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UNIQUE ID 2337: A41 CENTURION TANK

(Model: Mark 5/2)

Cavaleriemuseum, Bernhardkazerne, The Netherlands

(Location: Building AJ / Storage)


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Unique ID:

2337
Added to Database:
23 June 2012
Last Edited:
15 July 2012
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
A41 Centurion (3400)
Mark 5/2 (3411)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
Cavaleriemuseum (11700)
Building AJ / Storage (11706)
Serial Number:
Registration: Unknown, “KX-14-86” is painted on the nose but is not correct (source: Netherlands HAFVR).
Name: “TOBBE HOOR!” painted on lower turret sides.
Other Identification: “01” painted on front left mud flap. “ST[O]101” painted on front right mud flap. Unit insignia painted on glacis and turret rear stowage boxes.
Collection Reference:
Links: AFVNDB 1
AFVNDB 2
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East England, Britain (Design parent and manufacturer 1957-58)
2: Stichting Nationaal Militair Museum, Soesterberg, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Not the museum but Du Moulin barracks – dates unknown)
3: Legerplaats, Seedorf, Rotenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany (With 101 Tank Battalion – dates unknown)
4: Cavaleriemuseum, Bernhardkazerne, Amersfoort, Utrecht, The Netherlands (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 The Netherlands publication:


This Centurion Mark 5/2 has the markings of Staff Company, 101 Tank Battalion. It was a gate guardian at the Du Moulin barracks in Soesterberg. Then it was moved to Seedorf, Germany when the 101 Tkbat deployed over there. When 101 Tkbat was disbanded it moved to the museum. (Source: L. Delsing/AFVNDB).
It was in running order in 2007 (source: W. Schwabe/AFVNDB). It is fitted with triple-rubber-block track.


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July, 2010

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 22 July 2010
Contributor: LKE Delsing
Photo ID: 8184
Added: 14 July 2012
Filename: FL_Cent5...
Views: 63
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Front view
2: Front view

Taken: 22 July 2010
Contributor: LKE Delsing
Photo ID: 8185
Added: 14 July 2012
Filename: F_Cent52...
Views: 108
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Left view
3: Left view

Taken: 22 July 2010
Contributor: LKE Delsing
Photo ID: 8186
Added: 14 July 2012
Filename: L_Cent52...
Views: 48
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Turret markings
4: Turret markings

Taken: 22 July 2010
Contributor: LKE Delsing
Photo ID: 8187
Added: 14 July 2012
Filename: TCU_Cent...
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2007

Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 2007
Contributor: W. Schwabe
Photo ID: 8211
Added: 15 July 2012
Filename: GroteFot...
Views: 62
Select/Has Priority: 22/0