- Airship Research Lab
This website features a large amount of information about Airships, with each page dedicated to
a different timeframe. Each page features a multitude of photographs.
- Aviation History Online Museum
An extract from Modern Aircraft by Victor W. Page, published in 1927. It compares American
Airships to German Airships and has some very interesting photographs.
- Bluejean's Place
Click on Road Trips and then USS Shenandoah Memorial. This is a collection of five colour
photographs from visits to the various USS Shenandoah memorials in Ohio.
- British Pathe
British Pathe still charges for professional use of their massive library of footage but now you
can preview the footage for free. Use to the search function to locate relevant material.
- David and Liz's Homepage
This is a well illustrated report about the crash of the USS Macon. It includes a map of the
last flight and the Macon air wing badge. It is written from a war gamers' perspective.
- Don Skiff's Home Page
A collection of eleven photographs of the wreckage of the USS Shenandoah which crashed in 1925.
- Historical Marker Database, The
Use the search term Airship to locate image and information of Airship related memorials.
Type the search term Airship in the search function. And of the items returned, only one was
about a American Airship: The USS Shenandoah.
The current USS Los Angeles is a nuclear powered submarine but the second was the ZR-3 rigid
Airship. Scroll down to Related Information for photos, postcards and postal covers. The Airship
was built in Germany for the United States Navy.
- Lakewood Public Library
Direct link to an article about the crash of the USS Shenandoah in 1925.
This is a link to a relatively brief but well illustrated article about the USS Macon. One of
the photographs is of the ship and the crew of one hundred.
- Modern Merchanix
Use the search function to find articles from old magazines that feature Airships. The articles
are extensively illustrated and ideally suited to Steam Punk enthusiasts.
- Moffett Field Historic Society
Moffett Field was the home base for the USS Macon and this society was formed to operate the
- National Park Service
Aviation: From Sand Dunes To Sonic Booms is a list of aviation-related historic places sorted by
chronology and theme. There is a brief article about each historic place. And there are also
driving instructions and information on if and when each place is open to the public.
- National Underwater and Marine Agency
Click on Expeditions and then on USS Akron. This is a report about their search for the wreck of
the USS Akron in 1986. This article does not have any photographs. The organisation was founded
by the author Clive Cussler.
- Navy Lakehurst Historical Society
This is the official website of the Navy Lakehurst Historical Society. Lakehurst, New Jersey was
where the Hindenburg disaster occurred. It features a large amount of information about various
American airships, including the USS Akron, USS Los Angeles and the USS Shenandoah. It also
includes information about The Hindenburg and various Airship hangers.
- Noble County, Ohio
Noble County, Ohio is where the USS Shenandoah crashed. This five page article includes eight
photographs, a crew list and the Airships' specifications. The fifth page includes photographs
of stunned onlookers milling around the wreckage.
- Spiegel Online
This is an article about the USS Macon and the search for her wreck off Point Sur, California.
It includes two galleries with a total of twenty colour photographs, including some of the wreck
- Zeppelin Library Archive
The Great Zeppelins features individual pages for the German built USS Los Angeles, the American
built USS Shenandoah and a combined page for the USS Akron and the USS Macon. All pages includes
photographs and specifications.
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