Photo from the collection of Willard Baker.
The Dixie Clipper, a Boeing 314 flying boat operated by Pan American, was in service from 1939-1950. See our post featuring
The "Bermuda Clipper" had the Pan American number NC16735.
This flying boat, manufactured by the Short Brothers and called the Cavalier (each individual plane was given a name that
The Cavalier flying boat made journeys from London to New York to Bermuda from 1937 until 1939, when it made
To commemorate the achievement of the first commercial survey flights made across the North Atlantic jointly by Pan American Airways
The Dornier Do X was the largest and bulkiest flying boat at the time of its production in 1929. For
Built by Sikorsky Aircraft Co., this plane was used for Pan American's first flights from Port Washington to Bermuda in
Caption reads: "Dixie Clipper completes first transatlantic passenger flight / New York to Lisbon, Portugal, June 29, 1939 / Boeing
<<Click on image to enlarge>> Left: "CRUISE RATES INCLUDE not only transportation from Port Washington to Hamilton and return but also,
"The NEW Travel Hit!" "NOT JUST A CRUISE, not just the treasure isles of Bermuda, not alone the fact that you
Top plane: Pan American Airways' U.S.A. Bermuda Clipper Bottom plane: Imperial Airways' R.M.A. Cavalier "AIR LINES TICKET AGENCY OF E. K. SMITH, INC. 41