Sherman Beach Armoured Recovery Vehicle (BARV)

Sea Lion

Known in post WW 2 service as Sea Lion, the Sherman BARV was first tested in December 1943 and was found to be most successful, being able to wade inup to 9 feet of water. These vehicles were only able to be used for towing or shoving, as no winches were fitted. 52 were delivered in time for D-Day, June 6th 1944.



 - 1925
(pre-GS 'A' number designations)

1925 - 1945 non-a numbered (named only) vehicles

General Staff 
 A-Number List 1925-1945 

Post 1945 FV Numbers

Post WW2 vehicle with no FV number

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