• Short Summary

    On January 27, 1928 in an experiemental fleet exercise, the rigid airship Los Angeles (ZR-3) moored to USS Saratoga's stern transferred passengers and took on fuel and stores.

  • Description

    USA: Newport: Rhode Island

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    Battle cruiser USS Saratoga (CV-3) / Rigid airship 'Los Angeles' in the air and moored to the stern of the Saratoga / 'Los Angeles' lowering onto deck / 'Los Angeles' drops water ballast and sailors run to avoid it / Naval personnel and Airship on deck of Saratoga / Airship leaving deck of Saratoga
    SLATE: Dirigible Los Angeles in thrilling landing on deck of Saratoga
    'Los Angeles' airship flying over buildings / Saratoga at sea / Aerial views 'Los Angeles' in flight / Pan Saratoga
    SLATE: Official pictures of the record feat - photographed and censored by the Navy
    Airship 'Los Angeles' in flight
    SLATE: Water ballast is dropped.
    Airship in flight
    Background: On January 27, 1928 in an experiemental fleet exercise, the rigid airship Los Angeles (ZR-3) moored to USS Saratoga's stern transferred passengers and took on fuel and stores.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3B1W562IJLP5GTRKWFUCYGAK3
    Media URN:
    VLVA3B1W562IJLP5GTRKWFUCYGAK3
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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