SURIVORS OF THE U.S.S. AKRON TALK Lieutenant Commander Herbert V. Wiley and crews members Richard Deal and Moody E. Ervin are the only three survivors of the U.S.S. Akron airship crash. The other 73 crew perished when the Navy dirigible went down in a storm off the coast of New Jersey. Lt. Wiley talks about their ordeal.
Date: April 4, 1933 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:18:00, With Audio
U.S.S. AKRON AIRSHIP CRASHES - 1933 - 1 Survivors of the U.S.S. Akron dirigible disaster are recovered and rushed to the hospital but only three of the crew survive including Lieutenant Commander Herbert V. Wiley. The Navy airship in happier times was a proud addition to American skies and unusual crew POVs reveal the size of the great airship.
Date: April 4, 1933 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:02:00, No Audio
REMAINS OF USS AKRON RECOVERED Hand held cameraman POV from a rocking boat as the tattered remains of the U.S.S. Akron are recovered at sea. The Navy dirigible crashed into the ocean on April 4, 1933 during a storm killing 73 men on board.
Date: April 4, 1933 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:35:00, No Audio
USS AKRON AIRSHIP CRASHES - 1933 Aerial of the ocean off the New Jersey coast where the USS Akron airship has crashed. Wreckage and bodies are scattered by the waves although a few are rescued including one crew member rushed to a waiting ambulance then cut to the airship in happier times.
Date: April 4, 1933 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:15:00, No Audio
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