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UNIQUE ID 1335: M551 SHERIDAN AIRBORNE LIGHT TANK

(Model: M551)

NTC and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Museum, Fort Irwin, USA

(Location: 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment HQ)


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Unique ID: 1335
Added to Database: 26 September 2010
Last Edited: 26 September 2010
Type (ID): M551 Sheridan (1150)
Model (ID): M551 (1154)
Location Category (ID): NTC and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Museum (54300)
Location (ID): 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment HQ (54315)
Serial Number:
Registration: 12B49170 (source: N. Baumgardner/USAAR): “US ARMY 12B49170” painted on hull sides.
Name:
Other Identification: Unidentified markings painted on nose. White ring painted around gun barrel.
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Cleveland Tank Plant, Brook Park, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA (Sole manufacturer June 1966-November 1970)
2: NTC and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Museum, Fort Irwin, San Bernardino County, California, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

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This M551 is displayed on a concrete pad.


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April 2008

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: April 2008
Contributor: C. Sherman
Photo ID: 4063
Added: 28 December 2010
Filename: 20080401...
Views: 83
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Serial number stamped into hull
2: Serial number stamped into hull

Taken: April 2008
Contributor: C. Sherman
Photo ID: 4064
Added: 28 December 2010
Filename: 20080400...
Views: 37
Select/Has Priority: 21/0