Wellman-Vaniman "America" Airship

Wellman-Vaniman "America" Airship
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Side view of the Wellman-Vaniman "America" as seen from the deck of the SS Trent, 1910. The lifeboat dangling from the "America" was later used in the "Akron," Goodyear's first airship.

The lifeboat has been donated to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum by the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

This is an archival image, do not reproduce without permission from the National Air and Space Museum archives.

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