Happy Independence Day America!

One of my Travelog Images of Lady Liberty On July 4, 1776 the Continental Congress ratified what is now known as the Declaration of Independence. As John Adams, one of the signers of the Declaration and the second president of the United States wrote to his wife, Abigail: “The second day of July, 1776, will…

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Update #2: Nineteen Days to go and we need some miracle makers!

First, all I can say is WOW!  I am SO very humbled by friends, colleagues and folks I’ve never had the pleasure to meet, step up and offer their pledges.  Thank You!!   I am also overjoyed that some serious heavyweights such as William Shatner, Oliver North and NewTeks’ Phillip Nelson have also shared this with…

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Update #1 – The Lost Clipper Documentary Project

Hello everyone, If you are reading this, then you too have more than just a passing interest in a really good story, but also the noble cause of bringing home 15 Americans lost in the South Pacific. Part of this project is an attempt at filling in all the missing historical blanks and then determine…

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Kickstarter Campaign Launched!

Well at long last it is here. Together we have 29 days left to raise the funds to locate the remains of the passengers and crew of the Hawaii Clipper while also completing the film that will keep the story in the public eye. Please help spread the word as every nickel will count. Many…

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Just a short note…

A short note to say thank you for your notes of encouragement and interest in the short video I shared about the fund raising effort to return to Truk Lagoon. I have completed the Kickstarter crowd source funding page and as soon as it is fully vetted and approved , I will put a link…

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Mission # 3 to Truk Lagoon

https://vimeo.com/98265286 Hi Everyone, Trip number three back to Micronesia is on the horizon and I need your help to make it a success. As you may know, I have been researching the mysterious vanishing of Pan Am Airways flight 229 and the legend that the high-tech M-130 flying boat, the Hawaii Clipper, was a great…

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Pan Am Airways News Reel

I received so many thanks for showing this first archived news reel on this site that I am showing another. Also on the clip is a story about fashion and new synthetic clothing from Canada.. Enjoy!

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A question for you all

Hi everyone… so here is your chance to help in solve this question: What is this in the photo? I am currently scanning many images, artifacts and letters from my friend James and this was tucked in an old letter from Mark Walker. Any thoughts? It was bright back from Hong Kong.

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Finding new clues in old news

It never ceases to surprise me how I can spend years looking for clues of the Hawaii Clipper and still find “new” images of an old mystery. In the above photo is a newspaper story of the crew of the US Army Transport ship (USAT) Meigs recovering an away boat to capture floating oil samples…

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Thank you James

I would like to make a brief mention to my newest friend and colleague James. I will withhold the last name until I know it is ok, but in the meantime, this amazing individual has given me the most unique inside look at the brief life and times of Mark Walker. I am sincerely thankful…

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