Related to the articles, “Blimp Volunteer Finds Mooring to Floating Mast at Harbor Easy,” Los Angeles Times, 24 Feb. 1932: A3, and “Ship Could Moor Zeppelin: Patoka, Equipped to Anchor Air Liner in Emergency, Has Received No Orders to be Prepared,” Los Angeles Times, 15 Oct. 1928: 2.
L-6 arrived San Pedro, California, on 14 February 1919, completing one of the best long-distance seagoing performances of the United States's youthful submarine force. From 1919 to 1922, she remained on the West Coast, experimenting with new torpedoes and undersea detection equipment. L-6 was placed in commission, in ordinary, on 24 March 1922; returned to full commission on 1 July; and sailed for the East Coast the same month. The L-6 was decommissioned on 25 November 1922, and was sold to M. Samuel and Sons on 21 December 1925 for scrapping.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, "'Old Ironsides' Crowds Grow; Total of Visitors Yesterday Placed at 19,261; Many More Turned Away at Closing Hour; Legislators Planning Appeal to Entire State." 19 Feb. 1933: 15.