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UNIQUE ID 2109: M47 PATTON TANK

(Model: Belgian Service)

Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School, Lulworth Camp, Britain

(Location: Unknown Location)


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Unique ID:

2109
Added to Database:
1 February 2012
Last Edited:
20 March 2012
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
M47 Patton (1640)
Belgian Service (1646)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School (3035)
Unknown Location (3036)
Serial Number: 53381.
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification:
Collection Reference: E1973.162. (Accession 16273, Entry 1973.1015).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks: M47 Patton Tank - The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Replaced this M47 in the museum collection)

Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer June 1951-November 1953)
2: Unknown Location, Belgium (Belgian Army service)
3: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (ca1973-1987)
4: Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School, Lulworth Camp, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


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This M47 was rescued on its way from Castlemartin, Wales, to Lulworth, Dorset, for use as a range target. It originally belonged to a Belgian Lancer regiment. It was put on the museum books in 1973. When another M47 in better condition was sent to the Lulworth ranges it was exchanged by the Bovington Museum and this one was sent in its place, in about 1987. Its current status is unknown.


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October, 1982

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6655
Added: 1 February 2012
Filename: Scan_M47...
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