Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,152 pages of information and 245,599 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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From Graces Guide

1914 Contract placed

1917 It became the first British rigid airship to fly. It was 520 feet length and 53 feet diameter with a capacity of 890,000 cubic feet. After modification it achieved 45 mph from a total of 610 hp and a disposable weight of 5 tons.


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Sources of Information

  • The Airship by Christopher Sprigg. Published c1931