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The Dover Patrol

 
 
The Dover Patrol Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, World IWaterways & 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. 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 distance
West Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
2. West Side of Monument
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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); 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.
 
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 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.
 
East Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
3. East Side of Monument
The Dover Patrol Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
4. The Dover Patrol Monument
Monument in John Paul Jones Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
5. Monument in John Paul Jones Park
The Dover Patrol: HMS SWIFT and HMS BROKE, 1917 image. Click for full size.
via Maritime Originals, unknown
6. The Dover Patrol: HMS SWIFT and HMS BROKE, 1917
W M Birchall (American; b.1884). Watercolour signed and dated 1917 and annotated "With the Dover Patrol; SWIFT and BROKE".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,130 times since then and 27 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.

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May. 26, 2022