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UNIQUE ID 1892: FV4201 CHIEFTAIN TANK

(Model: Mark 11)

Ancaster Kart Racing, Ancaster, Britain

(Location: Ancaster Kart Racing)


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Unique ID: 1892
Added to Database: 7 December 2011
Last Edited: 29 January 2012
Type (ID): FV4201 Chieftain (3570)
Model (ID): Mark 11 (3590)
Location Category (ID): Ancaster Kart Racing (3550)
Location (ID): Ancaster Kart Racing (3550)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: “FV469551” cast into glacis and “12” on a white panel painted on lower hull rear (source: Pzkpfw-e). Lower front towing lug painted red. Painted overall in a sand and brown camouflage scheme.
Collection Reference:
Links: Geograph
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Sole manufacturer)
2: Ancaster Kart Racing, Ancaster, Lincolnshire, East Midlands, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This Chieftain is on display beside the main road past Ancaster Kart Racing; it is presumably there for publicity purposes. It is on Ancaster Heath and has become a landmark by the B6403 High Dike, Ermine Street (source: Geograph). It is a Mark 11 with Stillbrew armour around the turret front.


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November 2011

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 19 November 2011
Contributor: A. Gallon
Photo ID: 6088
Added: 7 December 2011
Filename: 63955048...
Views: 142
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 19 November 2011
Contributor: A. Gallon
Photo ID: 6089
Added: 7 December 2011
Filename: 63955071...
Views: 85
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Rear right view
3: Rear right view

Taken: 19 November 2011
Contributor: A. Gallon
Photo ID: 6090
Added: 7 December 2011
Filename: 63955091...
Views: 80
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March 2006

Front right view, photo by R. Croft
4: Front right view, photo by R. Croft

Taken: 1 March 2006
Contributor: Geograph
Photo ID: 6087
Added: 7 December 2011
Filename: 130272-8...
Views: 113
Select/Has Priority: 21/0