Zeppelin and Garrison Museum Tønder

The museum is open on Saturdays and Sundays between 11 pm and 4 pm from May 4 until October 27.

Zeppelin L 21

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
Number of crew members
Max speed 57,5 mph
Range 3000 miles
Ceiling 11,500 ft
Payload 38,800 lb
Empty weight 52,950 lb
Engines 4 Maybach HSLu of 240 hp each. Total: 960 hp.
Factory number LZ 61
Type q
Yard Löwenthal
Maiden flight January 10, 1916
Retired Shot down by British fighter on November 28, 1916.
Sorties 17 scouting flights. 10 raids.

Based at

Nordholz.

Seddin from February 21 1916.

Tønder from April 5 1916.

Nordholz from April 16 1916.

Commanding Officers

Kptlt. Max Dietrich from January 19 1916 until July 4 1916 (7 flights).

Hauptmann Stelling from June 24 1916.

Oberleutnant z. See Frankenberg from August 15 1916.