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 4

Length 518 ft 2 in
Diameter (max.) 48 ft 6 in
Gasvolume 794,500 sq ft
Number of gascells 18
Number of gondols 2
Number of propellers 4 L.Z. aluminum sheet
Number of crew members 14
Max speed 51,4 mph
Range 1366 miles
Ceiling 6560 ft
Payload 20,100 lb
Empty weight 37,500 lb
Engines 3 Maybach C-X of 210 hp each. Total: 630 hp.
Factory number LZ 27
Type m
Yard Friedrichshafen
Maiden flight August 18, 1914
Retired February 17, 1915
Sorties 50 scouting flights.

Based at

Fuhlsbüttel from September 2 1914.

Commanding Officers

Kptlt. v. Platen from September 1 1914.

Executive Officers

Oblt. z. S. Peterson from September 1 1914.

Lt. z. S. Kruse from September 1914.