Henry W. Lyon Jr. appointment to Naval Academy, 1903

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Henry (Harry) W. Lyon Jr., son of Rear Admiral Henry Ware Lyon, received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy in 1903.

Harry Lyon failed out of the academy, then spent a year at Dartmouth College before signing on as a seaman on a ship out of Bath.

Lyon was navigator aboard the Southern Cross,</> which made the first trans-Pacific flight in 1928.

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  • Title: Henry W. Lyon Jr. appointment to Naval Academy, 1903
  • Creation Date: 1903-06-13
  • Subject Date: 1903
  • Location: Annapolis, MD
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 35.6 cm x 24.2 cm
  • Local Code: 2022.614.004
  • Object Type: Image

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Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
PO Box 4316, Hannibal Hamlin Drive, Paris, ME 04271
(207) 743-2980

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