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Donald Malcolm Campbell

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Campbell, Donald Malcolm (1921–67), English speedboat racer. The first man to break the 200 mph (320 kmph) barrier and survive, Campbell's run, on Ullswater Lake, Cumberland, England in 1955, established a watercraft speed record of 202.32 mph (325.602 kmph). Campbell died in an accident in 1967, while exceeding 300 mph (480 kmph) in his jet-propelled boat.

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