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The Dover Patrol

 
 
The Dover Patrol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
1. The Dover Patrol Marker
Inscription.
To the glory of God
and in everlasting
remembrance of
The Dover Patrol
1914 – 1919

They died that we might live.
May we be
worthy of their sacrifice.

West Side of Monument:
This monument
to the
Dover Patrol
erected as a tribute to the
comradeship and service of the
American Naval Forces
in Europe
during the World War

Monuments of identical design at
Dover, England – Cap Blanc Nez, France – New York, N.Y.
Erected from funds provided by public subscription
in Great Britain

 
Erected 1931.
 
Location. 40° 36.686′ N, 74° 2.052′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on 101st Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in John Paul Jones Park, under the Verranzano Narrows Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11209, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Paul Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); First Resistance to British Arms in NY (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Brooklyn (about 700 feet away,
West Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
2. West Side of Monument
measured in a direct line); Denyse’s Ferry – Gravesend Bay (about 700 feet away); 13-inch Seacoast Mortar, Pattern 1861 (about 800 feet away); On July 4, 1776 (about 800 feet away); Spanish 24-Pounder (approx. 0.2 miles away); M1857 12 Pounder Napoleon (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dover in the First World War - The Dover Patrol. (Submitted on May 23, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Dover Patrol- keeping the Channel open in two World Wars. (Submitted on May 23, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Additional keywords. Royal Navy; U.S. Navy; French Navy.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, World IWaterways & Vessels
 
East Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
3. East Side of Monument
The Dover Patrol Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
4. The Dover Patrol Monument
Monument in John Paul Jones Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
5. Monument in John Paul Jones Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 924 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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