20 Centurion Is were produced, with various changes especially the secondary armament, before the production version - the Centurion II (A41A) - was initiated in January 1945. The secondary armament of the Centurion I was:
Furthermore, the last five vehicles were equipped with a Powerflow gearbox and the 77 mm tank gun of the Comet, and were designated A41S. The Centurion II had a cast turret, additional armour and other minor changes.
The first six Centurion Is were shipped to Germany, but arrived too late to see any action.
Photographs provided by Brian.S711.
|Cruiser Tank, Centurion (A41)|
|Armour (range)||17-152 mm|
|Speed (max)||34.45 km/h|
|Primary weapon||QF 17 pdr (1)|
|Secondary weapon||Besa 7.92 mm machine gun (2)|