The SS Kyle & Captain Ben Tavernor was the final and only ship to find Old Glory’s Remains of William Randolph Hearst’s monoplane of the New York Daily Mirror Newspaper after the attempts of over 50 other American ships, but
failed. Thirty -six feet of Old Glory’s wing with the American flag on her, was rescued and brought to a hanger in Bay Roberts. The substantial crew of the SS Kyle includes Fed Whalen of the Placentia, First mate, Kenneth Harding of Greenspond, Second mate, George Scrrikes Bay Roberts Purser, Sol Courage Chief steward & Alfred Javelin Clark & P.
Redmond First Engineers.


Old Glory wing aboard the SS Kyle