EAW037007 ENGLAND (1951). The Festival of Britain Ship (HMS Campania) moored on the River Tyne and the area around St Lawrence Park, Byker, 1951. This image has been produced from a print.

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Pennawd [EAW037007] The Festival of Britain Ship (HMS Campania) moored on the River Tyne and the area around St Lawrence Park, Byker, 1951. This image has been produced from a print.
Cyfeirnod EAW037007
Dyddiad 6-June-1951
Dolen
Enw lle BYKER
Plwyf
Ardal
Gwlad ENGLAND
Dwyreiniad / Gogleddiad 426724, 563805
Hydred / Lledred -1.5825218502286, 54.968074287732
Cyfeirnod Grid Cenedlaethol NZ267638

Pinnau

Brinkburn Street

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Raby Street School

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Dalton Street

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Ouse Burn Girl's School

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"Fighting Cocks" Public House

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St Lawrence Park

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Bombed spaces,

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Off License at bottom of Dibley street

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Brock street

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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.

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Thursday 26th of January 2017 05:20:07 PM