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British Airships 1905-30 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: British Airships 1905-30 Автор: Ian fortress Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd Год: 2009 Страниц: 50 Язык: english Формат: pdf Размер: 18,76(+3%)Мб e-book unearths the interesting tale of the cat and mouse duel among the airship– the submarine in the course of global battle 1.0 1 2 three four five

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3 1 surprised everyone with a t o p speed o f 7 0 m p h . W i t h this in m i n d , and the high fuel c o n s u m p t i o n recorded, the removal o f one o f the rear engines resulted in a speed reduction o f only 5 m p h but at the same time increased disposable lift to 19 tons. N o t c o m m i s s i o n e d into service until 6 N o v e m b e r 1 9 1 8 , just five days before the end o f the war, R . 3 1 e x p e r i e n c e d stress p r o b l e m s in s o m e o f its w o o d e n girders on the w a y to its station at East F o r t u n e , Scotland.

3 9 convoy system 40 Crawford, W/T operator Frederick F (44) Daily Mail 9 Delta 1 0 , 11, 16 depth charges 2 0 , 3 9 , 4 2 disposable lift 5 Dixon, FltLt J . F. 4 12, 13 non-rigid airships 5 , 4 6 North Sea (NS) Class 2 2 - 2 3 , 23, B (20) Nulli Secundus 5, 6 Nulli Secundus II 6,6 Ouse, H M S 28 Parseval airship 1 3 - 1 4 , 14, 1 5 - 1 6 Pullen, FltSubLt W. J . 4 2 Pyke, SubLt Cyril J . 101: 37-38,38 Renault engines 1 4 , 18, 19, 2 0 , 2 2 Richmond, LtCol Vincent 36 rigid airships 5, 12, 2 6 - 3 8 , 4 6 Rigid Naval Airship I 12, 12 Rolls-Royce Condor engines 3 7 Rolls-Royce Eagle engines 2 7 , 3 0 Rolls-Royce Hawk engines 2 3 , 2 4 Royal Airship Works (RAW) 3 5 , 36 Royal Flying Corps 6, 14 Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) 15 3 Gamma and Gamma II 8, 8 - 9 , 9, 16 goldbeater's skin 6, 2 6 , 26 Green engines 7, 9, 1 9 , 2 3 H M A N o .

2 3 A survived their encounter; another crew to have a lucky escape was that o f S S Z . 2 7 . W h i l e patrolling over the English C h a n n e l off the southern Cornish coast on 1 2 April 1 9 1 8 , S S Z . 2 7 spotted a floating mine and opened up with a Lewis gun to try to destroy it. Attracted by the firing, C . 9 a p p r o a c h e d and o p e n e d fire t o o , but still the mine did n o t e x p l o d e . T w o armed trawlers then arrived and, believing the airships were indicating the presence of a submarine with their gunfire, one o f t h e m , the Marne J J , dropped t w o depth charges, oblivious to the mine n o w floating just a couple of yards off its port bow.

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