From Flickr: “80-G-55200” by Photograph Curator

April 29, 2015 Uncategorized

80-G-55200: Maintenance crew at work on the K-84, the first U.S. blimp to operate on anti-submarine patrol from a South American base. Shown at Pici Field, Fortaleza, Brazil. The trip from Naval Air Station, Lakehurst, New Jersey, to Fortaleza was the longest ever made by a craft of this kind. The crew is preparing for the next day’s flight. Photographed by CPU 6, October 8-14, 1943. (4/28/2015).

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