±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: cgsimpson
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6645

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 199
Total: 199
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Home
02: Photo Gallery
03: CPGlang
04: Home
05: Community Forums
06: Community Forums
07: Community Forums
08: Community Forums
09: CPGlang
10: Community Forums
11: Community Forums
12: Member Screenshots
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Community Forums
16: News
17: Home
18: Home
19: Community Forums
20: Photo Gallery
21: CPGlang
22: News
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Home
26: Home
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: Community Forums
31: Member Screenshots
32: Community Forums
33: Community Forums
34: Home
35: Community Forums
36: Home
37: Community Forums
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: Photo Gallery
41: Member Screenshots
42: Member Screenshots
43: Photo Gallery
44: Community Forums
45: Community Forums
46: Photo Gallery
47: Photo Gallery
48: Community Forums
49: Member Screenshots
50: Community Forums
51: Your Account
52: Home
53: News Archive
54: Community Forums
55: Community Forums
56: Photo Gallery
57: Photo Gallery
58: Community Forums
59: Photo Gallery
60: CPGlang
61: Home
62: CPGlang
63: Home
64: Photo Gallery
65: CPGlang
66: Home
67: Community Forums
68: Community Forums
69: CPGlang
70: Photo Gallery
71: CPGlang
72: CPGlang
73: Photo Gallery
74: Member Screenshots
75: Downloads
76: Community Forums
77: Community Forums
78: Community Forums
79: CPGlang
80: Photo Gallery
81: Community Forums
82: Photo Gallery
83: Community Forums
84: Community Forums
85: Photo Gallery
86: Photo Gallery
87: Photo Gallery
88: Community Forums
89: Photo Gallery
90: Photo Gallery
91: Community Forums
92: Downloads
93: Photo Gallery
94: Community Forums
95: Photo Gallery
96: CPGlang
97: Home
98: Member Screenshots
99: Photo Gallery
100: Community Forums
101: Home
102: Community Forums
103: Community Forums
104: Community Forums
105: Home
106: Member Screenshots
107: Home
108: Community Forums
109: Home
110: Community Forums
111: Community Forums
112: Photo Gallery
113: Photo Gallery
114: Community Forums
115: Community Forums
116: Photo Gallery
117: Photo Gallery
118: Home
119: Community Forums
120: Community Forums
121: Photo Gallery
122: Community Forums
123: Community Forums
124: Home
125: Community Forums
126: Photo Gallery
127: CPGlang
128: Photo Gallery
129: Community Forums
130: Community Forums
131: Photo Gallery
132: Community Forums
133: Photo Gallery
134: Community Forums
135: Community Forums
136: Photo Gallery
137: Community Forums
138: Home
139: Member Screenshots
140: Home
141: Community Forums
142: Member Screenshots
143: Home
144: Community Forums
145: Home
146: Community Forums
147: Community Forums
148: Community Forums
149: CPGlang
150: Home
151: Community Forums
152: Home
153: Home
154: Community Forums
155: CPGlang
156: Photo Gallery
157: CPGlang
158: Member Screenshots
159: Community Forums
160: Community Forums
161: Photo Gallery
162: Home
163: Home
164: Community Forums
165: Photo Gallery
166: Home
167: Home
168: Community Forums
169: Community Forums
170: Community Forums
171: CPGlang
172: CPGlang
173: Community Forums
174: Home
175: News
176: CPGlang
177: News
178: Home
179: Home
180: Photo Gallery
181: Photo Gallery
182: Member Screenshots
183: CPGlang
184: Home
185: Home
186: CPGlang
187: Home
188: Home
189: Home
190: Photo Gallery
191: Home
192: Community Forums
193: Home
194: Community Forums
195: Photo Gallery
196: Community Forums
197: Member Screenshots
198: Photo Gallery
199: Home

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands
The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3 ... 6, 7, 8 ... 11, 12, 13  Next
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
L.Delsing
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Feb 10, 2006
Posts: 960

PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 6:10 am
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

Then it must be recently happened, I didn't see any Shermans over there some weeks ago.
Back to top
View user's profile
earlymb
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 30, 2011
Posts: 101

PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 3:57 pm
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

Both the Maaldrift and Soesterberg storage facilities are off-limits to visitors.
Back to top
View user's profile
L.Delsing
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Feb 10, 2006
Posts: 960

PostPosted: Fri Jul 29, 2011 6:10 am
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

officially yes....
Back to top
View user's profile
Michel_Krauss
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Oct 30, 2009
Posts: 953
Location: Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
PostPosted: Fri Jul 29, 2011 5:04 pm
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

The aerial photo of the Sherman is from 2006

It could be one of the Shermans that are part of the military museum organization collection, for example the M4A1 76mm
The length of the barrel would fit the description.

Michel

_________________
I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just Not You
Back to top
View user's profile
Tichenor
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Dec 06, 2007
Posts: 461
Location: Antwerp
PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:42 pm
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

I had some time to spare yesterday so I went to Overloon
- Trevor

UID 1709: Overloon M4A2 (105) HVSS "Indefatigable Gerard"


I believe this is a M4A3E8(105), looking at the engine deck it has the configuration of an A3. I also doubt there where M4A2E8(105)'s build.

The T17E1 Staghound is also back from restoration


Michel
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Michel_Krauss
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Oct 30, 2009
Posts: 953
Location: Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:37 pm
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

now I have a good reason to go there again (will the 3rd time this year or so) Mr. Green

_________________
I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just Not You
Back to top
View user's profile
L.Delsing
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Feb 10, 2006
Posts: 960

PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:57 am
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

The preserved Leopard 1V at Oirschot was last month removed from its plinth and is completely repainted. Also all markings were renewed and now the tank is looking fine again.

After years in the rain with the hatches open it was still capable (after jump starting) to move on its own power.
Back to top
View user's profile
L.Delsing
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Feb 10, 2006
Posts: 960

PostPosted: Fri Aug 26, 2011 5:49 pm
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

Noted today at the Engelbrecht van Nassau barracks in Roosendaal was a Ferret with r/n KN-31-24.

A Ferret mk.2 with the same registration was seen in June at the storage depot at Soesterberg.
Back to top
View user's profile
TrevorLarkum
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 16, 2007
Posts: 1596
Location: Northampton, England
PostPosted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:15 am
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

- L.Delsing
After years in the rain with the hatches open it was still capable (after jump starting) to move on its own power.


Not that unusual, but always impressive!

_________________
Trevor

Dr Trevor Larkum
Preserved Tanks: PreservedTanks.com
Armour Archive: ArmourArchive.co.uk
EVs
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
TrevorLarkum
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 16, 2007
Posts: 1596
Location: Northampton, England
PostPosted: Sun May 27, 2012 8:48 pm
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

I'm now returning to work on Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands after some time away. First off I've finished writing up Overloon and adding the last of my photos. Let me know of any errors or omissions, meanwhile I'll move on to other locations.

Location ID 11400: Liberty Park Oorlogsmuseum, Overloon


- Michel_Krauss
Trevor,

found the T34/85 of the Marshall museum Zwijndrecht 8O

I knew I had seen it some place before, it's at the MILWEB for sale

www.milweb.net/webverts/56114/

Michel


Thanks for the tip - I've written this up, will give details in the Britain thread.


- Tichenor
I had some time to spare yesterday so I went to Overloon
- Trevor

UID 1709: Overloon M4A2 (105) HVSS "Indefatigable Gerard"


I believe this is a M4A3E8(105), looking at the engine deck it has the configuration of an A3. I also doubt there where M4A2E8(105)'s build


Sorry - didn't spot this at the time, but recently corrected.


- earlymb
- Michel_Krauss

Concerning the vehicle of the Military museum Delft, no s/n and no track records are known.
It's assumed it came from the French or Belgium Army

Michel


The s/n of this vehicle is C69126. It is currently in storage and not available for public display. I don't know about its origins.

Greetz :wink:

David


Thanks - have noted for when I write up Delft.

_________________
Trevor

Dr Trevor Larkum
Preserved Tanks: PreservedTanks.com
Armour Archive: ArmourArchive.co.uk
EVs
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Hanno_Spoelstra
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jun 04, 2006
Posts: 185

PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2012 6:42 pm
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

- Tichenor
I had some time to spare yesterday so I went to Overloon
- Trevor

UID 1709: Overloon M4A2 (105) HVSS "Indefatigable Gerard"


I believe this is a M4A3E8(105), looking at the engine deck it has the configuration of an A3. I also doubt there where M4A2E8(105)'s build.


Basically it is an M4A3(105) HVSS hull fitted with the twin diesel engine out of an M4A2.

HTH
Hanno
Back to top
View user's profile
TrevorLarkum
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 16, 2007
Posts: 1596
Location: Northampton, England
PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:52 pm
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

I'm currently working on the Amersfoort museum, so far I'm about halfway (about 90 photos):

Location ID 11700: Cavalry Museum, Amersfoort



M4A1E9 (taken with camera pole)

_________________
Trevor

Dr Trevor Larkum
Preserved Tanks: PreservedTanks.com
Armour Archive: ArmourArchive.co.uk
EVs
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Massimo_Foti
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 08, 2008
Posts: 5397
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2012 11:12 am
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

- TrevorLarkum
I'm currently working on the Amersfoort museum, so far I'm about halfway (about 90 photos):


Excellent timing! I am planning my time in the Netherlands next month. I know I'll spend a whole day in Overloon and most likely another half day in Delft. I am still on the fence regarding Amersfoort...



- TrevorLarkum
M4A1E9 (taken with camera pole)


So you put the Canon 600D on the pole. It's not the heaviest reflex camera, still it's heavier than a typical compact (I use Canon G12 for pole shots). I would be afraid a reflex on a pole would be top-heavy and unstable. What kind of equipment are you using as pole, how long is it?

BTW Maybe we should move this discussion to the camera's gear thread.

Massimo
Back to top
View user's profile
Michel_Krauss
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Oct 30, 2009
Posts: 953
Location: Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:31 pm
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

- TrevorLarkum
I'm currently working on the Amersfoort museum, so far I'm about halfway (about 90 photos):

Location ID 11700: Cavalry Museum, Amersfoort



M4A1E9 (taken with camera pole)


if you need some more photos let me know Wink

_________________
I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just Not You
Back to top
View user's profile
L.Delsing
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Feb 10, 2006
Posts: 960

PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:55 pm
Post subject: Re: Preserved Tanks in the Netherlands

Hi Trevor,
I send you a e-mail and some photos from Amersfoort

Regards,
Lesley
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 7 of 13
All times are GMT - 6 Hours
Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3 ... 6, 7, 8 ... 11, 12, 13  Next



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum