California Historical Landmarks in Alameda County
California Historical Landmark 968
China Clipper Flight Departure Site
950 West Mall Square
Pan American World Airways' fabled China Clipper (Martin M/130 Flying Boat) left Alameda Marina on November 22, 1935. Under the command of Captain Edwin C. Musick, the flight would reach Manila via Honolulu, Midway, Wake, and Guam. The inauguration of ocean airmail service and commercial airflight across the Pacific was a significant event for both California and the world.
Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation