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 30

Length 649 ft 4 in
Diameter (max.) 78 ft 4 in
Gasvolume 1,949,600 sq ft
Number of gascells 19
Number of gondols 4
Number of propellers 6 Lorenzen
Number of crew members 17
Max speed 62.2 mph
Range 4600 miles
Ceiling 12,500 ft
Payload 61,600 lb
Empty weight 79,600 lb
Engines 6 Maybach HSLu of 240 hp each. Total: 1440 hp.
Factory number LZ 62
Type r
Yard Friedrichshafen
Maiden flight May 28, 1916
Retired Decommisioned November 17, 1917. Broken up and delivered to Belgium.
Sorties 31 scouting flights. 10 raids.

Based at

Nordholz from May 30 1916.

Ahlhorn from August 21 1916.

Tønder from April 5 1917.

Seerappen from May 2 1917.

Commanding Officers

Oblt. von Buttlar-Bradenfels from May 30 1916 until December 28 1916 (57 flights).

Oblt. z. See Friemel from January 11 1917.

Oblt. z. See Bödecker from April 20 1917.

Lt. z. See Vermehren from September 16 1917.

Oblt. z. See Bödecker from November 20 1917.

Executive Officers

Oblt. Hans von Schiller from May 30 1916 until December 28 1916 (57 flights).