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UNIQUE ID 1794: FV4101 CHARIOTEER TANK DESTROYER

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Post War (British Steel Hall))


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Unique ID: 1794
Added to Database: 9 August 2011
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): FV4101 Charioteer (3350)
Model (ID): Charioteer (3350)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): Post War (British Steel Hall) (3014)
Serial Number:
Registration: “04 ZW 12”. “7611 ٧٦١١” painted on nose and rear hull.
Name: “BAB AL WAD” painted on left turret side. Equivalent Arabic script painted on right turret side.
Other Identification: Black squares painted on forward turret sides and turret rear. Unit markings painted on nose and rear hull. Painted overall desert sand (previously overall green).
Collection Reference: E1965.3. (Accession 365, Entry 1965.1017).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Leyland Motors, Farington, Lancashire, North West England, Britain (Primary manufacturer of Cromwell chassis)
2: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Conversion by ROF - assumed Leeds)
3: Defence College of Management and Technology, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, South East England, Britain (Until March 1969)
4: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

The Charioteer was a post-war conversion of existing Cromwell Tank chassis with a new turret mounting a 20pdr gun. This Mark VII Charioteer was received from the Royal Military College of Science at Shrivenham in March 1969. It has been painted to represent a tank of the Jordanian Royal Armoured Corps, the Arab Legion.


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March 2011

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7000
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 58234054...
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Right view
2: Right view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7001
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 58234135...
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October 2008

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6495
Added: 29 December 2011
Filename: P1030603...
Views: 181
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Front view
4: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6496
Added: 29 December 2011
Filename: P1030602...
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Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6497
Added: 29 December 2011
Filename: P1030601...
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Right view
6: Right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6498
Added: 29 December 2011
Filename: P1030598...
Views: 113
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Upper rear right view
7: Upper rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6499
Added: 29 December 2011
Filename: P1030599...
Views: 163
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Hull rear
8: Hull rear

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6500
Added: 29 December 2011
Filename: P1030600...
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Name on turret
9: Name on turret

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6501
Added: 29 December 2011
Filename: P1030606...
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October 1982

Front right view
10: Front right view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6669
Added: 6 February 2012
Filename: Scan_Cha...
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