Recovery & Repair - Vehicle pictures.

Discussion in 'Weapons, Technology & Equipment' started by von Poop, Feb 17, 2014.

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  1. gmyles

    gmyles Senior Member

    Hi

    Just looking through these pics again and the one numbered E-25254 has a Scammel with what looks like the 23rd Armoured Brigade liver bird emblem on it's front and is carrying a Valentine tank.

    This could be Tripoli Victory Parade which took place around the end of January 1943, as 40 RTR (23rd Armoured Brigade) were the first armour to get there on 23 Jan 43.

    Gus
     
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  2. rick wedlock

    rick wedlock Member

    i found two of these tracked recovery trailers a few years back and used the track for a T16 project and the bogies for my churchill
    track wheels.jpg carrier sled.jpg
     
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  3. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

    Almost seems a shame to break one up, Rick.
    How rare is the trailer in its own right?
     
  4. rick wedlock

    rick wedlock Member

    i don't think there are any other survivors. if the main body/turntable is still at nelson greens yard where i left it then i will collect them and return one or both to working condition. i'd like to give one to the new REME museum in lyneham
     
  5. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    Illustrated London News 06 June 1942
    Illustrated London News 06 June 1942.jpg
     

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  6. Dave55

    Dave55 Very Senior Member Patron

    Great drawing. Thanks

    That's a White 920, I think. One of my favorite vehicles
     

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  7. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    The Sphere 27 December 1941
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  8. dbf

    dbf Moderatrix MOD

    The Sphere 27 September 1941
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  9. 32 photos from the LIFE collection of (presumably) 8 Armd Bde tanks being repaired some time in July 1944 here:
    Tank Recovery | WW2Talk
     
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  10. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    23rd Hussars, C Squadron ARV, 1945:

    arv_10a.jpg

    arv_10b.jpg
     
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  11. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    More pics of 23H C Squadron's ARV:

    arv_03a.jpg

    arv_03b.jpg


    arv_04.jpg

    arv_05.jpg
    arv_07a.jpg

    arv_07b.jpg

    arv_08.jpg


    arv_11a.jpg arv_11b.jpg
     
  12. Juha

    Juha Junior Member

    A couple recovery training films:
    Tank Recovery Unit - 1942
     
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  13. Juha

    Juha Junior Member

    Scammell recovery 1


    Scammell recovery 2


    And the 3rd



    [dbf mod edit: fixed the order for you.]
     
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