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UNIQUE ID 1217: M48A2C TANK

Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, USA

(Location: Solitary Vehicles)


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Unique ID: 1217
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)
Serial Number: 1201
Registration: “US ARMY 2A7361” painted on side stowage boxes.
Name:
Other Identification: “M48A2C” painted on front right and rear left mud flap. “1959” (previously “1956”) painted on front left and rear right 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)


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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This Patton is on display on a plinth beside Chaffee Avenue opposite another M48A2C, at the main entrance to Fort Knox. It was acquired by the museum from the Army in August 1972. The plinth has lettering on its right side that reads “WELCOME TO FORT KNOX”.


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June 2010

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 6 June 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3439
Added: 11 July 2010
Filename: 1217_M48...
Views: 85
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Front view
2: Front view

Taken: 6 June 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3440
Added: 11 July 2010
Filename: 1217_M48...
Views: 65
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December 2009

Front view
3: Front view

Taken: 26 December 2009
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3293
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: M48A2C2_...
Views: 73
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June 1983

Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3265
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 68
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Right view
5: Right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3266
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 69
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Rear right view
6: Rear right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3267
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 82
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front left view
7: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3268
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 72
Select/Has Priority: 21/0