NAVSTA Mayport Hosts Canadian Artifact Ceremony

Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport hosted a ceremony to transfer artifacts uncovered from a 1958 jet crash to the Canadian armed forces, Feb. 26. On Feb. 25, 1958, Royal Canadian Navy Lt. William Thomas Barry Troy was flying an F2H-3 Banshee during a joint exercise with the U.S. Navy when he vanished into dense fog off the coast of NAVSTA Mayport. In the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, a few of Troy’s items washed ashore on the beach of neighboring Hannah Park. Among the items uncovered were a stenciled float…

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