Unfortunately I do not know how this node has a normal name in Russian. December 2010 - Igor Lavrinenko sent the Russian name of this node - it is called Kungur knot.
Also known as Rosendal Bend, this is perhaps the best way to connect the two ropes of those that exist today.
It is an exceptionally safe and resilient assembly in all materials and perfectly symmetrical. It is surprisingly easy to untie after heavy loads, even when wet.
Although Zeppelin Bend can attach ropes of various sizes and materials, it does not work properly when using ropes of completely different diameters. In such cases, simply use interconnected loops.
Note: Zeppelin Bend is not Rigger's Bend. They only look the same.
Lee and Bob Payne's article is called "The Forgotten Zeppelin Knot" in boat log (March 1976) - they showed how this unit was used until 1962 by the US Navy.
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In the 1930s US Vice Admiral Charles Rosendal, commander and officer of the American airship (ZR 3 Los Angeles), demanded that this unit be exclusively used to moor his airship. This fact can be called into question, since the members of the mooring team claimed that they always used the Lock assembly.
However, the U.S. Navy used the unit to moor their airships until 1962.