Schütte-Lanz SL 11
Silhouette of SL 11
|Launched:||August 1, 1916|
|Fate:||Shot down, September 3, 1916|
|Displacement:||38 780 m³ of hydrogen|
|Installed power:||4 Maybach 960 hp/716 kW total|
The SL 11 was based at Spich and commanded by Hauptmann Wilhelm Schramm, in the early hours of September 3, 1916, after having bombed Saint Albans, it was attacked over Hertfordshire by Lt. William Leefe Robinson in a BE 2C, using incendiary ammunition. It crashed at Cuffley, with the loss of the entire crew, who were buried at Potters Bar Cemetery and re-interred at Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery during 1962. Leefe Robinson was awarded the Victoria Cross.
- Baker, Brian (2002). The Zeppelin Graves on Cannock Chase (Second (revised & extended) ed.). Cannock Chase: The Association of Friends of Cannock Chase. pp 1-2