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UNIQUE ID 2305: FV4003 CENTURION AVRE 165 ENGINEER VEHICLE

Isle of Wight Military History Museum, Cowes, Britain

(Location: Museum Building)


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Unique ID: 2305
Added to Database: 2 June 2012
Last Edited: 5 June 2012
Type (ID): FV4003 Centurion AVRE 165 (3480)
Model (ID): Centurion AVRE 165 (3480)
Location Category (ID): Isle of Wight Military History Museum (3100)
Location (ID): Museum Building (3102)
Serial Number:
Registration: 12 BA 55: “12 BA 55” painted on plate on hull rear.
Name:
Other Identification: “EMPIRE D&U 40736T 214” cast into right turret side. Fitted with triple rubber block track. Painted overall desert sand (previously green and black).
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Sole manufacturer early 1960s)
2: Isle of Wight Military History Museum, Cowes, Isle of Wight, 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:

This AVRE was seen in August 2009 in poor condition but essentially complete. By August 2010 it had been restored and repainted. It is in running order.


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August 2010

Left view
1: Left view

Taken: 15 August 2010
Contributor: I. Maw
Photo ID: 7821
Added: 5 June 2012
Filename: 97066977...
Views: 205
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 15 August 2010
Contributor: I. Maw
Photo ID: 7822
Added: 5 June 2012
Filename: 97065682...
Views: 137
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 15 August 2010
Contributor: I. Maw
Photo ID: 7823
Added: 5 June 2012
Filename: 97065601...
Views: 1228
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Rear left view
4: Rear left view

Taken: 15 August 2010
Contributor: I. Maw
Photo ID: 7824
Added: 5 June 2012
Filename: 97066114...
Views: 148
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Rear left view
5: Rear left view

Taken: 15 August 2010
Contributor: I. Maw
Photo ID: 7825
Added: 5 June 2012
Filename: 97066663...
Views: 101
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Close-up
6: Close-up

Taken: 15 August 2010
Contributor: I. Maw
Photo ID: 7826
Added: 5 June 2012
Filename: 97065900...
Views: 103
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Front view
7: Front view

Taken: 15 August 2010
Contributor: I. Maw
Photo ID: 7827
Added: 5 June 2012
Filename: 97058685...
Views: 682
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Rear left view
8: Rear left view

Taken: 15 August 2010
Contributor: I. Maw
Photo ID: 7828
Added: 5 June 2012
Filename: 97066663...
Views: 113
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August 2009

Upper rear right view
9: Upper rear right view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7687
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040782...
Views: 117
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Right view
10: Right view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7688
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040647...
Views: 185
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Front right view
11: Front right view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7689
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040587...
Views: 92
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Front view
12: Front view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7690
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040586...
Views: 81
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front left view
13: Front left view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7691
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040629...
Views: 116
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear right view
14: Rear right view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7692
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040584...
Views: 82
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Rear right view
15: Rear right view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7693
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040583...
Views: 83
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Turret close-up
16: Turret close-up

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7694
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040620...
Views: 123
Select/Has Priority: 21/0