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UNIQUE ID 2559: FV4201 CHIEFTAIN TANK

(Model: Mark 6)

Defence College of Management and Technology, Shrivenham, Britain

(Location: Status Unknown)


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Unique ID: 2559
Added to Database: 18 April 2014
Last Edited: 19 April 2014
Type (ID): FV4201 Chieftain (3570)
Model (ID): Mark 6 (3580)
Location Category (ID): Defence College of Management and Technology (3110)
Location (ID): Status Unknown (3114)
Serial Number:
Registration: 01 EB 30: “01EB30” painted on nose.
Name:
Other Identification: Painted overall in a green and black camouflage scheme.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Sole manufacturer)
2: Army Base Repair Organisation (ABRO), Donnington, Shropshire, West Midlands, Britain (Until January 1982)
3: Defence College of Management and Technology, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, 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 Mark 6/3C Chieftain was acquired from base repair workshops (assumed to be 34 Base Workshop, Donnington) in January 1982.


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November 1984

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 9 November 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9559
Added: 18 April 2014
Filename: FL_Chief...
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Front view
2: Front view

Taken: 9 November 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9560
Added: 18 April 2014
Filename: F_Chieft...
Views: 51
Select/Has Priority: 21/0