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UNIQUE ID 1195: M5A1 STUART LIGHT TANK

Muckleburgh Collection, Weybourne, Britain

(Location: Robert Curson Tank Hall)


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Unique ID: 1195
Added to Database: March 2010
Last Edited: March 2010
Type (ID): M5 Stuart (1040)
Model (ID): M5A1 Stuart (1044)
Location Category (ID): Muckleburgh Collection (3320)
Location (ID): Robert Curson Tank Hall (3328)
Serial Number: Number just visible but obscured by paint on towing lugs. “SERIAL NO” cast into glacis plate but the number itself is obscured by paint.
Registration: “USA 3047999” painted on rear hull sides.
Name: “VICTORY” painted on left forward hull side.
Other Identification: Allied star markings painted on turret sides and glacis. Unit markings painted on nose and rear hull. “E5047” cast into rear hull. “A883” partially cast and stamped into rear hull.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer November 1942-May 1944)
2: Muckleburgh Collection, Weybourne, Norfolk, East England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This Stuart was purchased in 1988 and restored by Michael Savory. It appears to be in very good condition, and is in running order.


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June 2008

Upper front left view
1: Upper front left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2998
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010555...
Views: 78
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Upper front right view
2: Upper front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2999
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010552...
Views: 78
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Upper rear left view
3: Upper rear left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3000
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010580...
Views: 77
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3001
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010553...
Views: 68
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Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3002
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010454...
Views: 66
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Front left view
6: Front left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3003
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010453...
Views: 64
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear left view
7: Rear left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3004
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010467...
Views: 70
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Rear right view
8: Rear right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3005
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010469...
Views: 72
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Front right view
9: Front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3006
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010452...
Views: 70
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Close-up of registration number
10: Close-up of registration number

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3007
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010459...
Views: 71
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Faint serial number on towing lug
11: Faint serial number on towing lug

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3008
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010462...
Views: 101
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Faint serial number on towing lug
12: Faint serial number on towing lug

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3009
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010465...
Views: 56
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Faint serial number on towing lug
13: Faint serial number on towing lug

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3010
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010466...
Views: 56
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Casting marks on hull rear
14: Casting marks on hull rear

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3011
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010455...
Views: 56
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Faint marking "SERIAL NO" on glacis
15: Faint marking "SERIAL NO" on glacis

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3012
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010456...
Views: 64
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Casting mark
16: Casting mark

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3013
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010458...
Views: 59
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Casting mark
17: Casting mark

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3014
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010457...
Views: 60
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Exhibit label
18: Exhibit label

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3015
Added: 24 March 2010
Filename: P1010450...
Views: 106
Select/Has Priority: 21/0