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UNIQUE ID 1391: M60 TANK

VFW Post 8971 Doucet-Aucoin, Eunice, USA

(Location: VFW 8971)


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Unique ID: 1391
Added to Database: 9 November 2010
Last Edited: 4 December 2010
Type (ID): M60 (1702)
Model (ID): M60 (1702)
Location Category (ID): VFW Post 8971 Doucet-Aucoin (68400)
Location (ID): VFW 8971 (68400)
Serial Number: 663: consistent with registration number and welded numbers on hull rear (source: J. Daneri).
Registration: 9B3780: “9B3780” stamped into glacis.
Name:
Other Identification: “360” marked (raised) on one front towing lug and “3587” on the other (source: Tanklord). “DT666” and “CG-685” marked in weld metal on bottom left of hull rear. “653” stamped into left side of engine doors. “183” stamped into right side of engine doors. Various markings on final drives. White stars painted on turret sides and glacis.
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Location History:
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1: Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant, Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, USA (If serial number is 360 - built 1960)
2: VFW Post 8971 Doucet-Aucoin, Eunice, Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This tank is displayed on a concrete pad beside the main car park. It has been suggested that this tank was previously in the Louisiana Museum of Military History but its markings do not match the one that was there (source: Tanklord).


Images - Photographs and NavPix (click to expand or browse)

March 2007

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Photo ID: 3939
Added: 9 November 2010
Filename: Frontal_...
Views: 114
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Rear left view
2: Rear left view

Taken: 6 March 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Photo ID: 3940
Added: 9 November 2010
Filename: M60A0-RL...
Views: 61
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Close-up of registration number
3: Close-up of registration number

Taken: 6 March 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Photo ID: 3941
Added: 9 November 2010
Filename: RN_M60_E...
Views: 74
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Markings on bottom left of hull rear
4: Markings on bottom left of hull rear

Taken: 6 March 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Photo ID: 3942
Added: 9 November 2010
Filename: RearHull...
Views: 61
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Left side of engine doors
5: Left side of engine doors

Taken: 6 March 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Photo ID: 3943
Added: 9 November 2010
Filename: Leftrear...
Views: 72
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Right side of engine doors
6: Right side of engine doors

Taken: 6 March 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Photo ID: 3944
Added: 9 November 2010
Filename: RightRea...
Views: 97
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Close-up of mantlet
7: Close-up of mantlet

Taken: 6 March 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Photo ID: 3945
Added: 9 November 2010
Filename: Mantle_M...
Views: 62
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Infantry telephone
8: Infantry telephone

Taken: 6 March 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Photo ID: 3946
Added: 9 November 2010
Filename: Phone_M6...
Views: 52
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Towing pintle
9: Towing pintle

Taken: 6 March 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Photo ID: 3947
Added: 9 November 2010
Filename: Pintle_M...
Views: 113
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Left final drive
10: Left final drive

Taken: 6 March 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Photo ID: 3948
Added: 9 November 2010
Filename: LeftDriv...
Views: 70
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Right final drive
11: Right final drive

Taken: 6 March 2007
Contributor: Tanklord
Photo ID: 3949
Added: 9 November 2010
Filename: RightDri...
Views: 51
Select/Has Priority: 21/0