US Navy Air Ship 1923 USS Shenandoah ZR-1



A detailed blueprint of the US Navy Rigid Air Ship USS Shenandoah built in 1922-23 and launched at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey.  It was designated a “rigid airship” rather than a dirigible, blimp or zeppelin. It was the first airship to cross North America and the first airship to use helium rather than hydrogen.  On her 57th flight Shenandoah was torn apart in a storm over Ohio in 1925…..measures 20×24 inches with plenty of blue area to frame it larger if you desire…  I.D. # 304

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