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UNIQUE ID 2419: T-55 TRAINER TANK

Base Borden Military Museum, Canadian Forces Base Borden, Canada

(Location: Museum Building)


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Unique ID:

2419
Added to Database:
3 September 2012
Last Edited:
15 April 2014
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
T-55 (2560)
T-55 Trainer (2573)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
Base Borden Military Museum (8000)
Museum Building (8006)
Serial Number: MHY 01 TKD: “MHY01TKD 89” stamped into centre glacis.
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Indistinct markings stamped into armour plate on glacis.
Collection Reference:
Links:
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Závody Tažkého Strojárstva (ZTS), Martin, Martin District, Žilina, Slovakia (Date of manufacture unknown)
2: Unknown Location, Former GDR, Former German Democratic Republic, Germany (Dates unknown)
3: Base Borden Military Museum, Canadian Forces Base Borden, Borden, Ontario, Canada (Current location)


Text in original Preserved Soviet Tanks publication:


[No entry]

Text in Preserved Soviet Tanks Update:


[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Canada publication:


The label for this T-55 reads “EAST GERMAN T-55  1989  Built in Czechoslovakia, this cutaway model was used by the East German Army for training of crews & mechanics. It is the final model, with updated armour, armament, & technical devices.”


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

August, 2008

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8758
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020830...
Views: 71
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8759
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020828...
Views: 38
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Front view
3: Front view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8760
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020831...
Views: 45
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8761
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020832...
Views: 53
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear left view
5: Rear left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8762
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020833...
Views: 108
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear right view
6: Rear right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8763
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020834...
Views: 40
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Close-up of serial number
7: Close-up of serial number

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8764
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020904...
Views: 40
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Engine compartment
8: Engine compartment

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8765
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020911...
Views: 37
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Driver
9: Driver's position viewed through cut-away hull side

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8766
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020915...
Views: 52
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Fighting compartment viewed through cut-away hull side
10: Fighting compartment viewed through cut-away hull side

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8767
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020914...
Views: 46
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Engine viewed through cut-away hull side
11: Engine viewed through cut-away hull side

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8768
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020913...
Views: 40
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Engine
12: Engine

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8769
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020912...
Views: 35
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Cut away turret rear
13: Cut away turret rear

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8770
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020910...
Views: 44
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Turret interior viewed through cut-away turret side
14: Turret interior viewed through cut-away turret side

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8771
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020908...
Views: 50
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Gun breech viewed through cut-away turret side
15: Gun breech viewed through cut-away turret side

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8772
Added: 4 September 2012
Filename: P1020909...
Views: 70
Select/Has Priority: 21/0