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UNIQUE ID 2379: M48A2C TANK

Military Museum of Southern New England, Danbury, USA

(Location: External Storage Area)


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Unique ID: 2379
Added to Database: 22 August 2012
Last Edited: 27 August 2012
Type (ID): M48 Patton (1660)
Model (ID): M48A2C (1668)
Location Category (ID): Military Museum of Southern New England (56000)
Location (ID): External Storage Area (56004)
Serial Number: 90? “90?”? stamped into rear left tow lug.
Registration: 398417: “USMC 398417” painted on side stowage boxes.
9B1694 4 (source: USAHAR).
Name:
Other Identification: “6570” painted on upper turret sides. Shield emblem cast into left turret side. Painted overall in a green, brown, sand and black MERDC-style camouflage scheme.
Collection Reference: Exhibit 16. “EXHIBIT #16” painted on sign on glacis.
Links: Flickr
Maloney Gallery
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: American Locomotive Company, Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA (Primary manufacturer of base M48A2 - vehicles upgraded from 1959)
2: Danbury Railway Yard – Connecticut, USA (Staging point 1991)
3: Military Museum of Southern New England, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This M48 was brought to the museum in the summer of 1991 by Conrail SENH. It was transported via a railway yard that is now part of the Danbury Railway Museum. (Source: n1yln/Flickr).


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August 2008

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8567
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010953...
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Front view
2: Front view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8568
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010952...
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8569
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010950...
Views: 58
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Upper right view
4: Upper right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8570
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020192...
Views: 71
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Rear right view
5: Rear right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8571
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010945...
Views: 71
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Rear view
6: Rear view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8572
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020212...
Views: 62
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Rear left view
7: Rear left view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8573
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020067...
Views: 59
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Left view
8: Left view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8574
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010955...
Views: 60
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Turret close-up
9: Turret close-up

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8575
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010958...
Views: 59
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Turret close-up
10: Turret close-up

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8576
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010957...
Views: 50
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Turret rear
11: Turret rear

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8577
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010965...
Views: 59
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Engine compartment
12: Engine compartment

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8578
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010963...
Views: 55
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Driver
13: Driver's position

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8579
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010954...
Views: 50
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Engine decking
14: Engine decking

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8580
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010966...
Views: 48
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Serial number on towing lug
15: Serial number on towing lug

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8581
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010969...
Views: 54
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Close-up of registration number
16: Close-up of registration number

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8582
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010956...
Views: 46
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Left engine door
17: Left engine door

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8583
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010959...
Views: 51
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Towing pintle
18: Towing pintle

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8584
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010961...
Views: 55
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Turret casting marking
19: Turret casting marking

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8585
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010964...
Views: 72
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Marking on hull rear
20: Marking on hull rear

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8586
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010968...
Views: 56
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