Photograph of a Oil Tank on the USS Akron, ca. 1933
Original Caption: Photograph of a Oil Tank on the USS Akron, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters...Subjects:.Dirigible.USS Akron.Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters.Oil Tank..: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=6708582 ( http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=6708582 ) ..Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. ..For information about ordering reproductions of photographs held by the Still Picture Unit, visit: www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html ( http://www.archives.gov/research/order/still-pictures.html ) ..Reproductions may be ordered via an independent vendor. NARA maintains a list of vendors at www.archives.gov/research/order/vendors-photos-maps-dc.html ( http://www.archives.gov/research/order/vendors-photos-maps-dc.html ) ..Access Restrictions: Unrestricted.Use Restrictions: Unrestricted
The Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters was created to investigate the cause of the USS Akron disaster and the wrecks of other Army and Navy dirigibles and to determine responsibility. These photographs were submitted to the Joint Committee during its investigation.