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John Paul Jones Park

Dover Patrol Monument map_it

  • Location: FORT HAMILTON PARK
  • Architect: Sir Aston Webb P.R.A.. & Son
  • Description: Obelisk
  • Materials: Westerly granite
  • Dimensions: H: 75' W: 21'6" D: 21'6"
  • Dedicated: 1931
  • Donor: English Public Subscription
  • Inscription: Side 1:
    THIS MONUMENT / TO THE DOVER PATROL / ERECTED AS A TRIBUTE TO THE / COMRADSHIP AND SERVICE OF THE / AMERICAN NAVAL FORCES / IN EUROPE / DURING THE WORLD WAR. / MONUMENTS OF IDENTICAL DESIGN AT / DOVER ENGLAND--CAP BLANC NEZ FRANCE--NEW YORK, NY. / ERECTED FORM FUNDS PROVIDED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION / IN GREAT BRITAIN /

    Side 2:
    TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN EVERLASTING / REMEMBERANCE OF / THE DOVER PATROL / 1914-1919 / THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE / MAY WE BE / WORTHY OF THEIR SACRIFICE /

    Side 3:
    1931 /

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