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UNIQUE ID 1985: FV4006 CENTURION ARMOURED RECOVERY VEHICLE

(Model: Mark II)

The Tank Museum - Tankfest Arena, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Static Display)


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Unique ID: 1985
Added to Database: 31 December 2011
Last Edited: 29 March 2012
Type (ID): FV4006 Centurion (3490)
Model (ID): Mark II (3494)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Tankfest Arena (3020)
Location (ID): Static Display (3021)
Serial Number:
Registration: 89 BA 91: “89 BA 91” painted on superstructure front.
Name:
Other Identification:
Collection Reference: E2007.3201.
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East England, Britain (Design parent and sole manufacturer)
2: Sennelager Training Area, Paderborn, Detmold, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany (Service with Blues & Royals and RHG/D and Life Guards 1968-72)
3: RAOC Vehicle Depot, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, South West England, Britain (1973)
4: 38 Central Workshops – Chilwell, England (1973)
5: RAOC Vehicle Depot, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, South West England, Britain (1973)
6: Mönchengladbach, Germany (17 BVD – 1974)
7: Sennelager Training Area, Paderborn, Detmold, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany (Service with QRIH & 2 ADS 1975-7)
8: RAOC Vehicle Depot, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, South West England, Britain (1979-82)
9: Land Warfare Centre, Warminster, Wiltshire, South West England, Britain (27 Command Workshops – 1982)
10: RAOC Vehicle Depot, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, South West England, Britain (1979-82)
11: Sennelager Training Area, Paderborn, Detmold, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany (Service with 2 ADS and 4/7 DAG 1984-93)
12: Land Warfare Centre, Warminster, Wiltshire, South West England, Britain (27 District Workshop plinth vehicle from 1993)
13: The Tank Museum - Tankfest Arena, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


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The Record Card for this ARV shows that it was with 2 ADS, Royals LAD, RHG/D LAD and Life Guards LAD from 1968-72, at CVD Ludgershall (and briefly at 38 Central Workshops) in 1973, with 17 BVD and 2 ADS (stock) in 1974-5. Then it served with QRIH LAD in 1977 before returning to Ludgershall in 1979. It underwent a ‘planned repair’ at 27 Command Workshop in 1982 before returning to Ludgershall. It was with 2 ADS and 4/7 DAG in 1984 before ending its service in 1993 and becoming a 27 District Workshop plinth vehicle. It was put on the museum books in 2007, and moved to the Tankfest arena in 2011.


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March 2011

Left view
1: Left view

Taken: 8 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7210
Added: 26 March 2012
Filename: 58415795...
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October 2008

Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 30 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6557
Added: 31 December 2011
Filename: P1040249...
Views: 26
Select/Has Priority: 21/0