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UNIQUE ID 1980: AMX-13/75 LIGHT TANK

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Post War (British Steel Hall))


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Unique ID: 1980
Added to Database: 30 December 2011
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): AMX-13 (6270)
Model (ID): AMX-13/75 (6280)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): Post War (British Steel Hall) (3014)
Serial Number: “212” stamped into plate welded to top right glacis.
Registration: 2440203 (source: Tank Museum Record). “2480316” painted on nose and right rear mud flap.
Name: “NORMANDIE” painted on superstructure sides.
Other Identification: “4” inside a bomb emblem stencilled on turret sides. “ARE 1B No 181” stamped into plate welded to top right glacis. “1B – ARE–98” stamped into plate welded to top right glacis. “ERGMEB GIEN 4 ECHILLON REPAATION DATE 4.2.64” stamped into plate welded to top right glacis.
Collection Reference: E1969.54. (Accession 5469, Entry 1969.1012).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: FCM – La Seyne, France (Built February 1953)
2: Atelier de Construction Roanne (ARE), Roanne, Loire, Rhône-Alpes, France (Upgraded January 1957)
3: Tank Collection, E.R.G.M.E.B., Gien, France (Reworked February 1964)
4: Museé Des Blindés, Saumur, Anjou, Maine-et-Loire, France (Until April 1969)
5: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)
6: Dunlop – Birmingham, England (On loan 1986-7)
7: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved French Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved French Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This AMX-13 was received from Saumur, France, in April 1969. It is a Modèle 51 fitted with a 75mm gun. It was loaned to Dunlop 1986-7 (this is presumed to be Dunlop Tyres at TyreFort, Birmingham). The museum’s record for this vehicle give the following details: “Turret built by S.F.A.G. Plaque on left side of interior reads ‘Tourelle FL10 Type Fives Lille/Constructeur SFAG/No 1003’. Armed with 75mm SA50 gun. Stamped on breech is ‘DTH/CN-75-50/No. 154/ABS – 1952’. Plaque in driver’s compartment reads ‘Forges et Chantiers de la Mediterranee Vehicle Type AMX 13T/Serie No. 212/Date 23.2.53/Atelier de Construction de Roanne/Revise le 3.1.57 Serie 1P 191/Type Chassis C1’. Rework record stamped on glacis reads: ‘212/ARE 1R/No. 191/1 R/ARE 98/ERGMEB GIEN 4 ECHELON REPARATION/DATE 4.2.64’ ”.


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March 2011

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 11 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7158
Added: 24 March 2012
Filename: 58317157...
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Front view
2: Front view

Taken: 8 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7157
Added: 24 March 2012
Filename: 58317077...
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7155
Added: 24 March 2012
Filename: 58317020...
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7156
Added: 24 March 2012
Filename: 58316948...
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October 2008

Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6538
Added: 30 December 2011
Filename: P1030589...
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Front left view
6: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6539
Added: 30 December 2011
Filename: P1030595...
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Front view
7: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6540
Added: 30 December 2011
Filename: P1030594...
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Rear right view
8: Rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6541
Added: 30 December 2011
Filename: P1030597...
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Right view
9: Right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6542
Added: 30 December 2011
Filename: P1030590...
Views: 114
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Close-up of registration number
10: Close-up of registration number

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6543
Added: 30 December 2011
Filename: P1030596...
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Upgrade plates on glacis
11: Upgrade plates on glacis

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6544
Added: 30 December 2011
Filename: P1030591...
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Close-up
12: Close-up

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6545
Added: 30 December 2011
Filename: P1030592...
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Close-up
13: Close-up

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6546
Added: 30 December 2011
Filename: P1030593...
Views: 45
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October 1982

Front left view
14: Front left view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6728
Added: 12 February 2012
Filename: Scan_AMX...
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