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UNIQUE ID 1278: M103A2 HEAVY TANK

Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, USA

(Location: Warehouses)


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Unique ID: 1278
Added to Database: 20 July 2010
Last Edited: 20 July 2010
Type (ID): M103 (1870)
Model (ID): M103A2 (1873)
Location Category (ID): Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (67010)
Location (ID): Warehouses (67040)
Serial Number:
Registration: “USMC 233097” painted on side stowage boxes.
Name:
Other Identification: “A12” painted on turret sides. Red diamond painted on glacis.
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant, Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, USA (Sole manufacturer of base M103 1953-4)
2: Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, USA (Sole organisation for upgrade from M103A1 to M103A2 1962-8)
3: United States Marine Corps Reserve, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA (Until 1974)
4: 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 was donated by the USMC. It was transferred from A Company of the 8th Tank Battalion of the USMC Reserve at Louisville, Kentucky, in January 1974. It is still in running order.


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June 1983

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3529
Added: 20 July 2010
Filename: Scan_M10...
Views: 98
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Rear right view
2: Rear right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3530
Added: 20 July 2010
Filename: Scan_M10...
Views: 100
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3531
Added: 20 July 2010
Filename: Scan_M10...
Views: 125
Select/Has Priority: 21/0