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[[stamped]] FROM THE FLYING PIONEERS BIOGRAPHIES OF HAROLD E. MOREHOUSE [[/stamped]] miles Kendrick announced he would make a later attempt to establish a better record. On October 28th Kendrick and Mills started again on an amphibious flight for the trophy, from Albany, New York to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, a distance of 750 miles, their course to be down the Hudson River and along the coats of New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina. They planned to stop twice for refueling, first at Bay Head, New Jersey, then again at Ocean City, Maryland, and expected to make the flight in ten to twelve hours. They left Albany at 8:30 A.M. and all went well until about 11:00 A.M. when they landed at Edwin Gould's Yacht pier near New York City to tighten some wires. While there they also refueled and as a result he passed up his intended refueling stop at Bay Head, New Jersey. They passed Bay Head at 1:00 P.M. and continued with favorable weather conditions until they reached the Delaware Capes. There they encountered serious fog banks and troubles started. They pressed on and for two hours tried to extricate themselves from the intense fog by turning both seaward then shoreward, and also by climbing to higher altitudes, but could not find any open visibility. The gas supply was running low and they were finally forced to land on the sea and await rescue. After fearing it might be necessary to spend the night adrift the fog began to lift about 4:00 P.M. and a bit later they were able to see a fishing boat some two miles away. Using the very last remnants of gas left in the tank Kendrick was able to taxi to the boat where he was given gas and correct bearings. Leaving there Kendrick and Mills landed at Ocean City, Maryland, at 5:30 P.M. thoroughly soaked and practically exhausted from their misty exposure. Before they could make another try a bad hole was torn in the bottom of their boat forcing them to abandon the Trophy event for the season. In spite of this misfortune their flight was a splendid showing and they undoubtedly would have won the event that year in they had not encountered such extremely bad weather conditions on the way. 3
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