October 5, 2014

The Scammell Pioneer Tank Transporter

The Scammell Pioneer Tank Transporter
A Sherman on a Scammell tank transporter in North Africa after 
the Battle of El Alamein in pursuit of Rommel’s army on November 11, 1942.


A Crusader tank on a Scammell transporter
2. A Crusader tank on a Scammell transporter on December 10, 1941.

A disabled Sherman unloaded from a Scammell transporter
3. A disabled Sherman unloaded from a Scammell transporter on August 13, 1944.

 A Grant tank ready for movement
4. A Grant tank ready for movement on January 19, 1943.

A Scammell transporter carrying a Valentine tank
5. A Scammell transporter carrying a Valentine tank, during a parade in Cairo on June 13, 1943.

“Snow White” transporting an A9 Cruiser tank
6. “Snow White” transporting an A9 Cruiser tank to the workshops on July 18, 1941.

A Matilda tank loaded onto a Scammell transporter
7. An interesting top view of a Matilda tank as it is being loaded 
onto a Scammell transporter on August 3, 1942.

A preserved Scammell Pioneer Heavy Truck
8. A preserved Scammell Pioneer Heavy Truck on display.


Photos attribution
1. No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Palmer (Sgt), via Wikimedia Commons
2. Cash (Lieut), No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
3. Gee (Sgt), No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
4. Gladstone (Sgt), No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
5. Lotzof (Sgt), No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
6. No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Vanderson W G (Lieut), via Wikimedia Commons
7. Flack (Sgt), No 1 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
8. MilborneOne, CC-BY-SA-3.0, via Wikimedia Commons