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Airship Memorial at Hull Western Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingston upon Hull, City of Kingston upon Hull

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

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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