Plaque at Town Dock Commemorating 1st Commercial Flights Across Atlantic, July 9, 1939
To commemorate the achievement of the first commercial survey flights made across the North Atlantic jointly by Pan American Airways and Imperial Airways* *Forerunner of British Overseas Airways Corporation Piloted by Captain Harold E. Gray, the Pan American Sikorsky S-42B Clipper flying
Captain Edward Harrington, c. 1968
At the helm of a DC-8-61 Trans Caribbean Airways jet. Harrington said: For 727 and DC-8 training I was going day and night and so were the airplanes. I used to call it 'Trans-Exhaustion Airlines'.