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 54

Length 644 ft 8 in
Diameter (max.) 78 ft 5 in
Gasvolume 1,970,300 sq ft
Number of gascells 18
Number of gondols 4
Number of propellers 4
Number of crew members
Max speed 66,6 mph
Range
Ceiling
Payload 87,100 lb
Empty weight 55,600 lb
Engines 5 Maybach HSLu of 240 hp each. Total: 1200 hp
From March 1918: 5 Maybach MBIVa of 260 hp each. Total: 1300 hp
Factory number LZ 99
Type u
Yard Staaken
Maiden flight August 13, 1917
Retired Burned in Toska shed during British airraid July 19, 1918
Sorties 14 scouting flights. 2 raids.

Commanding Officers

Kptlt. Ludwig Bockholt from August 20 1917 until September 11 1917 (4 flights) i Tønder.

Kptlt. von Buttlar-Bradenfels from September 16 1917 until July 19 1918 (27 flights).

Executive Officers

Oblt. Hans von Schiller from September 16 1917 until July 19 1918 (27 flights).