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Bovington Tank Museum Accession Number 2351Panzerkampfwagen VI, Tiger I (E), SdKfz 181;
Fahrgestell (chassis) number 250112.
Hull built by Henschel at Kassel
Turret by Wegmann A. G. of Kassel.
Completion date; February 1943.
| Issued to Schwere
Heeres Panzer Abteilung 504
and shipped to Tunisia
between 12 March & 16 April 1943.
It was attached to No. 3 Platoon in No. 1 Company.
Tank Museum photo No. 0292/A/1
Tank Museum photo No. 0292/A/2
| It was knocked out in action
with Churchill tanks of No. 4 Troop, A Squadron,
48th Royal Tank Regiment
on 21 April 1943.
| The captured
Tiger was recovered
by the 104 Army Tank Workshops,
Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers
and 25th Tank Brigade Workshops REME
using a Caterpillar D8 Tractor.
It arrived in Tunis on 24th May 1943.
Tank Museum photo No. 0966/A/5
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