006] The Festival of Britain Ship (HMS Campania) moored on the River Tyne, Byker, 1951. This image has been produced from a print.
Cyfeirnod EAW037006
Dyddiad 6-June-1951
Dolen
Enw lle BYKER
Plwyf
Ardal
Gwlad ENGLAND
Dwyreiniad / Gogleddiad 426723, 563808
Hydred / Lledred -1.5825371920093, 54.968101302435
Cyfeirnod Grid Cenedlaethol NZ267638

Pinnau

Scandinavian Seaman's Chapel

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Wednesday 9th of August 2017 05:24:55 PM
Mouth of the Ouse Burn flowing into River Tyne

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Wednesday 9th of August 2017 05:19:48 PM
asbestos products manufactured here

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Wednesday 9th of August 2017 05:11:46 PM
Glasshouse Bridge

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Wednesday 9th of August 2017 05:04:08 PM
Blenkinsopp-Coulson Memorial Fountain Portrait bust of William L Blenkinsopp Horatio Street

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Wednesday 9th of August 2017 05:02:30 PM
St. Lawrence Park

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Tuesday 8th of August 2017 05:37:36 AM
Grand Variety Theatre

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Tuesday 8th of August 2017 05:32:55 AM
Ouse Burn Girl's school (1950)

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Tuesday 8th of August 2017 05:14:57 AM
Ouse Burn boating club entrance. The boats being moored at both sides of this tributary which ran into the river Tyne

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Tuesday 8th of August 2017 05:09:38 AM
Byker Bridge, leading to Shields road heading to Heaton then Wallsend

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Monday 7th of August 2017 10:23:50 AM
Austin K8 three-way van

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Monday 12th of December 2016 08:43:17 PM

Cyfraniadau Grŵp

The HMS Campania - an ex-cargo ship converted for wartime use into an aircraft carrier. After the war was over some escort carriers went back to, or into for the first time, merchant service, some went to reserve, most to the breakers. Campania however had a few special services yet to perform. The Festival of Britain organisers were keen to reach as wide a section of the public all over Britain as possible, the Campania seen here, toured different ports around the coast, carrying an exhibition display by James Holland, an RCA contemporary of Sorrell’s.

When the Festival was over Campania was refitted yet again to support the British atomic bomb test in the islands west of Australia code name Operation Hurricane a task for which she turned out to be relatively ill suited.

After the test Campania was decommissioned and scrapped in 1955.



Photo shows deck plans for the '51 Festival.

Billy Turner
Thursday 26th of January 2017 05:17:03 PM