Donald Cambell's Bluebird rises from Lake Coniston

A representative from the Filey Bay Research Group was present to observe the recovery of the Bluebird from Coniston waters on 8 March 2001 and with their permission, some of their photographs are reproduced here. To see the Project work that the Unit are running in Filey Bay and for further details about them Click here

To see details of the operation to raise Bluebird, visit the Bluebird Project Homepage

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The tail fin is raised and sees the light of day for the first time in 38 years.

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A diver steadies the tail fin in preparation for the next stage

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Tonya Campbell with a National Trust Officer, Bluebird Team member and the BBC observe the recovery

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Bluebird coming ashore

The Bluebird comes ashore with Team leader, Bill Smith

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Bluebird coming ashore

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The Bluebird and her carriage are finally ashore

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Team Photo

Team Photo

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the flag on the tailfin

After 38 years, the Flag still shows proudly on Bluebird'sTail.
 

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