Tank Production by Type, Britain

 

Domestic
  1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Total
Light tanks 180 175 68 12 33 58 9 535
Mk VI, VIA, VIB 173 - - - - - - 173
Mk VIC 7 160 - - - - - 167
Tetrarch - 15 68 12 - - - 95
Harry Hopkins - - - - 33 58 9 100
                 
Cruiser tanks 66 471 1,434 3,209 2,813 2,368 1,086 11,479
Mk I 35 49 - - - - - 84
Mk II 1 159 11 - - - - 171
Mk III 22 - - - - - - 22
Mk IV 8 256 6 - - - - 270
Covenanter - 7 762 957 27 - - 1,753
Crusader 2-pdr/3" How - - 655 1,342 - - - 1,997
Crusader 6-pdr - - - 907 771 - - 1,678
Cavalier - - - - 161 - - 161
Centaur 6-pdr - - - 2 1,037 22 - 1,061
Centaur 75-mm - - - - 160 73 - 233
Centaur 95-mm How - - - - 64 50 - 114
Cromwell III - - - - 39 - - 39
Cromwell 6-pdr - - - - 334 23 - 357
Cromwell 75-mm - - - - 220 1,604 46 1,870
Cromwell 95-mm How - - - - - 308 33 341
Challenger - - - - - 145 56 201
Comet - - - - - 143 984 1,127
(Sherman Firefly 17-pdr) - - - - - 1,783 563 2,346
                 
Infantry tanks 65 734 3,349 4,995 3,022 1,097 702 13,915
Matilda I 41 33 - - - - - 74
Matilda II 24 356 1,038 1,330 143 - - 2,891
Valentine 2-pdr/3" How - 345 1,621 1,683 429 - - 4,078
Valentine 6-pdr - - - 256 1,102 35 - 1,393
Churchill 2-pdr/3" How - - 690 734 - - - 1,424
Churchill 6-pdr - - - 966 1,258 73 - 2,297
Churchill 75-mm - - - - 6 809 531 1,346
Churchill 95-mm How - - - - 61 180 171 412
                 
Specialized tanks - - - - 1,484 534 23 2,041
Crusader Hulls - - - - 898 - - 898
Crusader Bofors AA - - - - 214 - - 214
Crusader OP - - - - 112 - - 112
Cavalier OP - - - - 158 182 - 340
Centaur Hulls - - - - - 352 23 375
Valentine Hulls - - - - 102 - - 102
                 
Tank destroyers - - - 26 23 354 377 780
Churchill 3" 20cwt - - - 26 23 - - 49
Archer 17-pdr - - - - - 354 307 661
Avenger 17-pdr - - - - - - 25 25
Alecto 95-mm - - - - - - 45 45
(Achilles17-pdr) - - - - - 986 403 1,389
                 
Self-propelled Guns - - - 137 159 1,220 - 1,516
Bishop 25-pdr - - - 137 13 - - 150
Sexton 25-pdr - - - - 146 1,220 n.a. 1,366
                 
TOTAL 311 1,380 4,851 8,352 7,511 5,631 2,230 30,266

 

Lend-Lease
  1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Total
Light tanks 772 1,587 2,685 2,020 608 7,672
M2A4 36 - - - - 36
M3 736 1,039 59 - - 1,834
M3A1 - 548 1,046 - - 1,594
M3A3 - - 1,520 525 23 2,068
M5A1 - - 3 1,128 300 1,431
M22 - - 57 203 160 420
M24 - - - 164 125 289
             
Medium tanks 229 3,206 10,114 6,736 445 20,730
M3 Grant 229 1,522 - - - 1,751
M3 Lee - 900 252 - - 1,152
M4 - 4 190 2,154 90 2,438
M4(105) - - - 438 21 459
M4A1 - 265 121 563 - 949
M4A1(76) -     1,259 71 1,330
M4A2 - 385 4,153 489 14 5,041
M4A2(76) - - - - 5 5
M4A3 - 1 6 - - 7
M4A4 - 129 5,392 1,632 7 7,160
M4E8(105) - - - 53 81 134
M4 Tank Dozer - - - 124 40 164
M26E3 - - - - 6 6
M32 Recovery - - - 24 110 134
             
Tank destroyers - 5 1,123 520 - 1,648
M10/M10A1 - 5 1,123 - - 1,128
M10/M10A1 (less guns) - - - 520 - 520
             
TOTAL 1,001 4,798 13,922 9,276 1,053 30,050

 

Notes:

(1) Sexton built in Canada.

(2) Sherman Firefly and Achilles conversions not counted in totals.

Source: Jane's Group, Jane's Tanks and Armoured Vehicles of World War II.