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UNIQUE ID 1630: FV4201 CHIEFTAIN TANK

(Model: Mark 11)

Aldershot Military Museum and MWEE, Aldershot, Britain

(Location: Entrance Road)


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Unique ID:

1630
Added to Database:
27 March 2011
Last Edited:
13 July 2013
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
FV4201 Chieftain (3570)
Mark 11 (3590)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
Aldershot Military Museum and MWEE (3130)
Entrance Road (3132)
Serial Number: 52 (hull): “FV469251/1 ESCC 52” cast into glacis.
41 (turret): “FV478236 WAR SER N° 41” cast into right turret side.
Registration: 00 EB 59: “00 EB 59” painted on nose and right rear mud flap.
Name: “ANTRIM” painted on side stowage boxes.
Other Identification: “A635”, “D630” and “E575” cast into Stillbrew armour. “0C” in yellow triangle painted on hull side plates and turret rear. Yellow triangle also painted on turret sides. Convoy marking painted on hull rear. Painted overall in a green and black camouflage scheme. Hull front and right turret side are rusted.
Collection Reference:
Links: Aldershot Collections
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Sole manufacturer)
2: Sennelager Training Area, Paderborn, Detmold, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany (17/21 Lancers 1967 then 4/7RDG 1967 then Royal Hussars 1973 – Athlone Barracks – then 2ADS Hamm 1975)
3: BATUS, Suffield, Southern Alberta, Alberta, Canada (Training 1975)
4: Dempsey Barracks, Sennelager, Detmold, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany (QRIH 1978 then 3RTR 1979 – Barker Barracks)
5: Sennelager Training Area, Paderborn, Detmold, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany (2ADS Hamm 1982 – QRIH York Barracks Münster 1983 – 23 Base Workshop Wetter 1989)
6: Schiessplatz Bergen-Hohne, Bergen, Heidmark, Lower Saxony, Germany (QOH Caen Barracks Hohne 1989)
7: Aldershot Military Museum and MWEE, Aldershot, Hampshire, South East 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 Chieftain is a Mark 11. The tactical markings indicate the tank of the Second in Command (0C) of A Squadron (triangle). It is in running order (source: Aldershot Collections web page). Its label reads:

Service History 00 EB 59
Following its introduction in 1967, 00 EB 59 went into service with the following regiments or units until finally decommissioning in 1994.

1967 17/21st Lancers, British Army of the Rhine (BAOR)
1967 4/7 Royal Dragoon Guards, British Army of the Rhine (BAOR)
1973 Royal Hussars (Prince of Wales Own), British Army of the Rhine (BAOR)
1975 2ADS British Army of the Rhine (BAOR)
1975 British Army Training Unit Suffield, Canada (BATUS)
1978 Queens Royal Irish Hussars
1979 3 Royal Tank Regiment, British Army of the Rhine (BAOR)
1982 2ADS British Army of the Rhine (BAOR)
1983 Queens Royal Irish Hussars
1989 23 Base Workshop (normal MOD scheduled rebuild)
1989 Queens Own Hussars
1996 Gifted to Aldershot Military Museum



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January, 2013

Upper front right view
1: Upper front right view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9089
Added: 7 July 2013
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Upper left view
2: Upper left view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9090
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Upper rear left view
3: Upper rear left view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9091
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Upper rear right view
4: Upper rear right view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9092
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Upper front right view
5: Upper front right view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9093
Added: 7 July 2013
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Front view
6: Front view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9094
Added: 7 July 2013
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Front left view
7: Front left view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9095
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7375...
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Front left view
8: Front left view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9096
Added: 7 July 2013
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Left view
9: Left view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9097
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7377...
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Rear left view
10: Rear left view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9098
Added: 7 July 2013
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Rear view
11: Rear view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9099
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7379...
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Rear right view
12: Rear right view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9100
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7380...
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Right view
13: Right view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9101
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7381...
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Upper front right view
14: Upper front right view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9102
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7383...
Views: 59
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Upper front left view
15: Upper front left view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9103
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7409...
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Turret close-up
16: Turret close-up

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9104
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7391...
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Turret close-up
17: Turret close-up

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9105
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7382...
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Markings on glacis
18: Markings on glacis

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9106
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7385...
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Markings on Stillbrew armour
19: Markings on Stillbrew armour

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9107
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7390...
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Markings on stillbrew armour
20: Markings on stillbrew armour

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9108
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7389...
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Close-up of TOGS
21: Close-up of TOGS

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9109
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7388...
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Exhibit label
22: Exhibit label

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9110
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