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UNIQUE ID 1219: M48A1 TANK

Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, USA

(Location: Solitary Vehicles)


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Unique ID: 1219
Added to Database: 30 May 2010
Last Edited: 30 May 2010
Type (ID): M48 Patton (1660)
Model (ID): M48A1 (1664)
Location Category (ID): Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (67010)
Location (ID): Solitary Vehicles (67050)
Serial Number: 7977
Registration: “US ARMY 9A4687” painted on side stowage boxes.
Name:
Other Identification: “M48A1” painted on front right mud flap. “1951” painted on front left mud flap. White stars painted on glacis and turret sides.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant, Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, USA (Primary manufacturer from April 1952)
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 original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This Patton is on display beside Old Ironsides Avenue, at its intersection with Eisenhower Avenue. It is fitted with an early M48-type cupola and it was acquired by the museum in 1972.


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June 1983

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3274
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 163
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3275
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 112
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3276
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 63
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3277
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 70
Select/Has Priority: 21/0