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UNIQUE ID 1636: FV4201 CHIEFTAIN TANK

(Model: Unknown Model)

Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School, Lulworth Camp, Britain

(Location: Heath / East Holme Range)


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Unique ID:

1636
Added to Database:
30 March 2011
Last Edited:
30 March 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
FV4201 Chieftain (3570)
Unknown Model (3592)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School (3035)
Heath / East Holme Range (3038)
Serial Number: Turret: 317 (“FV478236 FHL ?? WAR SER Nº 317” or similar cast into rear right turret side).
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Overall bare rusted metal with multiple penetrations.
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Primary manufacturer)
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 Chieftain is little more than a rusted wreck. It consists primarily of the main hull and turret castings and some remaining roadwheels. All parts display many hits and penetrations through the front.


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Date Unknown

Front view
1: Front view

Taken: Date Unknown
Contributor: T. Gray
Photo ID: 4712
Added: 30 March 2011
Filename: 064_Chie...
Views: 46
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Close-up
2: Close-up

Taken: Date Unknown
Contributor: T. Gray
Photo ID: 4713
Added: 30 March 2011
Filename: 065_Chie...
Views: 55
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Turret close-up
3: Turret close-up

Taken: Date Unknown
Contributor: T. Gray
Photo ID: 4714
Added: 30 March 2011
Filename: 070_Chie...
Views: 70
Select/Has Priority: 21/0