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Crew of Southern Cross, California, 1928

Contributed by Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum

The crew of the Southern Cross before the start of their 1928 flight from Oakland, California, to Australia -- the first trans-Pacific flight.

From left are navigator Harry W. Lyon of Paris Hill, pilot Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, radio operator Jim Warner and co-pilot Charles Ulm.

Lyon and Warner were American and Smith and Ulm Australian.

Other Information


  • Title: Crew of Southern Cross, California, 1928
  • Creation Date: 1928
  • Subject Date: 1928
  • Town: Oakland
  • State: CA
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 10 x 15
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
PO Box 4316, Hannibal Hamlin Drive, Paris, ME 04271
(207) 743-2980
http://www.hamlin.lib.me.us

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