Air Ship Squadron 11 Blimpron-11 Blimp Hedron 11 ZP-11 Detachment 11 in WWII South Weymouth.
K-11 landing at South Weymouth on 11 Feb 1944. K-11 was the 1st K-ship permanently assigned to ZP-11 on 17 Sep 1942. Also known as Blimp Squadron 11, Blimpron 11,
or ZP-11, the squadron operated from Naval Air Station (NAS) South Weymouth, Massachusetts; Fisher's Island, New York; and Bar Harbor, Maine between June 2, 1942 and June 8,
1945. Lieutenant Commander Samuel M. Bailey, USN, was the first Commanding Officer of ZP-11. The
photographs on this website were copied by Marc Frattasio at the National Archives and Records Administration in College Park, MD and
kindly provided to preserve the history of ZP-11 and NAS South Weymouth.
June-August 1942 - Early Operations and Construction at NAS South Weymouth
September-October 1942 - Aerial Views and Operations
November-December 1942 - Hangar One and Operations
1943 - Around the Base at South Weymouth
Aircraft at South Weymouth
1943 - Aerial Views of NAS South Weymouth
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
1944-1945 - Hangars at NAS South Weymouth
1944-1945 - Around the Base at South Weymouth
1944-1945 - Aerial Views
USMC and USCG at NAS South Weymouth
1944-1945 - K-ships at South Weymouth
K-3 Fin Damage - June 19, 1942
K-6 Wreck - July 6, 1942
K-11 Crash - July 31, 1943
K-69 Deflation - August 13, 1943
K-14 Wreck - July 2, 1944
Intelligence Report on K-14 Wreck
K-9 Crash - July 7, 1944
K-61 Crash - December 14, 1944
K-92 Crash-Landing and K-9 Wreck in Canada
Combat Air Crews
Read the ZP-11 Squadron Diary (this is a large 8 MB pdf file).
Unless otherwise mentioned, the photographs on this page were provided by Marc Frattasio.
Airship Patrol Squadron 33
Airship Utility Squadron 1
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