Contributed by Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
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.
About This Item
- 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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Standardized Subject Headings
- Lyon, Henry Ware--Portrait photographs
- Southern Cross (Airplane)
- Transpacific flights
- Flight navigators
- Ship captains
For more information about this item, contact:Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
PO Box 4316, Hannibal Hamlin Drive, Paris, ME 04271
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