SD3097 : SY Gondola, Coniston Water

taken 37 years ago, near to Bowmanstead, Cumbria, Great Britain

SY Gondola, Coniston Water
SY Gondola, Coniston Water
The steam yacht Gondola was originally launched in 1859. Following a long period of service until 1936, she was retired and converted into a houseboat in 1946, but was badly damaged in a storm in 1963/64. Rebuilt in the late 1970s, she re-entered service in 1980 and today carries about 40,000 passengers a year.

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Date Taken
1984   (more nearby)
Sunday, 31 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 309 970 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:21.8288N 3:3.8971W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 308 970
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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