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UNIQUE ID 1571: MEDIUM MARK II* TANK

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Tank Story Hall)


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Unique ID: 1571
Added to Database: 23 February 2011
Last Edited: 20 March 2012
Type (ID): Medium Mark II (3124)
Model (ID): Medium Mark II* (3126)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): Tank Story Hall (3004)
Serial Number: ML8642: “ML8642” painted on nose.
Registration: T199: “T199” painted on nose.
Name:
Other Identification: “E16” painted on rear hull sides. White diamonds painted on turret sides and nose.
Collection Reference: E1949.330. (Accession 33049, Entry 1030).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks: Praying Mantis Carrier - The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Also restored by Vickers 1984/5)
Mark VII Tetrarch CS Airborne Light Tank - The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Also restored by Vickers 1984/5)

Location History:
(see map)

1: Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East England, Britain (Design parent and manufacturer)
2: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)
3: Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East England, Britain (Restored 1984/5)
4: 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 Mark II* was one of 13 built under a contract issued on 5 January 1926. It was employed as a training tank at Bovington in the early years of the Second World War. It was put on the museum books in 1949. It is in running order and was restored in 1984/85, along with the Tetrarch Light Tank and the Praying Mantis Carrier, by Vickers Defence Systems at their Armstrong Works, Scotswood Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.


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March 2011

Rear right view
1: Rear right view

Taken: 10 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6927
Added: 19 March 2012
Filename: 55336994...
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6925
Added: 19 March 2012
Filename: 55336991...
Views: 104
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6926
Added: 19 March 2012
Filename: 55336988...
Views: 67
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October 2008

Upper rear right view
4: Upper rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4551
Added: 23 February 2011
Filename: P1030290...
Views: 85
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Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4552
Added: 23 February 2011
Filename: P1030270...
Views: 63
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Upper right view
6: Upper right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4553
Added: 23 February 2011
Filename: P1030284...
Views: 77
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October 1982

Front view
7: Front view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6703
Added: 6 February 2012
Filename: Scan_VMM...
Views: 80
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