AERONAUTICS: Patrol

There are no headstones in the Graveyard of the Sea. Somewhere along this sullen stretch off Sable Island Mrs. Frances Wilson Grayson's airplane Dawn lies, according to belief, buried beside the wrecks of sailing ships. The Dawn might have floated for a little before sinking. Seeking a floating speck, the great dirigible Los Angeles roamed the air above this unmarked waste.

The Los Angeles saw no speck, wheeled for home. She lives at Lakehurst, N. J., where she was housed after 1200 nautical miles cruising, 700 of them at sea. Newspapers detailed her movements calmly....

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