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UNIQUE ID 143: CRUSADER GUN TRACTOR

Liberty Park Oorlogsmuseum, Overloon, The Netherlands

(Location: Storage)


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Unique ID: 143
Added to Database: 21 June 2011
Last Edited: 26 June 2011
Type (ID): Crusader (3250)
Model (ID): Crusader Gun Tractor (3250)
Location Category (ID): Liberty Park Oorlogsmuseum (11400)
Location (ID): Storage (11408)
Serial Number:
Registration: “SS3031” painted on superstructure and rear (previously on forward superstructure sides).
Name:
Other Identification: “E3” in a square painted on forward superstructure sides. White stars painted on rear superstructure sides.
Collection Reference:
Links: Photobucket
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Britain (Country of origin)
2: Liberty Park Oorlogsmuseum, Overloon, Boxmeer, Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In The Netherlands publication:

This gun tractor is a Mark I, based on the chassis of the Crusader II tank. It was originally on display outside in a poor and rusted condition, but has since been restored. It is currently stored in the museum basement awaiting further restoration (source: M. Krauss).


Images - Photographs and NavPix (click to expand or browse)

September 2008

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 17 September 2008
Contributor: M. Krauss
Photo ID: 5305
Added: 25 June 2011
Filename: 005_Crus...
Views: 82
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 17 September 2008
Contributor: M. Krauss
Photo ID: 5306
Added: 25 June 2011
Filename: 007_Crus...
Views: 70
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Rear right view
3: Rear right view

Taken: 17 September 2008
Contributor: M. Krauss
Photo ID: 5307
Added: 25 June 2011
Filename: 006_Crus...
Views: 91
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April 2006

Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 24 April 2006
Contributor: M. Krauss
Photo ID: 5308
Added: 25 June 2011
Filename: 001_Crus...
Views: 75
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Rear left view
5: Rear left view

Taken: 24 April 2006
Contributor: M. Krauss
Photo ID: 5309
Added: 25 June 2011
Filename: 003_Crus...
Views: 79
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Rear right view
6: Rear right view

Taken: 24 April 2006
Contributor: M. Krauss
Photo ID: 5310
Added: 25 June 2011
Filename: 004_Crus...
Views: 74
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Towing a 17 pounder anti-tank gun
7: Towing a 17 pounder anti-tank gun

Taken: 24 April 2006
Contributor: M. Krauss
Photo ID: 5311
Added: 25 June 2011
Filename: 002_Crus...
Views: 438
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1987

Front left view, photo by A. Buschorn
8: Front left view, photo by A. Buschorn

Taken: 1987
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 2018
Added: 21 June 2011
Filename: Axb01_Gu...
Views: 197
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April 1982

Rear right view
9: Rear right view

Taken: 13 April 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1237
Added: 21 June 2011
Filename: ScanRR_G...
Views: 83
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Rear view
10: Rear view

Taken: 13 April 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1249
Added: 21 June 2011
Filename: ScanRV_G...
Views: 78
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Engine compartment
11: Engine compartment

Taken: 13 April 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1251
Added: 21 June 2011
Filename: ScanEC_G...
Views: 69
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Driver
12: Driver's compartment

Taken: 13 April 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1252
Added: 21 June 2011
Filename: ScanI_Gu...
Views: 84
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Close up of suspension
13: Close up of suspension

Taken: 13 April 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1885
Added: 21 June 2011
Filename: ScanSusp...
Views: 62
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May 1974

Front left view
14: Front left view

Taken: 4 May 1974
Contributor: W. Schwabe
Photo ID: 7526
Added: 26 May 2012
Filename: 6_Crusad...
Views: 123
Select/Has Priority: 21/0