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The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Storage)

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Sample Photo from Tank with UniqueID 2040

Unique ID: 2040
Added to Database: 7 January 2012
Last Edited: 24 March 2012
Type (ID): FV4004 Conway (3486)
Model (ID): Conway (3486)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection (3016)
Location (ID): Storage (3016)
Serial Number:
Registration: 07 BA 67: “07 BA 67” painted on hull rear.
Other Identification:
Collection Reference: E1969.53. (Accession 5369, Entry 1969.1014).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Assembly of sole prototype ca1951)
2: Defence College of Management and Technology, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, South East England, Britain (Until April 1969)
3: The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

The Conway was an experimental tank destroyer, also known as FV4004. It was meant to equip British armoured formations in response to the Soviet Josef Stalin III Heavy Tank, pending the introduction of the Conqueror Heavy Tank. This was the only prototype built, based on the hull of a Centurion Mark III Tank. It had a four man crew and was armed with one 120mm L1A1 gun and a machine-gun. Final assembly was undertaken at ROF Barnbow. It arrived from the Royal Military College at Shrivenham in April 1969. It was displayed at one time towing a mono-trailer.

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October 2008

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 30 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6608
Added: 7 January 2012
Filename: P1040222...
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October 1982

Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 7067
Added: 21 March 2012
Filename: Scan_Con...
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