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Ship Identification : SST AIRSHIPS


SST Airships    
   
Envelope capacity...................................................... 100,000 cubic feet  
Ballonets................................................................... Ballonets 4 capacity 19,600 cubic feet  
Length...................................................................... 165 feet  
Diameter................................................................... 35 feet 6 inches  
Height....................................................................... 49 feet  
Plane area (each)....................................................... 110 square feet  
Car Streamlined and waterproofed .............................. 17 feet 6 inches  
Engines.................................................................... Two 100 hp Sunbeam or two 75 hp Rolls Royce  
Propeller Four-bladed.................................................
9 feet diameter  
Petrol tanks............................................................... (two) capacity ;120 gallons total  
Water ballast............................................................ capacity 26 gallons  
Gross lift................................................................... 3.1 tons  
Disposable lift ........................................................... 1.0 tons  
Endurance at full speed.............................................. 17 hours  
Top speed................................................................. 57 mph  
Climb........................................................................ 1,200 feet per minute  
Turning circle............................................................. 40 seconds minimum, 230 diameter  
     
Details of the Logs of all SST Class Ships    
     

Designation
Number

Delivery
Date
Deletion or transfer date Reason Hours Flown Details
          * Us = Unservicable
SST..l 6.1918 7.4.19 * Us. 159
SST..2 7.1918 28.1.19 * Us. 91
SST..3 7.1918 18.6.19 * Us. 191
SST..4 8.1918 10.1919 * Us. 189
SST..5 8.1918 5.11.18 196 Destroyed by gale
SST..6 29.8.18 30.8.18 Fire crashedon maiden flight, five dead
SST..7 9.1918 1.1919 * Us. 101
SST..8 10.1918 1.1919 * Us. 94
SST..9 10.1918 6.1919 * Sold 98 To USA
SST..1O 10.1918 9.6.19 * Us. 115
SST..11 10.1918 10.1918 * Sold 38 To USA
SST..12 10.1918 6.1919 * Sold 39 To USA
SST..14 5.1919 10.1919 ~ Us 55

 

 

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