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Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Amercian seaplane first flight

Summary

Type Marker

         

Inscriptions

BOROUGH OF PLYMOUTH/THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED BY THE PLYMOUTH BOROUGH/COUNCIL TO COMMEMORATE THE ARRIVAL ON THE 31ST DAY/OF MAY 19921, OF THE AMERICAN SEAPLANE N.C.4. IN/PLYMOUTH SOUND, ON THE COMPLETION OF THE FIRST/TRANSATLANIC 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 U.S.N.(COMMANDER) LT.E.F.STONE.(PILOT)/LT.(JUNIOR GRADE W.HINTON U.S.N.(PILOT) LT.J.L. BREEZE U.S.N.(RES.FORCE.)/Esign H.C.ROOD(RADIO OPERATOR) C.H.RHODES.U.S.N./

Contributor details

Contributor Role
not known, None Foundry

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Plaque Painted bronze 80 high x 100 wide

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
DE138 BL
General condition Fair
Surface condition
Structural condition
Vandalism
Road The Pier
Precise location On the wall of the Pier
A-Z ref 22 A4
OS ref None

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design None
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details 1919
Commissioned by Plymouth Borough Council
Duty of care None
Listing status Don't know
At risk? Not at risk

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