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Circa 1945


ZJ-1 Aircrew

"The men of Airship Utility Squadron One (ZJ-1) beneath one of their aircraft, 15 June 1945. A wholly new kind of LTA unit, the squadron was commissioned in February 1944 to provide photographic, calibration, torpedo-recovery, and other utility services to the Atlantic Fleet. ZJ-1 flew nearly seven thousand hours in 1944-45 before the unit was decommissioned. By September 1945 most of the wartime program had already been dismantled. (Mrs. E. P. Moccia)..." Title: American Airship Bases & Facilities Page 203 Contributed by Bryant Fleming vj-1@webtv.net [26OCT99]

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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...ZJ-1 was headquartered at Meacham Field, Key West, Florida, later to become the city's international airport. It had a detachment at NAS South Weymouth, Massachusetts and subdetachments at Elizabeth Field on Fisher's Island, New York; the Naval Poving Ground, Dahlgren, Virginia; and the Naval Mine Warfare Test Station, Solomons, Maryland..." Contributed by Bryant Fleming vj-1@webtv.net [26OCT99]

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