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UNIQUE ID 1401: M103A2 HEAVY TANK

Lewis Army Museum, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, USA

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID: 1401
Added to Database: 14 November 2010
Last Edited: 14 November 2010
Type (ID): M103 (1870)
Model (ID): M103A2 (1873)
Location Category (ID): Lewis Army Museum (97100)
Location (ID): External Display Area (97110)
Serial Number: 168: “168” stamped into front towing lug. “68” visible stamped into left side of upper and lower engine decks.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant, Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, USA (Sole manufacturer of base M103 1953-4)
2: Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, USA (Sole organisation for upgrade from M103A1 to M103A2 1962-8)
3: USMCR Yakima WA, USA (Dates unknown)
4: Lewis Army Museum, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Pierce County, Washington, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This M103 is almost certainly one disposed of from the USMCR tank company at Yakima, Washington (source: K. Estes).


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August 2009

Front view, photo by J. Mabel
1: Front view, photo by J. Mabel

Taken: 26 August 2009
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 4003
Added: 15 November 2010
Filename: Dig_M103...
Views: 103
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November 2007

Rear right view, photo by Bachcell
2: Rear right view, photo by Bachcell

Taken: 26 November 2007
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 4015
Added: 20 November 2010
Filename: Dig_M103...
Views: 199
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June 2006

Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: June 2006
Contributor: C. Sherman
Photo ID: 3974
Added: 14 November 2010
Filename: 0224w_m1...
Views: 188
Select/Has Priority: 21/21
    



 

Rear right view
4: Rear right view

Taken: June 2006
Contributor: C. Sherman
Photo ID: 3975
Added: 14 November 2010
Filename: 0202w_m1...
Views: 72
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Towing lug, showing serial number
5: Towing lug, showing serial number

Taken: June 2006
Contributor: C. Sherman
Photo ID: 3976
Added: 14 November 2010
Filename: 0205w_m1...
Views: 49
Select/Has Priority: 21/0