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UNIQUE ID 1325: M47 PATTON TANK

(Model: Italian Service)

Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, USA

(Location: Solitary Vehicles)


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Unique ID: 1325
Added to Database: 11 September 2010
Last Edited: 11 September 2010
Type (ID): M47 Patton (1640)
Model (ID): Italian Service (1645)
Location Category (ID): Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (67010)
Location (ID): Solitary Vehicles (67050)
Serial Number: 2796: “2796” stamped into front towing lugs (source: D. Moriarty).
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Cylindrical muzzle brake. “M-47” painted on front right and rear left mud flap. “1952” painted on front left and rear right mud flap. White star painted on turret sides and glacis. Metal strips welded diagonally on turret sides.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer June 1951-November 1953)
2: Italy (Italian Army service)
3: 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 M47 is on display on Stithton Traffic Circle (it was not there in 1983). The rain channels welded on the turret sides and the presence of a mount for a rebuild data plate on the hull rear plate (now missing) indicate that it previously served in the Italian Army.


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October 2010

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 2 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3780
Added: 12 October 2010
Filename: SN2796-F...
Views: 3035
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Rear right view
2: Rear right view

Taken: 2 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3781
Added: 12 October 2010
Filename: SN2796-R...
Views: 63
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Turret close-up
3: Turret close-up

Taken: 2 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3782
Added: 12 October 2010
Filename: SN2796-R...
Views: 65
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Close up on hull rear plate showing location of missing data plate
4: Close up on hull rear plate showing location of missing ...

Taken: 2 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3783
Added: 12 October 2010
Filename: SN2796-R...
Views: 52
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

    

    



September 2010

Front view
5: Front view

Taken: September 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3737
Added: 11 September 2010
Filename: Dig_M47_...
Views: 50
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Rear right view
6: Rear right view

Taken: September 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3738
Added: 11 September 2010
Filename: Dig_M47-...
Views: 77
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Rear left view
7: Rear left view

Taken: September 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3739
Added: 11 September 2010
Filename: Dig_M47-...
Views: 59
Select/Has Priority: 21/0