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UNIQUE ID 2338: A41 CENTURION TANK

(Model: Mark 5/2)

Cavaleriemuseum, Bernhardkazerne, The Netherlands

(Location: Building AJ / Storage)


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Unique ID:

2338
Added to Database:
23 June 2012
Last Edited:
8 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: 147: “-147-” stamped into lower glacis.
Registration: KX-15-30 (Dutch): “KX-15-30” painted on nose. “15-30” stamped into lower glacis.
Name: “LKOL E.A.H. LICHTENVOORT CATS” painted on lower right turret side.
Other Identification: “59 C” painted on front right mud flap and hull rear. “ST 07” and Dutch flag painted on front left mud flap and hull rear. Unit insignia painted on glacis.
Collection Reference:
Links: Military Vehicle Photos
Hello Goodbye Soesterberg
Flickr
Bussum Bridgehead
References:
Associated Tanks: Leopard 1-V Tank - Cavaleriemuseum, Bernhardkazerne, Amersfoort, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Both tanks at Hello Goodbye Soesterberg 2009)
M24 Chaffee Light Tank - Cavaleriemuseum, Bernhardkazerne, Amersfoort, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Both tanks at Bridgehead 2012)

Location History:
(see map)

1: Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East England, Britain (Design parent and manufacturer 1957-58)
2: Cavaleriemuseum, Bernhardkazerne, Amersfoort, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Current location)
3: Stichting Nationaal Militair Museum, Soesterberg, Utrecht, The Netherlands (HelloGoodbye event at Soesterberg Air Base 13 June 2009)
4: Cavaleriemuseum, Bernhardkazerne, Amersfoort, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Current location)
5: Regiment Huzaren van Sytzama, Oirschot, Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands (Familay Day March 2010)
6: Cavaleriemuseum, Bernhardkazerne, Amersfoort, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Current location)
7: Johannes Post Kazerne, Havelte, Darp, Drenthe, The Netherlands (Open Day May 2010)
8: Cavaleriemuseum, Bernhardkazerne, Amersfoort, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Current location)
9: Crailo, Netherlands (Bussum Bridgehead May 2012)
10: 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 is fitted with triple-rubber-block track. It is painted in the markings of 59 Tank Battalion (source: L. Delsing). It is in running order and took part in the ‘Hello Goodbye’ event to mark the closure of the Soesterberg Air Base on 13 June 2009. It also took part in a family day at Oirschot on 26 March 2010, the Museumdag 2010 event at Amersfoort on 10 April 2010, and the Dutch Army Open House event at Havelte in May 2010. More recently it was at the Bussum Bridgehead 2012 event at Crailo on 12 May 2012 along with the Museum’s running M24.


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May, 2010

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 29 May 2010
Contributor: M. Krauss
Photo ID: 8110
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: FR_Centu...
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April, 2010

Front view, photo by A. van Beem
2: Front view, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8156
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
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Front left view, photo by A. van Beem
3: Front left view, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8157
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
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Driver
4: Driver's position, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8158
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
Views: 60
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Backing out, photo by A. van Beem
5: Backing out, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8159
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
Views: 44
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Front right view, photo by A. van Beem
6: Front right view, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8160
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
Views: 165
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Front view, photo by A. van Beem
7: Front view, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8161
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
Views: 53
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Front left view, photo by A. van Beem
8: Front left view, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8162
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
Views: 82
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Rear right view, photo by A. van Beem
9: Rear right view, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8163
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
Views: 87
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Lower right view, photo by A. van Beem
10: Lower right view, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8164
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
Views: 73
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Right view, photo by A. van Beem
11: Right view, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8165
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
Views: 45
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Right view, photo by A. van Beem
12: Right view, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8166
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
Views: 50
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Front right view, photo by A. van Beem
13: Front right view, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8167
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
Views: 58
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Driver
14: Driver's hatch, photo by A. van Beem

Taken: 10 April 2010
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 8168
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: Picture-...
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March, 2010

Front right view
15: Front right view

Taken: 27 March 2010
Contributor: LKE Delsing
Photo ID: 8111
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: nvzl7l_C...
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Close-up of serial number
16: Close-up of serial number

Taken: 27 March 2010
Contributor: LKE Delsing
Photo ID: 8112
Added: 8 July 2012
Filename: 2ngap3c_...
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September, 1998

Front left view
17: Front left view

Taken: 21 September 1998
Contributor: LKE Delsing
Photo ID: 8191
Added: 14 July 2012
Filename: FL_Cent1...
Views: 57
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