Ship certificate, 1928

Contributed by Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum


Capt. Henry W. (Harry) Lyon Jr. of Paris Hill received this humorous certificate from his passage from Australia to the U.S. aboard the S.S. Sonoma after the first trans-Pacific flight, from Oakland, California, to Sydney, Australia.

Lyon was navigator on the flight.

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About This Item

  • Title: Ship certificate, 1928
  • Creator: Matson Navigation Company
  • Creation Date: 1928-07-02
  • Subject Date: 1928
  • Locations:
    • Oakland, CA
    • Brisbane, Australia
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 15.3 cm x 20.5 cm
  • Local Code: 1977.01.029
  • Object Type: Text

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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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