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USS Akron photograph
Description: Construction of the USS Akron, the first rigid, lighter than air ship (dirigible) built in Ohio. The airship's first flight was on September 23, 1931. It crashed into the Atlantic Ocean during a storm off the coast of New Jersey on April 4, 1933. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL00779
Subjects: Airships; Ohio Economy--Transportation and Development; Aeronautics
Places: Akron (Ohio); Summit County (Ohio)