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Ship Identification : SSP AIRSHIPS


SSP Airships    
   
Envelope capacity...................................................... 70,000 cubic feet  
Ballonets................................................................... Ballonets (two) capacity 19,600 cubic feet  
Length...................................................................... 143 feet 5 inches  
Diameter................................................................... 30 feet  
Height....................................................................... 43 feet 5 inches  
Plane area (each)....................................................... 110 square feet  
Car length................................................................. 26 feet  
Engines.................................................................... 75 hp Rolls Royce or 100 hp Green
Gross lift 2.2 tons
 
Propeller Four-bladed.................................................
9 feet diameter  
Petrol tanks.............................................................. (two) capacity ;120 gallons total  
Water ballast............................................................. capacity 30 gallons  
Gross lift................................................................... 2.2 tons  
Disposable lift ........................................................... 0.7 tons  
Endurance at full speed.............................................. 12 hours  
Endurance at half throttle ........................................... 24 hours  
Top speed................................................................. 52 mph  
Climb........................................................................ 500 feet per minute  
Turning circle............................................................. 43 seconds minimum  
     
Details of the Logs of all SS Class Ships    

Designation
Number

Delivery
Date
Deletion or transfer date Reason Hours Flown Details
          Us* = Unservicable
SSP.I 31.1.17 9.1919 * Us 370+
SSP .2 28.5.17 26.11.17 Lost at sea 63+ Tree dead
SSP.3 23.2.17 21.3.17 Wrecked
SSP.4 12.6.17 21.12.17 Lost at sea 165+ Three dead
SSP.5 18.6.17 9.1919 * Us 391+
SSP.6 16.6.17 9.1919 * Us 316+
           

 

 

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