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UNIQUE ID 2373: M47 PATTON TANK

(Model: Italian Service)

Military Museum of Southern New England, Danbury, USA

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID: 2373
Added to Database: 22 August 2012
Last Edited: 27 August 2012
Type (ID): M47 Patton (1640)
Model (ID): Italian Service (1645)
Location Category (ID): Military Museum of Southern New England (56000)
Location (ID): External Display Area (56002)
Serial Number: 7340 (source: USAHAR).
Registration: 110189 (Italian): “110189” painted on nose and hull rear.
Name:
Other Identification: “011” stamped into lower right glacis. “7354695 M VCA”? cast into front right headlamp mount.
Collection Reference: Exhibit 15. “EXHIBIT #15” painted on sign on glacis.
Links: AFVNDB
Maloney Gallery
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer June 1951-November 1953)
2: Unknown Location, Italy (Italian Army service 1952-87)
3: Military Museum of Southern New England, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This M47 is displayed with its co-driver’s hatch open. It is ex-Italian, and has a data plate inside written in Italian (source: AFVNDB).


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August 2008

Upper front right view
1: Upper front right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8521
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020174...
Views: 71
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8522
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010919...
Views: 43
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Front view
3: Front view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8523
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010920...
Views: 43
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8524
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010921...
Views: 40
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Left view
5: Left view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8525
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020021...
Views: 44
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Rear left view
6: Rear left view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8526
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020020...
Views: 49
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Rear right view
7: Rear right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8527
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020013...
Views: 53
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Turret close-up
8: Turret close-up

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8528
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020019...
Views: 45
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Hull rear
9: Hull rear

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8529
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020014...
Views: 47
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Fighting compartment viewed through co-driver
10: Fighting compartment viewed through co-driver's hatch

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8530
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020015...
Views: 41
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Glacis markings
11: Glacis markings

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8531
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020016...
Views: 41
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Right headlight cluster
12: Right headlight cluster

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8532
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020017...
Views: 39
Select/Has Priority: 21/0