ZR-4 USS Akron Patch


Description

United States NAVY ZR-4 USS AKRON Zeppelin Class Rigid Airship Military Patch USS Akron (ZRS-4) was a helium-filled rigid airship of the U.S. Navy that was destroyed in a thunderstorm off the coast of New Jersey on the morning of 4 April 1933, killing 73 of her 76 crewmen and passengers. This accident was the largest loss of life for any known airship crash. During her accident-prone 18-month term of service, the Akron also served as a flying aircraft carrier for launching and recovering F9C Sparrowhawk fighter planes.

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List Price: $9.95

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Product ID:
7474
Height:
4.5 inches
Width:
4.5 inches
Shape:
round
Backing:
plastic backing

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