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UNIQUE ID 341: FV4201 CHIEFTAIN TANK

(Model: Mark 1)

National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, USA

(Location: Sand Hill Storage)


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Unique ID:

341
Added to Database:
July, 2008
Last Edited:
4 January 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
FV4201 Chieftain (3570)
Mark 1 (3572)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Sand Hill Storage (60150)
Serial Number:
Registration: “65 MS 99” painted on right rear mud flap.
Name:
Other Identification:
Collection Reference:
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Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Primary manufacturer)
2: Germany (Used for trials until January 1980)
3: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Until October 2010)
4: BRAC Transfer, Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA (Rail shipment 23 October 2010)
5: National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA (Current location)


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This Mark 1 was one of the first 40 production vehicles. It was sold to West Germany for trials with the Leopard 2, then transferred to Fort Knox in January 1980. It is still in running order. It was transported by train from Fort Knox to Fort Benning on 23 October 2010.


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October, 2010

Second from left, on train for transport to Fort Benning
1: Second from left, on train for transport to Fort Benning

Taken: 22 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4187
Added: 4 January 2011
Filename: longtrai...
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June, 1983

Rear left view
2: Rear left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 280
Added: 8 July 2008
Filename: Scan_Chi...
Views: 99
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Rear right view
3: Rear right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 281
Added: 8 July 2008
Filename: Scan_Chi...
Views: 112
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Rear right view
4: Rear right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2777
Added: 19 March 2010
Filename: Scan_Chi...
Views: 69
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