Pan American Airways "Philippine Clipper" Martin (M-130) NC-14715

Pan American Airways "Philippine Clipper" Martin (M-130) NC-14715 (HM1QIW)

Location: San Carlos, CA 94070 San Mateo County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 30.749', W 122° 15.193'

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Lat 39 - 04'N · Long 123 - 16'W


In Remembrance
Pan American Airways "Philippine Clipper" Martin (M-130) NC-14715
November 14, 1935 - January, 21, 1943
History
Total hours in the air 14,628. After eight years of flying the Pacific Ocean and strafed by Japanese aircraft at Wake Island on December 8, 1941 the Philippine Clipper crashed near this site the morning of January 21, 1943 while trying to let down through bad weather. She was enrollee from Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands to San Francisco Bay with nine Pan American crew members and ten U.S. Navy passengers. There were no survivors.
PAA
Robert M. Elzey, Captain · Orvan K. Judd, 1st Officer · John R. Maynard, 2nd Officer · George H. Aabel, 3rd Officer, Leo A. MacKota, 1st Engineer · John J. Eagen, Sr., 2nd Engineer · Clarence P. Thompson, 1st Radio Officer · George W. Angus, 2nd Radio Officer · John G. Hill, Steward

Passengers

Robert English Radm, USV, Cmdr, Pacific Submarine Flt. · Captain Robert H. Smith · Captain Robert E. Thomas · Captain Donald C. Godwin · Commander John J. Crane · Commander Francis L. Black · Commander William G. Myers · Lt. Commander John O.R. Coll · Lt. Commander George R. Stone · Lt. Edna O. Morrow, Nurse


Plaque above:
This memorial was presented to the Hiller Aviation Museum in 1997, after transfer from its original Ukiah Airport site by its donors
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Wilcox of Ukiah
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I Saw The Marker

The marker can be seen in front of the Hiller Aviation museum in San Carlos, California.
Not realizing that this website excists I didn't take a picture of the whole marker. By the way the marker is a huge rock. I did however take pictures of all the engraved parts, the crew, the passengers, the airplane and the sponsor.

Jul 24, 2016 at 1:32pm PDT by yscholz

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HM NumberHM1QIW
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Placed ByMr. and Mrs, Lowell Wilcox
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 1:03pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 565997 N 4151988
Decimal Degrees37.51248333, -122.25321667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 30.749', W 122° 15.193'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 30' 44.94" N, 122° 15' 11.58" W
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Area Code(s)650, 310, 415, 949, 510
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601 Skyway Rd, San Carlos CA 94070, US
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