Leopard Tank display..Port Kennedy War Memorial.

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Comments (18)

GasGasL€X on August 27, 2012

This is a beauty of a photo. Nice work Jock. Looks like a mark 1..

jockswa on August 27, 2012

Hells bells, they selected it! Just enough of the surrounds to get away with it I guess. Thanks for that Lex. Afraid I'm not up on my tanks, although I found a good site on tank id a few days back. I'll check it out later.

Henry Scoggin on August 27, 2012

Battle of the Tank pic's! ;-)

Yours has a spiffy new paint job, mine was faded and chipped. Thats why I ended up doing a black and white photo.


GasGasL€X on August 28, 2012

Again you 2 (Jock & Henry) have sweet tanks in your neighborhoods to take pics of and I dont.. :(

cindy555 on August 28, 2012

Nice shot Jock



jockswa on August 28, 2012

Ah well, I'm cheating a bit Henry, because the Oz defence force has only relatively recently canned the Leopard so they still look ok. You might still be able to gloat because I'm pretty cert we've relaced them with......Abrams! Thanks for the Lk.

jockswa on August 28, 2012

Now c'mon GG, you've got all that fine vintage artillery down there. Those shorty six inch ex-naval guns are pure history. The Brit navy stopped using them in the 1890s. They're rare as rocking horse poo in Oz. I just wish they were closer to here.

jockswa on August 28, 2012

Thank you Marion. Probably not your choicest subject, but...it's pretty.....isn't it? ;-]]] Regards, Jock.

jockswa on September 7, 2012

Johnny, thank you. All the best, Jock.

jockswa on September 7, 2012

Echeveria, many thanks for the kind comment, Lk and visit. Best wishes, Jock.

Janusz Kulik on September 8, 2012

Oby go nigdy już nie użyto!!!!!LIKE.Pozdrawiam ,Janusz

jockswa on September 11, 2012

No risk there Janusz. It is past its use-by date.. Thanks for the Lk. All the best, Jock.

InTheBush on September 13, 2012

Yea that's right Jock, all that 1890s stuff even has me interested!!

jockswa on September 16, 2012

Enthusiasm for machines of mayhem.. it's a boy thing.

InTheBush on September 17, 2012

Oh yes, I think you're right there Jock :) Again.

InTheBush on September 17, 2012

Looks like you boys are getting a Leopard Tank collection here!!

jockswa on September 18, 2012

Please don't suggest another group :-0

InTheBush on September 18, 2012

Na, I'm not really into tanks myself Jock :-)))

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 26, 2012
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    by jockswa
    • Camera: Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
    • Taken on 2012/08/25 14:58:54
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 26.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/14.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash