Donald Campbell CBE

March 23rd 1921 - January 4th 1967

Donald Campbell CBE broke seven Water speed records and one Land speed record. He is the only person to break both Land and Water speed records in the same year in 1964. His first Water speed record was in 1955 at a speed of 202.32 mph on Ullswater. His seventh and last Water speed record was 276.30 on Dumbleyung in Australia in 1964, the same year he broke his Land speed record at a speed of 403.10 on Lake Eyre also in Australia.