Site of the China Clipper Flight Departure

California State Historic Landmark 968

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

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#968 Pan Am China Clipper
Pan American World Airways fabled China Clipper (Martin M/130 Flying Boat) left Alameda Marina on November 22, 1935. Under the command of Captain Edwin C. Musick, the flight would reach Manila via Honolulu, Midway, Wake, and Guam. The inauguration of ocean airmail service and commercial airflight across the Pacific was a significant event for both California and the world.

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In front of building 1, former Alameda Naval Air Station.

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