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UNIQUE ID 1292: M51 TANK RECOVERY VEHICLE

National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, USA

(Location: Sand Hill Storage)


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Unique ID:

1292
Added to Database:
10 August 2010
Last Edited:
11 February 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
M51 (1875)
M51 (1875)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Sand Hill Storage (60150)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification:
Collection Reference:
Links: 4th Marine Division
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Design parent and sole manufacturer 1954-5)
2: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (1979 - 19 October 2010)
3: BRAC Transfer, Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA (Rail shipment 23 October 2010)
4: National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA (Current location)


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This M51 was transferred from the USMC at Fort Knox in July 1979. It is still in running order. Its USMC emblem indicates it probably served with 4th Marine Division of the USMC Reserve. On 19 October 2010 it was transported from RMP motor pool to the Fort Knox railhead. It was transported by train to Fort Benning on 23 October 2010.


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October, 2010

Being lifted on to train for transport to Fort Benning
1: Being lifted on to train for transport to Fort Benning

Taken: 22 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4183
Added: 4 January 2011
Filename: Liftedon...
Views: 174
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Moving from Richardson Motor Pool
2: Moving from Richardson Motor Pool

Taken: 19 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4182
Added: 4 January 2011
Filename: Loadingu...
Views: 218
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June, 1983

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3629
Added: 10 August 2010
Filename: Scan_M51...
Views: 257
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Left view
4: Left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3630
Added: 10 August 2010
Filename: Scan_M51...
Views: 1923
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Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3631
Added: 10 August 2010
Filename: Scan_M51...
Views: 835
Select/Has Priority: 21/0