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[NNAM.1963.088.001] Awards - 'Thompson Trophy Plaque - This plaque was awarded to Commander Robert "Duke" Windsor, Jr., who on August 21, 1956,'
Thompson Trophy Plaque - This plaque was awarded to Commander Robert "Duke" Windsor, Jr., who on August 21, 1956,
Accession Number NNAM.1963.088.001
Accession Date 31/07/1990
Date Created 1956
Object Desciption This Thompson Trophy plaque was awarded to Commander Robert "Duke" Windsor, Jr., who on August 21, 1956, established a new national speed record by reaching 1,015.428 miles per hour in an operationally equipped F8U-1 Crusader over a 15 kilometer course at Naval Ordnance Test Station (NOTS) China Lake, California.
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