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Ashtead Supplies Equipment for Scientific Subsea Expedition to Explore US Airship Wreckage

Source: Ashtead Technology – ashtead-technology.com Ashtead Technology, the global number one independent provider of subsea equipment rental, sales and services has been supporting attempts to explore the wreckage of the USS Macon, the United States Navy’s last flying aircraft.

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MOVIE TIME! – Friday October 23, 2015

Featuring the USS Akron, the Akron Airdock and Navy Day On Friday, October 23 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM (the day before our Annual Banquet), Vic Fleischer, director of the University of Akron Archival Services, cordially invites you to view … Continue reading

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90th anniversary of the loss of USS Shenandoah commemorated in Ava

By Eric Brothers The loss of the U.S. Navy rigid airship USS Shenandoah and 14 of her crew over southern Ohio on Sept, 3, 1925 was remembered in a ceremony on Sept. 6, 2015, near where the dirigible broke up … Continue reading

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September 6, 2015 – Special Program Commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the Loss of the USS Shenandoah

On Sunday, September 6 at 2 PM, a ceremony will be held in the center of Ava, Ohio, (about four miles North of I-77 – Exit 28, along Route 821) to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the crash of the … Continue reading

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Exploring the USS Macon, a Dirigible Aircraft Carrier

Source: Nautilus Live – nautiluslive.org The team of E/V Nautilus explores the USS Macon, a US Navy dirigible aircraft carrier that sank off the central California coast in 1935. The team finds parts of the ship as well as the … Continue reading

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