Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Dover Patrol
and in everlasting
The Dover Patrol
1914 – 1919
They died that we might live.
May we be
worthy of their sacrifice.
West Side of Monument:
erected as a tribute to the
comradeship and service of the
American Naval Forces
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
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • War, World I • Waterways & Vessels.
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. Marker is located in John Paul Jones Park, under the Verranzano Narrows Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceJohn Paul Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); First Resistance to British Arms in NY (within shouting distance of this marker); Inspiratio per exemplum – Inspiration through example (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 12-Pounder “Napoleons”, Model of 1857 (Reproductions) (about 700 feet away); The Battle of Brooklyn (about 700 feet away); Denyse’s Ferry – Gravesend Bay (about 700 feet away); General Robert E. Lee (about 700 feet away); 13-inch Seacoast Mortar, Pattern 1861 (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
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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.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,062 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on December 6, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 23, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.