AERONAUTICS: Detached

Repairs to the Shenandoah are due to be completed May 1. Secretary Denby gave orders for the advance guard to proceed to Alaskan waters and for the reconstruction of the fuel-oil-ship Patoka.

A new commander was appointed—Lieutenant Commander Zachary Landsdowne. He was the official observer for the Navy on the British airship R-34, which crossed the Atlantic. He was later assigned to duty at the Zeppelin plant in Germany where the ZR3 is now being constructed for the U. S. No other officer in naval aviation has had the experience he has in...

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