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UNIQUE ID 1053: RENAULT FT LIGHT TANK

(Model: Polygonal turret)

Museo Militar Conde de Linhares, São Cristóvão, Brazil

(Location: Museum Building)


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Unique ID: 1053
Added to Database: 27 June 2011
Last Edited: 4 October 2011
Type (ID): Renault FT (6030)
Model (ID): Polygonal turret (6050)
Location Category (ID): Museo Militar Conde de Linhares (37100)
Location (ID): Museum Building (37100)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Painted overall desert sand.
Collection Reference:
Links: Walkaround
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Renault S.A., Boulogne-Billancourt, Île-de-France, North East France, France (Primary manufacturer 1917-18)
2: Museo Militar Conde de Linhares, São Cristóvão, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil (Current location)


Text in original Preserved French Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved French Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Brazil publication:

This FT has a shield plaque fixed on the right side of the hull that reads:

CARRO DE COMBATE “RENAULT” (FRANCÉS)
PRIMEIRO CARRO DE COMBATE USADO
NO THE EXÉRCITO BRASILEIRO
ENTRE 1921 E 1942
PÊSO…
COLOCADO NÊSTE LOCAL EM 31 OUT 68
OS SOLDADOS QUE O TRIPULARAM
AJUDARAM A FORMAR A ARMA BLINDADA NO
BRASIL
RENAULT COMBAT TANK (FRENCH)
FIRST COMBAT TANK USED
BY BRAZILIAN ARMY
BETWEEN 1921 and 1942
WEIGHT…
PLACED THERE ON 31 OCT 68
BY THE SOLDIERS WHO HAVE CREWED
AND HELPED TO BUILD ARMOURED WEAPONS IN
BRAZIL



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September 2011

Upper front left view
1: Upper front left view

Taken: 3 September 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5500
Added: 10 September 2011
Filename: IMG-6124...
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 3 September 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5501
Added: 10 September 2011
Filename: IMG-6117...
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 3 September 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5502
Added: 10 September 2011
Filename: IMG-6110...
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 3 September 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5503
Added: 10 September 2011
Filename: IMG-6118...
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Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 3 September 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5504
Added: 10 September 2011
Filename: IMG-6109...
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Left view
6: Left view

Taken: 3 September 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5505
Added: 10 September 2011
Filename: IMG-6111...
Views: 86
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Rear left view
7: Rear left view

Taken: 3 September 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5506
Added: 10 September 2011
Filename: IMG-6112...
Views: 87
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Rear view
8: Rear view

Taken: 3 September 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5507
Added: 10 September 2011
Filename: IMG-6113...
Views: 83
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Rear right view
9: Rear right view

Taken: 3 September 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5508
Added: 10 September 2011
Filename: IMG-6115...
Views: 95
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Upper front right view
10: Upper front right view

Taken: 3 September 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5509
Added: 10 September 2011
Filename: IMG-6120...
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Plaque
11: Plaque

Taken: 3 September 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5510
Added: 10 September 2011
Filename: IMG-6116...
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Gun and mantlet
12: Gun and mantlet

Taken: 3 September 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5511
Added: 10 September 2011
Filename: IMG-6119...
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August 2009

Front left view, photo by Edurcastro28
13: Front left view, photo by Edurcastro28

Taken: 1 August 2009
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 5344
Added: 27 June 2011
Filename: Brazilia...
Views: 120
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