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Isle of Wight scrapyard
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:16 am
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how many can you recognize
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M47 Patton tank
Conqueror tank
2x Conqueror ARV
Centaur Dozer
2x M76 Otter Amphibious Cargo
Alvis Stalwart amphibious military truck
FV603 Saracen armoured personnel carrier
Churchill turret on Churchill hull ?

This is unknown (photo 6)
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 8:05 am
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Photo gallery from the museum:

ianmaw.smugmug.com/Oth...0756_LdpVf
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:26 am
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This is unknown (photo 6)
jtrowbridge5.smugmug.c...nz[/quote]

Thats the FV 3802 based on a reversed Centurion running gear. Originally designed as a SP gun mounting the 25 Pdr. Only prototyped. That survivor ended its days as a mobile OP on the Shoeburyness ranges. I took a ride in it there many years ago

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:57 am
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I spy a Stalwart, a Saracen APC, a Churchill's turret, I haven't a clue what the two (amphibians?) are on picture #12, Comet hull, (Maybe a Charioteer?) aswell as what b-r noted.
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This is unknown (photo 6)
jtrowbridge5.smugmug.c...40_grw39nz


Thats the FV 3802 based on a reversed Centurion running gear. Originally designed as a SP gun mounting the 25 Pdr. Only prototyped. That survivor ended its days as a mobile OP on the Shoeburyness ranges. I took a ride in it there many years ago

David[/quote]

Actually if you look at it from the other side you can quite clearly see its the FV3805.....


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Hello,

I can see a Cromwell wreck on this photo :
http://jtrowbridge5.smugmug.com/IsleofWightTankMuseum/Scrapyard-wrecks/18483693_D6SxXG#1426313674_Qfm2mMh

and on this one too :
http://jtrowbridge5.smugmug.com/IsleofWightTankMuseum/Scrapyard-wrecks/18483693_D6SxXG#1426313809_Gj8mNLd

On this photo seem to be 2 Churchill wrecks (I can see 2 Churchill turrets) :
http://jtrowbridge5.smugmug.com/IsleofWightTankMuseum/Scrapyard-wrecks/18483693_D6SxXG#1426313789_xwd77wj

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On this photo seem to be 2 Churchill wrecks (I can see 2 Churchill turrets) :
http://jtrowbridge5.smugmug.com/IsleofWightTankMuseum/Scrapyard-wrecks/18483693_D6SxXG#1426313789_xwd77wj


Edit : there is only 1 Churchill hull, but 2 Churchill turrets. I do think that the Churchill hull comes from Salisbury plain :



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PostPosted: Sat Aug 13, 2011 10:03 am
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Centaur Dozers?

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 13, 2011 10:58 am
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Here's their exhibits, according to their website.

World War Two

17pdr Field Gun x 1
Centaur Cruiser Bulldozer x 1 – plus 1 in storage area
Comet Cruiser Tank x 3
Churchill x 2 – plus 6 more on site for restoration
Cavalier Cruiser Tank x 1 in storage area
A30 Challenger – awaiting work for the Tank Museum Bovington
Sexton Self Propelled Gun x 1
Sherman M4A1 x 1
Scammell Pioneer Gun Tractor x 1
3.7 Anti Aircraft Gun x 1
Bofors Anti Aircraft Gun
Bofors Anti Aircraft Gun mounted on Morris C8 Chassis
20mm Polsten quadruple Light Anti Aircraft gun
Schwimwaggen Type 116
Assorted motorcycles, Machine guns & other memorabilia

POST WAR

Saracen APC x 1 Humber Pig x 1 GKN Sankey FV432 APC x 2
Conqueror Gun Tank x 1 - plus 1 in storage area
Conqueror ARV Mk2 x 2 in storage area
Charioteer Tank Destroyer x 1
Centurion Mk5 Gun Tank x 1
Centurion AVRE x 1
Centurion ARV Mk2 x 1
Centurion Howitzer Prototype x 1 in storage area
T54 MBT x 1
M47 MBT x 1 in storage area
Thornycroft Antar Mk3A x 1
Foden FH70 Limber x 1
Scammell Crusader x 1
Alvis Stalwart x 2 in storage area
Ferret Scout Car x 1 - undergoing works
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 13, 2011 11:03 am
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Megashorts uploaded new pictures on Flickr:
www.flickr.com/photos/megashorts/

Here you can see his entire sets from the Museum:
www.flickr.com/photos/...032027477/

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:02 pm
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Most of stuff seen in these photos are defiantly NOT on show,these photos must have been taken a long time ago.We went last week there was only a young man, an older man and lady on the entrance,with most of the areas out of bounds[health and saftey] very disappointing, incidentaly this is the height of the summer season
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:22 pm
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Check the EXIF data, a good amoun t of pictures were taken just a few days ago:
www.flickr.com/photos/...011/08/10/

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Actually if you look at it from the other side you can quite clearly see its the FV3805.....

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Quite right Jim, Sloppy checking of the FV number on my part. Should have remembered that it is the version for the 5.5" and not the 25 Pdr. Either way its still the vehicle I rode in on the Shoeburyness ranges. It was acquired from Shoeburyness by an old friend and taken to Duxford where it languished for many a year. We always just called it "P2".

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