WWII US Airship Manufacturing
Most persons do not think of
Airships when considering WWII aircraft, but they are were very important
in convoy anti-submarine patrol in the North Atlantic. No ship was
ever lost in a convoy escorted by Airships. Data obtained from Goodyear website
US Navy Code
Wingfoot Lake, OH
(87) K Class;(10) L class; (7) G class
This facility is still active and is the current home for the
Goodyear Blimp "Spirit of Akron". See Plant Photos Page.
Moffet Field, CA
(44) K Class
(4) M Class
The Airdock and associated plants are now
owned and operated by Lockheed-Martin. See Plant Photos Page.