Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   
Armoured Fighting Vehicles and Tanks preserved in Canada 9: Nova Scotia

Armoured Fighting Vehicles and Tanks preserved in Nova Scotia

Data current to 5 April 2018.

The data found on this page has been compiled by the author.  Photos are by the author unless otherwise credited.  Any additions, correctons or amendments to this list of Armoured Fighting Vehicles in Canada would be most welcome. 

If you have information and photographs of armoured fighting vehicles missing from this list that you are willing to share, updates would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at


Universal Carrier (a runner), Major (Ret’d) Bob Estabrooks, North Nova Scotia Historical Museum.


M113 Armoured Personnel Carrier, located at the Royal Canadian Legion, 78 Churchill St.  (Terry Honour Photo)


Centurion Main Battle Tank Mk. 5, 20-pounder main gun, 31A, Cornwallis Military Museum.  (Author Photos)

Glace Bay

M577 Command Post (Queen Mary), in front of the Marconi Armouries in Cape Breton.  (Andrew Morrison Photo)


Canadian M4A2(76)W HVSS Sherman "Easy 8" tank (CFR No. 78-778), “Hellfire”.  This tank was on display on the West side of the Halifax Armoury. It is currently stored at CFB Shearwater.  (Author Photos)


M4A2(76)W HVSS Sherman "Easy 8" tank, previously located at Cornwallis, it is now with a private owner.  (Photos courtesy of Pat Newman)

Kentville, Camp Aldershot

Centurion Main Battle Tank Mk. 5, 20-pounder main gun, Lanzy Road, Camp Aldershot.  (Author Photo)


M113 Armoured Personnel Carrier.


Universal Carrier Mk II, Tom Jeddry.

New Victoria

M113 Armoured Personnel Carrier, Fort Petrie NHS.


M113 Armoured Personnel Carrier, Cenotaph Park.


Ferret Scout Car, Truro Armoury, 126 Willow St, Truro.

Truro, Brad Mills Collection

Universal Carrier (a runner).

Ferret Scout Car Mk 1 (undergoing restoration).

British Ferret Scout Car Mk 2/3 (a runner).   (Photo courtesy of Brad Mills)


M113 Armoured Personnel Carrier, Royal Canadian Legion Nranch No. 126.