TR0042 : British Mark IV Tank, Ashford, Kent

taken 6 years ago, near to Ashford, Kent, Great Britain

British Mark IV Tank, Ashford, Kent
British Mark IV Tank, Ashford, Kent
Dating from 1917, and presented to the people of Ashford on 1st August 1919.

Weight: 26 tons
Length: 26' 5"
Width: 10' 6"
Height: 8' 10"

Road speed 4 m.p.h., with the petrol capacity of 70 gallons giving an operational range of 35 miles.
This 'female' version of the tank was armed with five 308 Lewis machine guns.
Crew of eight: Commander, Driver, two Gearsmen, four Gunners.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 March, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 20 March, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Defence, Military 
County (from Tags)
Kent 
Place (from Tags)
Ashford(Kent) 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 0085 4291 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.0118N 0:52.2254E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 0085 4291
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Military Tank 

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