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UNIQUE ID 1836: SEXTON SELF-PROPELLED GUN

Armourgeddon, Husbands Bosworth, Britain

(Location: Vehicle Collection Hangar)


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Unique ID:

1836
Added to Database:
30 October 2011
Last Edited:
19 November 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
Sexton (8300)
Sexton (8300)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
Armourgeddon (3500)
Vehicle Collection Hangar (3501)
Serial Number: 1 (unconfirmed): “SER 1” chalked at various places around the exterior and interior. No serial number stamping visible on hull rear.
Registration: CN4827603: “Courage CN4827603” chalked on rear right superstructure side.
Name:
Other Identification: Painted overall desert sand.
Collection Reference:
Links:
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Montreal Locomotive Works, Montréal, Quebec, Canada (Sole manufacturer early 1943-end 1945)
2: Unknown Location, Portugal (Until ca 1979)
3: Southeastern Equipment Company (SECO), Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA (Dates unknown)
4: Southampton – Hampshire, Britain (Staging point)
5: Armourgeddon, Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire, East Midlands, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved Canadian Tanks publication:


[No entry]

Text in Preserved Canadian Tanks Update:


[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:


This Sexton is in a poor, rusted and damaged condition. It is missing its engine, tracks, sprockets, some roadwheels and other parts of its suspension. It was acquired from the Portuguese Army via the United States; a shipping label on the left side indicates it was transported via Southampton.


Images - Photographs and NavPix (click to expand or browse)

October, 2011

Upper front right view
1: Upper front right view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5868
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6605...
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Upper front right view
2: Upper front right view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5869
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6604...
Views: 48
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Upper front view
3: Upper front view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5870
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6601...
Views: 52
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Upper front left view
4: Upper front left view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5871
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6602...
Views: 43
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Upper left view
5: Upper left view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5872
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6612...
Views: 55
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Upper rear left view
6: Upper rear left view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5873
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6611...
Views: 44
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Upper rear left view
7: Upper rear left view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5874
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6610...
Views: 59
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Upper rear view
8: Upper rear view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5875
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6609...
Views: 39
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Upper rear right view
9: Upper rear right view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5876
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6608...
Views: 39
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Upper right view
10: Upper right view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5877
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6607...
Views: 44
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Front right view
11: Front right view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5878
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6556...
Views: 49
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Front right view
12: Front right view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5879
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6557...
Views: 47
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Front right view
13: Front right view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5880
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6559...
Views: 36
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Front view
14: Front view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5881
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6558...
Views: 36
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Front left view
15: Front left view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5882
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6560...
Views: 40
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Left view
16: Left view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5883
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6563...
Views: 41
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Rear left view
17: Rear left view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5884
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6566...
Views: 37
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Rear view
18: Rear view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5885
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6567...
Views: 46
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Rear right view
19: Rear right view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5886
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6571...
Views: 34
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Rear right view
20: Rear right view

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5887
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6573...
Views: 43
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Engine compartment
21: Engine compartment

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5888
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6569...
Views: 44
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Fighting compartment, looking forward
22: Fighting compartment, looking forward

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5889
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6613...
Views: 53
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Fighting compartment, looking rearward
23: Fighting compartment, looking rearward

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5890
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6614...
Views: 53
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Hull rear plate - no serial number is visible
24: Hull rear plate - no serial number is visible

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5891
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6568...
Views: 40
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View into fighting compartment through side door
25: View into fighting compartment through side door

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5892
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6564...
Views: 38
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Shipping label
26: Shipping label

Taken: 23 October 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5893
Added: 31 October 2011
Filename: IMG-6565...
Views: 64
Select/Has Priority: 21/0