Fort Hamilton in 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
Location. 40° 36.686′ N, 74° 2.052′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. It is in Fort Hamilton. 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 John Paul Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
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Also see . . .
1. Dover Patrol. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 29, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Dover Patrol Monument. Official NYC Parks description (Submitted on January 29, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
3. HMS Swift & HMS Broke: 2 Famous Ships of the Dover Patrol, 1914-1918. Maritime originals entry (Submitted on January 29, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Additional keywords. Royal Navy; U.S. Navy; French Navy.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,209 times since then and 42 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 Woodland Park, New Jersey. 6. submitted on January 29, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.