SD3097 : SY Gondola, Coniston Water

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

SY Gondola, Coniston Water
SY Gondola, Coniston Water
A twin-tailed serpent adorns the prow of the steam yacht Gondola. Originally launched in 1859, following a long period of service until 1936, she was retired and converted into a houseboat in 1946. She 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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SD3097, 244 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
1984   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 31 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Boat 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 308 970 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:21.8280N 3:3.9894W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 308 970
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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