Pan Am’s Sikorsky S-42B In Hangar
Photo from the collection of Willard Baker.
Pan American’s Sikorsky S-42B in Water, 1937
The "Bermuda Clipper" had the Pan American number NC16735.
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
Built by Sikorsky Aircraft Co., this plane was used for Pan American's first flights from Port Washington to Bermuda in 1937 and for transatlantic survey flights.
Passengers Board a Sikorsky S-42B, June 12, 1937
Photo from the estate of Willard Baker.