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UNIQUE ID 2579: M44 SELF-PROPELLED HOWITZER

Firepower Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich, Britain

(Location: Monster Bits Gallery)


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Unique ID: 2579
Added to Database: 23 April 2014
Last Edited: 26 June 2014
Type (ID): M44 (1115)
Model (ID): M44 (1115)
Location Category (ID): Firepower Royal Artillery Museum (3250)
Location (ID): Monster Bits Gallery (3253)
Serial Number:
Registration: 02 BB 39: “02BB39” previously painted on nose.
Name:
Other Identification: “D JL-0820 12-5”, “B2 385051 RFY0254” and “WHY0271 MY1101” stamped into hull rear.
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Massey-Harris Company, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA (Sole manufacturer 1950-2)
2: Rotunda, Woolwich Common, Greenwich, Greater London, Britain (Until ca 2003)
3: Firepower Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich, Borough of Greenwich, Greater London, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This M44 was previously on display at the Artillery Museum at Woolwich Rotunda. It is fitted with a tarpaulin awning.


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June 2012

Upper front right view
1: Upper front right view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9741
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6969...
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Upper front left view
2: Upper front left view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9742
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6968...
Views: 53
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9743
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6898...
Views: 51
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9744
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6899...
Views: 23
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Left view
5: Left view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9745
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6900...
Views: 52
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Rear right view
6: Rear right view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9746
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6903...
Views: 49
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Front right view
7: Front right view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9747
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6902...
Views: 89
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Front right view
8: Front right view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9748
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6901...
Views: 45
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Front view
9: Front view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9749
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6897...
Views: 51
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Close-up of gun mounting
10: Close-up of gun mounting

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9750
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6910...
Views: 47
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Stamped markings on hull rear
11: Stamped markings on hull rear

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9751
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6908...
Views: 41
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Stamped markings on hull rear
12: Stamped markings on hull rear

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9752
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6907...
Views: 19
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Stamped markings on hull rear
13: Stamped markings on hull rear

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9753
Added: 29 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6905...
Views: 21
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May 2003

Front left view
14: Front left view

Taken: 13 May 2003
Contributor: N. Baumgardner
Photo ID: 9814
Added: 27 June 2014
Filename: 100-9949...
Views: 72
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Front view
15: Front view

Taken: 13 May 2003
Contributor: N. Baumgardner
Photo ID: 9815
Added: 27 June 2014
Filename: 100-9945...
Views: 57
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Close-up
16: Close-up

Taken: 13 May 2003
Contributor: N. Baumgardner
Photo ID: 9816
Added: 27 June 2014
Filename: 100-9946...
Views: 43
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September 1983

Front left view
17: Front left view

Taken: September 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9601
Added: 23 April 2014
Filename: ScanFL2_...
Views: 49
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Front right view
18: Front right view

Taken: September 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9602
Added: 23 April 2014
Filename: ScanFR_M...
Views: 48
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Front left view
19: Front left view

Taken: September 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9603
Added: 23 April 2014
Filename: ScanFL_M...
Views: 48
Select/Has Priority: 21/0