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A U.S. Navy Airship Squadron 24 crew member sees a sea vessel that is out of sight of the airships indication equipment.

Navy Airship Squadron 24 crew member sees a sea vessel that is out of sight of the airships indication equipment.

Aviation, rigid airship Zeppelin LZ 4, Lake Constance, King Wi... | Getty Images

Aviation, rigid airship Zeppelin LZ Lake Constance, King William II and Queen Charlotte of Württemberg in front of LZ July 1908

The USS Akron under construction, with the frame completed..

Goodyear-Zeppelin Company of Akron, Ohio ~ have to say that seeing Goodyear Blimps in the sky have become normal!

planeshots:    ZR-3 USS Los Angeles. “U.S. [Navy] Airship Los Angeles [ZR-3] moored to ship first time. The U.S.S. Patoka, first U.S. Navy dirigible tender, steaming up Chesapeake Bay from Baltimore with the U.S. Los Angeles, lastest addition to the U.S. air fleet, moored to its mast. It was the first ship-mooring test of the former ZR-3 and lasted 55 minutes, being curtailed because of storm warning, January 16, 1925’…Credit: unknown (Smithsonian Institution)

[Navy] Airship Los Angeles moored to ship first time. Patoka, first U. Navy dirigible tender, steaming up Chesapeake Bay from Baltimore.

A U.S. Navy Airship Squadron 24 crew member loading a flare into a shute, written below the image, 'Loading Chute'; from the booklet, 'An Operational Flight ZP-24'...Credit: unknown (Smithsonian Institution)

Navy Airship Squadron 24 crew member loading a flare into a shute, written below the image, 'Loading Chute'; from the booklet, 'An Operational Flight unknown (Smithsonian Institution)

bassman5911: “  North Sea Class airship over North Sea The British NS (North Sea) class blimps were the largest and last in a succession of non-rigid airship designs that served with the Royal Naval...

“ North Sea Class airship over North Sea The British NS (North Sea) class blimps were the largest and last in a succession of non-rigid airship designs that served with the Royal Naval.

Two U.S. Navy Airship Squadron 24 crew members steering their K-28 airship, written below the image, 'Resume Course'; from the booklet, 'An Operational Flight ZP-24'...Credit: unknown (Smithsonian Institution)

Navy Airship Squadron 24 crew members steering their airship, written below the image, 'Resume Course'; from the booklet, 'An Operational Flight unknown (Smithsonian Institution)

A U.S. Navy Airship Squadron 24 radioman at his station, written below the image, 'Weeksville Tower This is the King 28, Alert radioman prepares for day's activities'

Navy Airship Squadron 24 radioman at his station, written below the image, 'Weeksville Tower This is the King Alert radioman prepares for day's activities'

Two U.S. Navy Airship Squadron 24 crew members watch the skies while two others rest - MILITARY, USA, NAVY, UNITS, AIRSHIP SQUADRON 24 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Navy Airship Squadron 24 crew members watch the skies while two others rest, written below the image, 'Alert eyes scan the sea while others rest between watches.

Captain Thomas Benton Slate's metal dirigible at Glendale, CA, Associated Press photo, 1928

A Zeppelin Over Glendale and the Ill-Fated Slate Dirigible Company

Blimp pilots 1955

Control car of a US blimp, model unknown. June By George Tames…

U.S. Navy Airship Squadron 24 crew member inspecting cables, written below the image, 'Checking Cable Tension, Last-minute inspection of all-important controls'; from the booklet, 'An Operational Flight ZP-24'...Credit: unknown (Smithsonian Institution)

Navy Airship Squadron 24 crew member inspecting cables, written below the image, 'Checking Cable Tension, Last-minute inspection of all-important controls'; from the booklet, 'An Operational Flight unknown (Smithsonian Institution)

Crew members of the U.S. Navy Airship Squadron 24 looking out to the horizon, many crewmen are in the airship crew cabin.

Crew members of the U. Navy Airship Squadron 24 looking out to the horizon, many crewmen are in the airship crew cabin.

USS Shenandoah diagrams detail (airships.net) by kitchener.lord

Small detail of USS Shenandoah diagrams drawn during its operational career by…

A pilot of the U.S. Navy Airship Squadron 24 checking his inter-com, written below the image, 'Testing...One...Two...Three... Command pilot checks inter-com with radioman'.

A pilot of the U. Navy Airship Squadron 24 checking his inter-com, written below the image, 'Testing. Command pilot checks inter-com with radioman'.

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