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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2008 6:33 am
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the future of bovingtons tanks look good " click on photo"
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Very impressed they brought out Conway! I need to get back there on my next trip!

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2008 10:40 am
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any info on photos
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Well, after some research for a UK AFV Register & digging through the Tank Museum website...

The Churchill is actually a Mk II - the hull gun is not original, but was added at some point to make it look like a Mk I. To make matters a little worse, its been painted up with the colors of a Mk III that took part in the Dieppe Raid.

See www.tankmuseum.co.uk/c..._1107.html and www.tankmuseum.co.uk/c..._0506.html

The Conway is also a bit of an oddball... The museum has a complete Conway - an FV4004 model: www.tankmuseum.co.uk/c..._0806.html

But this (the one now on display outside) isnt it... The one you photographed is the FV4005 Conway Stage 2 turret on a Centurion Mk 8 hull www.tankmuseum.co.uk/c..._0907.html

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2008 1:07 pm
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2008 2:33 pm
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Yup, that's the 183mm behemoth alright ... failed to see that at first, thanks for the heads up.

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