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UNIQUE ID 1568: FV101 SCORPION CVR(T) LIGHT TANK

(Model: Scorpion)

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Tank Story Hall)


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Unique ID: 1568
Added to Database: 23 February 2011
Last Edited: 20 March 2012
Type (ID): FV101 Scorpion CVR(T) (3080)
Model (ID): Scorpion (3082)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): Tank Story Hall (3004)
Serial Number:
Registration: 00SP97: “00 SP 97” painted on nose.
Name:
Other Identification: Painted overall in a green and black camouflage scheme (previously painted overall in a white and black camouflage scheme).
Collection Reference: E1973.132. (Accession 13273, Entry 1973.1018).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Alvis Limited, Coventry, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Britain (Sole manufacturer)
2: Directorate of Tank Design, Chertsey, Surrey, South East England, Britain (Until July 1973)
3: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This Scorpion was acquired from the Military Vehicle Engineering Establishment, Chobham Lane, Chertsey in July 1973.


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March 2011

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7173
Added: 24 March 2012
Filename: 58276438...
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7174
Added: 24 March 2012
Filename: 58281985...
Views: 68
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Right view
3: Right view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7175
Added: 24 March 2012
Filename: 58281854...
Views: 67
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October 2008

Left view
4: Left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4541
Added: 23 February 2011
Filename: P1030246...
Views: 67
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