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UNIQUE ID 1609: FV4201 CHIEFTAIN TANK

(Model: Mark 11)

Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School, Lulworth Camp, Britain

(Location: Heath / East Holme Range)


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Unique ID:

1609
Added to Database:
18 March 2011
Last Edited:
18 March 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
FV4201 Chieftain (3570)
Mark 11 (3590)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School (3035)
Heath / East Holme Range (3038)
Serial Number: Turret: 140 (“FV478236 FHL ?? WAR SER Nº 140” cast into rear right turret side).
Registration: 04 EB 49: “04EB49” painted on nose and right rear mud flap.
Name:
Other Identification: Yellow high visibility markings on rear hull. Painted overall in a green and black camouflage scheme.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Built as a Mark 2)
2: Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School, Lulworth Camp, 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 Stillbrew Chieftain is badly damaged. It was built as a Mark 2 at Leeds and its disposal date was August 1999 (source: R. Griffin/Chieftain). Its gun has been broken off close to the mantlet.


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June, 2010

Overview, photo by S. Ballard
1: Overview, photo by S. Ballard

Taken: 20 June 2010
Contributor: Geograph
Photo ID: 4659
Added: 19 March 2011
Filename: 2163375-...
Views: 34
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

    

    

April, 2008

Right side, photo by N. Chadwick
2: Right side, photo by N. Chadwick

Taken: 11 April 2008
Contributor: Geograph
Photo ID: 4661
Added: 19 March 2011
Filename: 1521684-...
Views: 148
Select/Has Priority: 21/0