National Geographic : 1943 Jul
The National Geographic Magazine UI. a . ifilVY. UlllI Jury Sail Set and Oars Boated, a Lifeboat Receives First Aid Dangling from a Blimp With hands outstretched, a ship's officer awaits the package. He and his companions, sailors from a torpedoed merchantman, were sighted in April, 1942, by Army planes. Flyers notified the patrolling blimp, which stood by until a Coast Guard rescue ship arrived. The package contains food, water, medicine, and cigarettes. It is buoyant and waterproof.