North Pole

Confidence in the Shenandoah is now supreme.

The Test. At 7.30 p. m. in a 70-mile gale, the Shenandoah was torn from her mooring mast at Lakehurst, N. J., and blown violently inland through the darkness and rain. In the first seconds she nosed down, her blunt bow was smashed, the duralumin structure near the nose was partially ripped away, one gas bag was torn away, another was torn, the top of the steering rudder was rent. Only a skeleton crew of 21 men was on board,...

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