1919-First Lieutenant Elmer F. Stone, USCG, piloting the Navy's flying boat NC-4 in the first successful trans-Atlantic flight, landed in the Tagus River estuary near Lisbon, Portugal on 27 May 1919.
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Today in U.S. Naval History - May 16 1820 - Congress becomes first U.S. warship to visit China 1919 - Three Navy flying boats begin first trans-Atlantic flight Read Post