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A little game for real tank enthusiasts !! like you !
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 6:17 am
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Please identify these vehicles Mr. Green

Bovington Conservation Centre

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 8:50 pm
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Very nice pics! I can identify most of the tanks - my reserve list is here if you want to cross-check.

IMGP: Unique ID (link)
7132: M3A1 Stuart 1798
7134: Unknown
7136: Unknown - Bov has lots of Chieftains. I suspect it may be 2148
7137: Challenger V3B3 2034
7139: Challenger V5B3 2123
7142: Chieftain 2036
7143: Chieftain SID 2137
7147: Type 69 1973
7148: T-55 Enigma 1972
7149: T-54 1971
7151: T-55 1962
7152: T-55 Trainer 1963
7156: M41 1961
7157: AMX-30 1969
7169: FV432/30 2562 (unconfirmed)
7175: AMX VCI 1968
7177: FV438 2121
7178: Stormer 2000 (unconfirmed)
7179: TV15000 2004
7180: Unknown
7182: Panzer 61 2129
7196: 40t Centurion 2020
7197: Cent 2126 (unconfirmed)
7198: Conway 2040
7199: JagdChieftain 2025
7201: Chieftain P6 1164
7202: Chieftain G1 2085
7204: Centurion Target 1377
7205: MBT-80 2027
7207: Chieftain 2037
7209: Chieftain 900 2125
7210: A33 3940
7212: Vickers Model 36 1628
7213: M74 2019
7214: T14 2122
7215: M4 105 HVSS 2100 (unconfirmed)
7217: M4A1 76 - looks like 2298 back from Isle of Wight
7220: L1E3 1629
7221: D3E1 1633
7224: Mark IV 2044? - if so it has deteriorated badly

Hope that helps!

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 9:29 pm
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Trevor, if you want some or all of the pics, I will send you a DVD. I also have visited several other places like Cobbaton and Muckleburgh..

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and yes the M4A1(76) comes from the Isle of Wight, along with a Churchill which I have photographed too.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 9:43 pm
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Copies of the photos would be great, thanks. It's funny going through those links - many of those tanks I haven't seen on public display since my 1982 visit.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 1:02 am
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I agree, very nice pics. I have visited the Tank Museum 5 times now since 1978 and hugely enjoyed each one. Here is my take on the picture IDs that Trevor didn't cover.

7131; Marmon Herrington Mk 4 armored car (the sign says so)
7133; YP408
7144; BRDM-1
7158; Fuchs (Fox) prototype
7159; T18 Boarhound
7160; EE9 Cascavel
7161; AT105 Saxon
7162; Stalwart
7163; Alvis Saladin, FV601
7164; HS30 APC
7165; HS30 mortar carrier
7167; Panhard AML H60
7168; Panhard AML H90
7170; Saracen FV603
7171; Panhard EBR FL10
7176; Saracen Armored Command Post FV604
7184; Warrior FV515
7186; Humber Pig FV1611
7189; Centaur half-track Land Rover
7190; BV202
7191; Ferret (probably Mk 2)
7211; Morris Mk 1 Scout Car
7218; Crossley Mk 1 Armored Car
7219; Leyland Armored Car

Hope this helps,

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 2:10 am
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That is awesome, P-O!!

Great collection of photos and thanks for giving us all a closer look at the vehicles!

Cheers,
VB
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 5:46 am
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7180; Cambridge Carrier
7181; Oxford Carrier

After a long time of waiting, thanks to Pierre, I can see for the first time good photos of them.

Thank you
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 6:09 am
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most of the vehicles are now properly identified, thanks !!
I'm still missing an ID for 7134 and 7195.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 7:24 am
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7134 looks like a vanilla T54 to me.
m1panzer.50megs.com/photo3.html
This one at Fort Hood looks identical.
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The Cambridge carrier is the only surviving one. This is an Armoured OP version (FV 402 or Armoured OP No. 4) and was recovered from the ranges at Porton Down and restored at the Museum in 1984.
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7195 looks like a turretless and stripped Fox?
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thanks for all the help, guys !!

Pierre-Olivier

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Here are the wrecks stored near the new parking :
Bovington wrecks stored outside

I'm uncertain on 2 hulls which look like Centaur or Cromwell, any help please?

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I can identify UID2039 and UID2030. I suspect IMGP6955 is UID1988.

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