A scientific expedition was launched to find the mystery creature in September 1961. The team, consisting of three atomic scientists ,who conducted an underwater exploration of the lake. However, they did not find the 13 foot long, triple-humped, python headed creature that had recently been reported.
http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1300&dat=19610912&id=3aQUAAAAIBAJ&sjid=5qwDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4018,1662544 link for original news article
Then in summer of 1973, Rudolf Staveness and Gunnar Jacobson went on a roundtrip of
Scotland, Wales and and whilst stopping at Bassenthwaite photographed a creature in the water. The story plus photos is here: England
Rudolf Staveness is reported as saying: "Resting near to
I saw something that made me both exited and intrigued at the same time. Something strange was swimming in the lake. It ducked below the surface and reappeared some distance away. The speed that the animal moved was amazing. I have never been able to find out what it was I saw, and my story has been met with some ridicule." the Lake
There appear to have been no recent sightings and I understand that diving is not allowed in the
Lake, so it may be the truth is never discovered about the Eachy or lake serpent.
Thank you to Alex Langstone for permission to use his photo. His blog is here :http://spiritofalbionblog.blogspot.com/2008/03/legends-of-bassenthwaite_16.html