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"admiral moffitt" Discussed on Stuff You Missed in History Class

Stuff You Missed in History Class

02:06 min | 3 years ago

"admiral moffitt" Discussed on Stuff You Missed in History Class

"The boat crew fished boatswain's mate second class richard e deal aviation metal smith second class moody e ervin and chief radio men robert w copeland out of the turbulent water copeland died after being transferred to the fiba's despite efforts to revive him as the rescue effort continued lieutenant commander widely regained consciousness and communicated to the crew of the german vessel but it had been the akron and not a plane that they saw descend into the sea for more than five hours fiba's continued to search for survivors but their efforts were for nought two more men actually died in the search effort when another blam the non rigid j 3 which also served out of the base at lakehurst went on a mission to search for survivors five man survived the unsuccessful forced landing of the j 3 but there were two killed five and a half hours after the akron went down the coast guard destroyer tucker arrived on the scene the fiba's transferred the body of chief radio in copeland and the surviving crew of the akron over to the tucker in the search for any additional survivors the destroyer tucker was joined by the portland every cruiser destroyers coal mcdougal at hunt the cutter muhab a and two coastguard planes but new additional members of the crew of the akron were found this loss was particularly noteworthy because of the leadership staff that was on board when this accident happened so in addition to the regular staff a m commander mcchord rear admiral moffitt his aide commander henry be song the commander of the naval air station at lakehurst and several additional guests were also on the akron when it went down in total 73 men lost their lives when the akron was destroyed so for comparison we mentioned the hindenburg at the beginning of the show and the death toll in the hindenburg disaster was thirty six one of whom was a man who had been on the ground sixty two of the people aboard the hindenburg survived which is a far greater proportion than the three who survived the acronym.

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"admiral moffitt" Discussed on Stuff You Missed in History Class

Stuff You Missed in History Class

01:40 min | 3 years ago

"admiral moffitt" Discussed on Stuff You Missed in History Class

"So the focus of the anc rinse efforts at that point rescue missions for yachts aside was continued experimentation and development of the trapeze system they really wanted to primarily just drilled the pilots so that they would be extremely good at this uh in the man in charge of these ongoing trap he's experiments as appointed by rear admiral moffitt was commander alger herman dress oil and other address those leadership the akron continue to advance its trap he's work eventually achieving the ability to manage a full load of curtis f nine c2 to sparrowhawks on august twenty second 1932 there was a new problem though due to a timing accident in the relay of orders because the command was given to early the dirigibles finn hit a beam in the hangar as it was being taken off its moorings this put a stop to the trap he's training that had been underway while the finn had to be repaired but the last quarter of 1932 still yielded eight successful flights for the akron so that a little accident had happened in august and they were able to repair it pretty quickly training continued for the trap he system as well as training for the gun and lookout cruz and they also worked with a formation scouting set up to test that were two planes flanked the akram as they perform search exercises and early nineteen thirty three the akron had a leadership change commander dreadful was moved to the akron sister ship the uss make in his replacement was commander frank accord with personnel change took place on january third 19th 33 an almost immediately maccord was underway on a flight with his new command.

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