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UNIQUE ID 2313: FV214 CONQUEROR HEAVY TANK

(Model: Mark 2)

Isle of Wight Military History Museum, Cowes, Britain

(Location: External Storage Area)


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Unique ID: 2313
Added to Database: 2 June 2012
Last Edited: 5 June 2012
Type (ID): FV214 Conqueror (3960)
Model (ID): Mark 2 (3964)
Location Category (ID): Isle of Wight Military History Museum (3100)
Location (ID): External Storage Area (3104)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: “214 10 2 V27076” cast into left turret side. Four brackets welded to turret roof. Gun missing and aperture plated over.
Collection Reference:
Links:
References: R. Griffin/Conqueror, 159-160, 164-5.
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory Dalmuir, Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, Britain (Sole manufacturer)
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:

The identity of this Conqueror is unknown, though it resembles modified vehicles used on the ranges at Kircudbright and Shoeburyness.


Images - Photographs and NavPix (click to expand or browse)

August 2009

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7778
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040484...
Views: 107
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Markings on turret
2: Markings on turret

Taken: 5 August 2009
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7779
Added: 4 June 2012
Filename: P1040485...
Views: 63
Select/Has Priority: 21/0