Seattle, Douglas World Cruisers, Lt Lowell H Smith, Boston, Lake Washington
Four Douglas World Cruisers, modified torpedo bombers, named after the cities of Seattle, Chicago, Boston and New Orleans took off from Lake Washington, Seattle on 6th April 1924 and headed West to fly around-the-world. Seattle was lost when it hit a mountain in Alaska. Pictured here is Boston with Lt Lowell H Smith the leader and crew when they arrived at Croydon on 17th July 1924; later it force-landed in the Atlantic, with the remaining two arriving back in Seattle on 28th September after their 27,534 mile flight over 28 countries.USA Round the World Flight Attempt 1924
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|Keywords||1920s,Aircraft ,Army,Aviation ,Flight,Military,Pilots ,Record Attempt|
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