|Photo #8 -- U.S. Navy Flying Boat used at Vera Cruz during the Mexican
trouble. Lt. P.N.L. Bellinger, pilot. (Note) Bellinger
commanded the "NCI" boat which sank on May 16, 1919, off the
Azores Islands in an attempt to fly across the Atlantic.
Photo courtesy June Sturgis, daughter-in-law of
early pilot Parker Brooks Sturgis