Capt. Henry W. Lyon Jr., Paris Hill, ca. 1942

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Capt. Henry W. (Harry) Lyon of Paris Hill in uniform during World War II.

Lyon had been a seaman, ship captain, and World War I Navy Reserve officer. He was the navigator aboard the Southern Cross, which made the first trans-Pacific flight in 1928.

In World War II he was given command of the War Shipping Administration cargo vessel USS James G. Blaine.

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  • Title: Capt. Henry W. Lyon Jr., Paris Hill, ca. 1942
  • Creator: V. Akers Studio, Norway
  • Creation Date: circa 1942
  • Subject Date: circa 1942
  • Location: Paris, Oxford County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 22.8 cm x 17.7 cm
  • 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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