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UNIQUE ID 1340: M47 PATTON TANK

(Model: Italian Service)

General Patton Memorial Museum, Chiriaco Summit, USA

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID: 1340
Added to Database: 15 October 2010
Last Edited: 15 October 2010
Type (ID): M47 Patton (1640)
Model (ID): Italian Service (1645)
Location Category (ID): General Patton Memorial Museum (54400)
Location (ID): External Display Area (54410)
Serial Number: 174: “174” stamped into front right tow lug (source: C. Hughes).
Registration: “?10628” or similar painted on nose.
Name:
Other Identification: Painted overall desert sand. Italian data plate welded on hull rear plate. “43” daubed on glacis. T-shaped muzzle brake. Plaque fixed on glacis. Labels fixed on front mud flaps.
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Location History:
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1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer June 1951-November 1953)
2: Officina Riparazione Mezzi Corazzati (ORMeC), Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (During Italian Army service – upgraded December 1974)
3: General Patton Memorial Museum, Chiriaco Summit, Riverside County, California, 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 is an ex-Italian M47, and has an Italian data plate on the hull rear. This indicates that the tank was maintained by O.R.Me.C. in Bologna. It has the stamped number “61274” (source: C. Sherman). This likely indicates the date of an upgrade, 6 December 1974.


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November 2008

Right view, photo by C. Coker
1: Right view, photo by C. Coker

Taken: 8 November 2008
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 4071
Added: 28 December 2010
Filename: 30199491...
Views: 91
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May 2008

Front right view, photo by S. Minor
2: Front right view, photo by S. Minor

Taken: 19 May 2008
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 4065
Added: 28 December 2010
Filename: 27017681...
Views: 709
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January 2008

Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 2 January 2008
Contributor: M. High
Photo ID: 4074
Added: 28 December 2010
Filename: 29876817...
Views: 107
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Left view
4: Left view

Taken: 2 January 2008
Contributor: M. High
Photo ID: 4075
Added: 28 December 2010
Filename: 29885360...
Views: 65
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November 2006

Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: November 2006
Contributor: C. Sherman
Photo ID: 3802
Added: 15 October 2010
Filename: 61274_00...
Views: 50
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Data plate
6: Data plate

Taken: November 2006
Contributor: C. Sherman
Photo ID: 3803
Added: 15 October 2010
Filename: 61274-00...
Views: 72
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August 2006

Front right view, photo by M. Kelley
7: Front right view, photo by M. Kelley

Taken: 15 August 2006
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 4068
Added: 28 December 2010
Filename: 22259675...
Views: 93
Select/Has Priority: 21/0