The Detroit piloted by Edward Schlee and William Brock, left Maine on Aug, 26, 1927 for
a round the world flight attempt. Here, the Detroit refuelled at Harbour Grace on route to
its next scheduled stop in Croydon, England. The plane made it as far as Japan before aborting
Courtesy of the Centre for Newfoundland
Studies Archives (Coll - 232, 3.05), Memorial University of
Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland.