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UNIQUE ID 1215: M48A2C TANK

Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, USA

(Location: Solitary Vehicles)


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Unique ID: 1215
Added to Database: 29 May 2010
Last Edited: 29 May 2010
Type (ID): M48 Patton (1660)
Model (ID): M48A2C (1668)
Location Category (ID): Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (67010)
Location (ID): Solitary Vehicles (67050)
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Other Identification: “SΛR” painted on side stowage boxes. “I 8A” or similar (possibly the remains of M48A..) painted on front right mud flap. “1956” painted on front left mud flap. White stars painted on glacis and turret sides.
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Location History:
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1: American Locomotive Company, Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA (Primary manufacturer of base M48A2 - vehicles upgraded from 1959)
2: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This tank has been a monument beside Dixie Highway (US31W) since 1957. It is at Muldraugh Hill, which is about 6 miles north of Fort Knox. Its ownership passed to the museum in 1971.


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June 1983

Overview
1: Overview

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3260
Added: 29 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 66
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3257
Added: 29 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 57
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3258
Added: 29 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 71
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3259
Added: 29 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 86
Select/Has Priority: 21/0