Item 22194 - 'The Dawn' in surf, Old Orchard Beach, 1927

Item 22194 - 'The Dawn' in surf, Old Orchard Beach, 1927
Contributed by Old Orchard Beach Historical Society
Item 22194
'The Dawn' in surf, Old Orchard Beach, 1927
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Monplane The Dawn, in the surf during a gale and high sea at Old Orchard Beach on October 13, 1927.

The plane, with Wilmer Stulz as pilot, attempted three times to take off from Old Orchard Beach for a transatlantic flight. Weather and mechanical problems halted all three attempts.

The plane later flew out of New York and was lost over the Atlantic Ocean.

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