Blimp

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A Blimp is the small, semi-rigid Coastal-Patrol airship, or Submarine Scout, introduced in 1915 for keeping watch along the coast, and locating enemy submarines cruising submerged, or lying temporarily concealed on the bottom.[1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.25.

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