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borough (1990 pop. 3,078), Ocean co., E central N.J.; inc. 1921. It is important as the site of the Lakehurst Naval Air Station (est. 1921). The Shenandoah (1923) was the first airship to use the station, and transatlantic airships made it their U.S. terminal from 1924. The burning of the Hindenburg, which took 36 lives, occurred there (May 6, 1937) as the hydrogen-filled German zeppelin was being moored. The base is now known as the Lakehurst Naval Air Engineering Station.
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The job at Lakehurst consists of installing a 5,000-foot new force main with a 4-inch sanitary line to a new pump station.
She is survived by her son, Ron Walulak and his wife Cindy of Lakehurst, NJ; two sisters-in-law: Sophie Walulak of Three Rivers, MA and Anna Walulak of Pueblo, CO; 4 grandchildren: Lianne, Jared, Dara and Brianna, also 6 nieces, 6 nephews and 11 great grandchildren.
Footage of New York City (just sixty miles from Lakehurst and where most of the pre-flight partying took place) reminds us that the flight took off in the heyday of the roaring twenties, the jazz age, and prohibition.
We've learned a lot and our technical capabilities have expanded immensely since the original JBD testing for the F/A-18 about ten years ago," said Kathy Donnelly, senior executive for aircraft launch, recovery and support equipment engineering at Lakehurst.
In central New Jersey, Fort Dix combined with Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst and McGuire Air Force Base to form Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.
Parts delivered by these contracts had to be re-inspected by NAVAIR Lakehurst quality-assurance personnel.
Which airship caught fire and crashed at Lakehurst, New Jersey, in May 1937?
Four news cameras were on the spot too, covering the arrival of the airship's landing at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey.
B&w photographs and detailed captions from the archives of the Navy Lakehurst Historical Society chronicle the people and machinery of the base's 85-year history and showcase its contributions to the development of aviation and national defense.
1937 - The German airship Hindenburg exploded at Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 3 6 of the 97 people aboard.
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