Model of 'Bluebird K7', World Water Speed Record contender, 1955

Made:
1955 in Preston
designer:
Lou Norris
and
Ken Norris

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1:6 scale model of the speedboat "Bluebird", 1954. Front three quarter view. Graduated grey background
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1:6 scale model of the speedboat "Bluebird", 1954. Front top three quarter view. graduated grey background
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1:6 scale model of the speedboat "Bluebird", 1954. Front three quarter view. Graduated grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1:6 scale model of the speedboat "Bluebird", 1954. Detail three quarter view. Black background
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1:6 scale model of the speedboat "Bluebird", 1954. detail three quarter view. Black background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1:6 scale model of the speedboat "Bluebird", 1954. Side detail. Black background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1:6 scale model of the speedboat "Bluebird", 1954. Front top three quarter view. Black background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1:6 scale model of the speedboat "Bluebird", 1954. Front side detail, above light grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1:6 scale model of the speedboat "Bluebird", 1954. Front three quarter view. Black background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1:6 scale model of the speedboat "Bluebird", 1954. Front high three quarter view. Black background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

1:6 scale model of the speedboat "Bluebird", 1954. Low front three quarter view. Black background
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Model, scale 1:6, of the motor-boat 'Bluebird K7', 1954. Promotional, trade, whole model of 'Bluebird K7', World Water Speed Record contender, 1955. Scale 1:6 The model shows the tail fin added in 1958. The boat was designed by Ken and Lou Norris, the frame built by Accles and Pollock, and building completed by Samlesbury Engineering.

Details

Category:
Water Transport
Object Number:
1960-80
type:
speedboats
credit:
British Petroleum Co. Ltd.

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