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UNIQUE ID 1549: A34 COMET TANK

(Model: Mark IB)

National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, USA

(Location: Sand Hill Storage)


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Unique ID:

1549
Added to Database:
11 February 2011
Last Edited:
11 February 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
A34 Comet (3370)
Mark IB (3374)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Sand Hill Storage (60150)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Leyland Motors, Farington, Lancashire, North West England, Britain (Design parent and sole manufacturer)
2: Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School, Lulworth Camp, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Dates unknown)
3: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Until November 2010)
4: BRAC Transfer, Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA (Road convoy 5 November 2010)
5: National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA (Current location)


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This Mark IB was originally on display outside the RAC Gunnery School near East Lulworth, Dorset, England when it was on loan from the RAC Tank Museum nearby at Bovington (source: Tracklink). It was moved by transporter from Fort Knox to Fort Benning on 5 November 2010.


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November, 2010

Ready for transport to Fort Benning
1: Ready for transport to Fort Benning

Taken: 5 November 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4486
Added: 11 February 2011
Filename: Onthetru...
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September, 1983

Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 30 September 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4643
Added: 12 March 2011
Filename: ScanFL3_...
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 30 September 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4644
Added: 12 March 2011
Filename: ScanFR2_...
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 30 September 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4645
Added: 12 March 2011
Filename: ScanFL_C...
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Overview
5: Overview

Taken: 30 September 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4646
Added: 12 March 2011
Filename: ScanFR_C...
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October, 1982

Front left view
6: Front left view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4647
Added: 12 March 2011
Filename: ScanFL_C...
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Front right view
7: Front right view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4648
Added: 12 March 2011
Filename: ScanFR_C...
Views: 73
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Left view
8: Left view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4649
Added: 12 March 2011
Filename: ScanL_Co...
Views: 56
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Overview
9: Overview

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4650
Added: 12 March 2011
Filename: ScanOV_C...
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Rear left view
10: Rear left view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4651
Added: 12 March 2011
Filename: ScanRL_C...
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Right view
11: Right view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4652
Added: 12 March 2011
Filename: ScanR_Co...
Views: 55
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Overview
12: Overview

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4653
Added: 12 March 2011
Filename: ScanOV2_...
Views: 55
Select/Has Priority: 21/0