Transport: Last of the Last

Perhaps she was never as strong and sturdy as her builders calculated on paper. Perhaps she had never really recovered from an old rib injury last year. Perhaps the wet windy weather had something to do with it. Or perhaps the crew was somehow at fault. Nevertheless orders are orders and therefore the U.S.S. Macon soared away from her Sunnyvale mooring mast on schedule early one morning last week to take her usual part in fleet maneuvers off the California coast. In command of the Navy's one & only dirigible and her...

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