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Jun 01, 1944

Blimp Squadron Fourteen (ZP-14) Airships, K-123 and K-130, completed the first crossing of the Atlantic by non-rigid-lighter-than-air aircraft. The blimps left Naval Air Station, South Weymouth, Massachusetts, and arrived at Gibraltar. The journey took 50 hours.

Theater:  Atlantic Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-06-01

Tags: Blimp, Airship,Zeppelin,Lighter than Air

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