Airship Framing - Zeppelin L32, 1916 Reg. No: ST 017795
- Pieces of the framework of German naval airship L32. This airship was shot down by 2nd Lieutenant Frederick Sowrey of 39 Squadron RFC on the night of 23/24 September 1916. It crashed near Billericay in Essex resulting in the death of all 21 crew members. The airship was under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Werner Peterson. Sowrey was decorated with the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) for his action.
- Twisted pieces of metal from the framework of German naval airship L32.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr John Askew, 1928
|Tagged with:||airship components, airships, bombers, military aircraft, wars conflicts, souvenirs|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AIR TRANSPORT|
|Tertiary Classification:||rigid airships components|
|Manufacturer:||Zeppelin Works, Lindau, Germany, 1916|