1967: Donald Campbell, son of Sir Malcolm Campbell, died while attempting to break the world water speed record in his Bluebird craft on Coniston Water in the Lake District.
What does WWSR stand for?
WWSR stands for World Water Speed Record
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- Worldwide Sculpture Organisation
- Women Working for Social Progress (Trinidad and Tobago)
- World Wide Specialty Programs (insurance; various locations)
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- Warfare and Warfare Support System
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- Worldwide Sales and Services
- Worldwide Satellite Systems (US DoD contract vehicle)
- World-Wide Software Support Branch
- World Wide Standard Seismic Network
Samples in periodicals archive:
He had broken the world water speed record seven times in 10 years by the time of the accident recording a speed of 276.
1967: Donald Campbell died attempting to break the world water speed record on Coniston Water in the Lake District.
Those chosen to feature in the show, to be broadcast at the end of the year, included a man who brought in a rare signed press photo of the late, great Donald Campbell, when he broke the world water speed record in Bluebird on Ullswater, in 1955.
1955: Donald Campbell broke the world water speed record on Ullswater when he reached 202.
TWO lucky charms speed ace Donald Campbell left behind the day he died trying to set a world water speed record are to be sold.
TWO lucky charms Donald Campbell left behind the day he was killed trying to set a world water speed record are to be auctioned off.
2001 Divers found the wreckage of Sir Donald Campbell's Bluebird in Coniston Water, 35 years after he was killed in an accident while attempting a world water speed record.