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UNIQUE ID 1671: FV4201 CHIEFTAIN TANK

(Model: Mark 11)

Normandy Barracks, Sennelager, Germany

(Location: Küglerweg)


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Unique ID: 1671
Added to Database: 25 April 2011
Last Edited: 26 April 2011
Type (ID): FV4201 Chieftain (3570)
Model (ID): Mark 11 (3590)
Location Category (ID): Normandy Barracks (820)
Location (ID): Küglerweg (820)
Serial Number:
Registration: 11 FD 36: “11 FD 36” painted on nose and right rear mud flap.
Name:
Other Identification: Three white stripes painted around bore evacuator. Painted overall in a green and black camouflage scheme. “3B” in square previously painted on turret sides and rear.
Collection Reference:
Links: Flickr 1
Flickr 2
Bing Bird’s Eye View
References: Chieftain, R. Griffin, pages 163 and 182.
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Sole manufacturer)
2: Normandy Barracks, Sennelager, Detmold, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Germany publication:

This is a Mark 11, with Stillbrew armour. It was originally built as a Mark 5 by ROF Leeds and left service in February 2001; at one point it served as a gate guard for a brigade signals unit at Sennelager (source: R. Griffin/Chieftain).


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2010

Bird
1: Bird's eye view

Taken: 2010 (Estimated)
Contributor: Bing Maps
Photo ID: 4843
Added: 25 April 2011
Filename: BirdsEye...
Views: 105
Select/Has Priority: 21/0