Zeppelin and Garrison Museum Tønder

The museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays between 11 pm and 4 pm from May 1 until October 30.

Zeppelin L 20

Length 585 ft 5 in
Diameter (max.) 61 ft 4 in
Gasvolume 1,264,100 sq ft
Number of gascells 18
Number of gondols 2
Number of propellers 4 Lorenzen
Number of crew members 18
Max speed 55.7 mph
Range 3000 miles
Ceiling 11,500 ft
Payload 39,250 lb
Empty weight 52,500 ib
Engines 4 Maybach HSLu of 240 hp each. Total: 960 hp.
Factory number LZ 59
Type q
Yard Friedrichshafen
Maiden flight December 21, 1915
Retired Force-landed in Norway May 3, 1916
Sorties 6 scouting flights. 2 raids.

Based at

Tønder from January 18 1916.

Seddin from February 21 1916.

Tønder from April 6 1916.

Commanding Officers

Kplt. Stabbert from December 29 1915 until May 2 1916 (16 flights).

Executive Officers

Lt. Schirlitz from December 29 1915 until May 2 1916 (16 sorties).