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UNIQUE ID 2449: A41 CENTURION TANK

(Model: Mark 5)

Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum, Oshawa Airport, Canada

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID: 2449
Added to Database: 8 March 2014
Last Edited: 13 March 2014
Type (ID): A41 Centurion (3400)
Model (ID): Mark 5 (3410)
Location Category (ID): Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum (8200)
Location (ID): External Display Area (8210)
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Registration:
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Other Identification: “?796T ?SC” cast into left turret side. “0/18” stamped into mantlet cover bracket. “ONT R” above red/yellow square on front left mud flap and right hull rear. “CENTRAL COMMAND” and castle insignia in red shield on front right mud flap and left hull rear.
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Location History:
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1: Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East England, Britain (Design parent and manufacturer 1957-58)
2: Oshawa Military and Industrial Museum, 8th Concession, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (Early 1980s to ca 1990)
3: Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum, Oshawa Airport, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Canada publication:

This Centurion Mark 5 is missing its smoke grenade dischargers. It is presumed to have been part of the original collection in the 1980s when it was housed at the 8th Concession dairy farm.


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September 2008

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 25 September 2008
Contributor: A. Adams
Photo ID: 9371
Added: 16 March 2014
Filename: IMG-2049...
Views: 73
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August 2008

Upper front left view
2: Upper front left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9245
Added: 8 March 2014
Filename: P1030198...
Views: 116
Select/Has Priority: 21/21
    

 

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9246
Added: 8 March 2014
Filename: P1030113...
Views: 68
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Left view
4: Left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9247
Added: 8 March 2014
Filename: P1030114...
Views: 79
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear left view
5: Rear left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9248
Added: 8 March 2014
Filename: P1030115...
Views: 70
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear view
6: Rear view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9249
Added: 8 March 2014
Filename: P1030116...
Views: 74
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Right view
7: Right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9250
Added: 8 March 2014
Filename: P1030109...
Views: 57
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front right view
8: Front right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9251
Added: 8 March 2014
Filename: P1030110...
Views: 84
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front view
9: Front view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9252
Added: 8 March 2014
Filename: P1030111...
Views: 63
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Upper rear left view
10: Upper rear left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9253
Added: 8 March 2014
Filename: P1030121...
Views: 72
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Engine compartment
11: Engine compartment

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9254
Added: 8 March 2014
Filename: P1030117...
Views: 61
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Turret close-up
12: Turret close-up

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9255
Added: 8 March 2014
Filename: P1030118...
Views: 88
Select/Has Priority: 21/0