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Latitude: 53.7513 / 53°45'4"N
Longitude: -0.3763 / 0°22'34"W
OS Eastings: 507162
OS Northings: 429548
OS Grid: TA071295
Mapcode National: GBR GDL.2N
Mapcode Global: WHGFK.6Z22
Entry Name: Airship Memorial at Hull Western Cemetery
Listing Date: 28 November 2002
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096014
English Heritage Legacy ID: 489904
Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU5
County: City of Kingston upon Hull
Electoral Ward/Division: Newington
Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Hull St Cuthbert
Church of England Diocese: York
680-1/0/10067 CHANTERLANDS AVENUE
28-NOV-02 Airship Memorial at Hull Western Cemet
Memorial. 1924. Portland stone and bronze. Free-standing stone chest topped with stone cross. Low stone chest has lower projections at either end with bronze plaques listing all the names of those who died in this disaster. That on the left lists the 28 British servicemen and that on the right the 16 American servicemen who died on the 24th August 1921.
This airship, R38/ZR.2, was constructed at Howden. It exploded and fell into the River Humber on its final trial flight
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