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UNIQUE ID 2187: FV101 SCORPION CVR(T) LIGHT TANK

(Model: Scorpion)

Aldershot Military Museum and MWEE, Aldershot, Britain

(Location: Armoured Vehicle Display Area)


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Unique ID:

2187
Added to Database:
5 April 2012
Last Edited:
15 June 2013
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
FV101 Scorpion CVR(T) (3080)
Scorpion (3082)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
Aldershot Military Museum and MWEE (3130)
Armoured Vehicle Display Area (3134)
Serial Number:
Registration: 02FD54: “02 FD 54” painted on nose and hull rear.
Name:
Other Identification: Painted overall in a sand and green camouflage scheme. Weight classification (“10”) and Union Jack flag painted on nose. Convoy marking painted on hull rear.
Collection Reference:
Links:
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Alvis Limited, Coventry, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Britain (Sole manufacturer)
2: Shek Kong Barracks, Tai Lam, New Territories, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (16/5th Lancers 1973 and 1 RTR 1974)
3: RAOC Vehicle Depot, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, South West England, Britain (Storage from 1982)
4: Combermere Barracks - Windsor, England (The Life Guards 1985)
5: Army Base Repair Organisation (ABRO), Donnington, Shropshire, West Midlands, Britain (34 Base Workshop - probable refurbishment 1988)
6: RAOC Vehicle Depot, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, South West England, Britain (Storage from 1988)
7: Aldershot Military Museum and MWEE, Aldershot, Hampshire, South East England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:


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Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:


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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:


The label for this well-travelled Scorpion reads:

Service History 02 FD 54
following its introduction in 1973, 02 FD 54 was based with the following
regiments or units until finally decommissioning in 1998.

1973 C Squadron 16/5th Lancers (Hong Kong)
1974 1 Royal Tank Regiment (Hong Kong)
1982 Vehicle Depot Ludgershall
1985 The Life Guards (Windsor)
1988 34 Base Repair Workshops
1988 Vehicle Depot Ludgershall
1998 Aldershot Military Museum



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January, 2013

Upper front right view
1: Upper front right view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9075
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7434...
Views: 81
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Upper front left view
2: Upper front left view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9076
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7435...
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Upper rear left view
3: Upper rear left view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9077
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7422...
Views: 56
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Upper rear right view
4: Upper rear right view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9078
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7423...
Views: 50
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Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9079
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7355...
Views: 35
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Front view
6: Front view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9080
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7346...
Views: 99
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Front left view
7: Front left view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9081
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7348...
Views: 42
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Left view
8: Left view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9082
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7353...
Views: 52
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Rear left view
9: Rear left view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9083
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7349...
Views: 35
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Right view
10: Right view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9084
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7350...
Views: 40
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Rear right view
11: Rear right view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9085
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7351...
Views: 39
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Right view
12: Right view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9086
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7354...
Views: 35
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front view
13: Front view

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9087
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7347...
Views: 34
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Exhibit label
14: Exhibit label

Taken: 13 January 2013
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9088
Added: 7 July 2013
Filename: IMG-7352...
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September, 2009

Right view, photo by Roguey000
15: Right view, photo by Roguey000

Taken: 8 September 2009
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 7254
Added: 5 April 2012
Filename: 39012914...
Views: 63
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