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UNIQUE ID 1123: FV214 CONQUEROR HEAVY TANK

(Model: Mark 2)

Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Britain

(Location: External Vehicle Driving Area)


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Unique ID: 1123
Added to Database: December 2009
Last Edited: 30 January 2012
Type (ID): FV214 Conqueror (3960)
Model (ID): Mark 2 (3964)
Location Category (ID): Imperial War Museum (3300)
Location (ID): External Vehicle Driving Area (3308)
Serial Number:
Registration: 05 BB 94: “05 BB 94” painted on nose and rear hull.
Name:
Other Identification:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory Dalmuir, Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, Britain (Sole manufacturer)
2: Directorate of Tank Design, Chertsey, Surrey, South East England, Britain (Dates unknown)
3: RAOC Vehicle Depot, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, South West England, Britain (Until October 1967)
4: Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, East England, Britain (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 Britain publication:

This Mark 2 Conqueror was built in 1957/58 and spent its life at the Fighting Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (now the MVEE). It was transferred in October 1967 from the Central Vehicle Depot RAOC at Ludgershall. It was restored to running order by the Vehicle Wing of the Duxford Aviation Society and regularly takes part in the Duxford Military Show.


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June 2008

Rear right view
1: Rear right view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2506
Added: 3 January 2010
Filename: IMG0392_...
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Left view
2: Left view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2507
Added: 3 January 2010
Filename: IMG0405_...
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Left view
3: Left view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2508
Added: 3 January 2010
Filename: IMG0397_...
Views: 248
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Front view
4: Front view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2509
Added: 3 January 2010
Filename: IMG0396_...
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Rear left view
5: Rear left view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2510
Added: 3 January 2010
Filename: IMG0398_...
Views: 202
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Front right view
6: Front right view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2511
Added: 3 January 2010
Filename: IMG0305_...
Views: 206
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Front right view
7: Front right view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2512
Added: 3 January 2010
Filename: IMG0226_...
Views: 542
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Front left view
8: Front left view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2513
Added: 3 January 2010
Filename: IMG0227_...
Views: 161
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Rear right view
9: Rear right view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2514
Added: 3 January 2010
Filename: IMG0296_...
Views: 166
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1987

Front right view
10: Front right view

Taken: 1987 (Estimated)
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2542
Added: 10 January 2010
Filename: Scan_Con...
Views: 175
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Front left view
11: Front left view

Taken: 1987 (Estimated)
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2543
Added: 10 January 2010
Filename: Scan_Con...
Views: 264
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October 1982

Front right view
12: Front right view

Taken: 30 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2540
Added: 10 January 2010
Filename: Scan_Con...
Views: 133
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Front left view
13: Front left view

Taken: 30 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2541
Added: 10 January 2010
Filename: Scan_Con...
Views: 142
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1980

Front right view
14: Front right view

Taken: 1980 (Estimated)
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2539
Added: 10 January 2010
Filename: Scan_Con...
Views: 191
Select/Has Priority: 21/0