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Plymouth in Devon County, England, United Kingdom
 

Arrival of NC4

 
 
Arrival of NC4 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 4, 2018
1. Arrival of NC4 Marker
Inscription.
Borough of Plymouth
This tablet was erected by the Plymouth Borough Council to commemorate the arrival on the 31st day of May 1919, of the American Seaplane N.C. 4, in Plymouth Sound, on the completion of the first Transatlantic Flight, and the reception by the Mayor of Plymouth of the Commander, Pilots and Crew, on their landing at the Barbican.
J.P. Brown, mayor † † R.J. Fittall, Town Clerk

Lt. Com. A.C. Read, USN (Commander) † Lt. E.F. Stone (Pilot)
Lt. (junior grade) W. Hinton USN (Pilot) † Ly. J.L. Breeze USN (Res.Force)
Ensign H.C. Rood (Radio Operator) † Ch. Machinist E.C. Rhodes, USN

 
Location. 50° 21.97′ N, 4° 8.021′ W. Marker is in Plymouth, England, in Devon County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Commercial Road and The Barbican, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plymouth, England PL1 2LR, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sailing of the Mayflower (here, next to this marker); The Tolpuddle Martyrs (here, next to this marker); Iron Pipes (here, next to this marker); 350th Anniversary of the Mayflower
Arrival of NC4 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 4, 2018
2. Arrival of NC4 Marker
(here, next to this marker); The Roanoke Colonies (here, next to this marker); Wreck of the “Sea Venture” (a few steps from this marker); Pilgrims Point - The Mayflower Steps (a few steps from this marker); Sir Humphey Gilbertís Voyage (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plymouth.
 
Also see . . .  Curtiss NC-4 on Wikipedia. The Story of the First Transatlantic Flight (Submitted on September 26, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.) 
 
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The NC4 at the Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 26, 2017
3. The NC4 at the Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida
The NC4 at the Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 26, 2017
4. The NC4 at the Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola, Florida
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 26, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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