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UNIQUE ID 1963: T-55 TRAINER TANK

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Cold War - Tamiya Hall)


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Unique ID: 1963
Added to Database: 28 December 2011
Last Edited: 24 February 2013
Type (ID): T-55 (2560)
Model (ID): T-55 Trainer (2573)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): Cold War - Tamiya Hall (3012)
Serial Number: “(K73) 47BN2030G 84 162” stamped into lower glacis plate.
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Sections cut away on left, right and rear of turret, and forward left side of hull.
Collection Reference: E1994.31. (Accession 3194, Entry 1994.1115).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Russia (Country of origin)
2: Unknown Location, Former GDR, Former German Democratic Republic, Germany (Served with East German Army until ca1994)
3: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved Soviet Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved Soviet Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This T55A was specially prepared by the former East German Army as a turret crew training vehicle, in particular for training the commander. It has a label that reads “Wartungs- und Instandsetzungstrainer U-WIT 155 A Hersteller: PzWGL-15 1990”. It was put on the museum books in 1994.


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March 2011

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 9 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7187
Added: 24 March 2012
Filename: 58347422...
Views: 91
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 9 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7188
Added: 24 March 2012
Filename: 58352907...
Views: 96
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October 2008

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6404
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1030979...
Views: 91
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Front view
4: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6405
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1030980...
Views: 80
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Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6406
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1030981...
Views: 88
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Right view
6: Right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6407
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1030982...
Views: 76
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear right view
7: Rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6408
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1030983...
Views: 111
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear right view
8: Rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6409
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1030984...
Views: 60
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Left view
9: Left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6410
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1030978...
Views: 96
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Turret interior
10: Turret interior

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6411
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1030986...
Views: 85
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Glacis marking
11: Glacis marking

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6412
Added: 28 December 2011
Filename: P1030987...
Views: 103
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Interior view
12: Interior view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6452
Added: 29 December 2011
Filename: P1040067...
Views: 83
Select/Has Priority: 21/0