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UNIQUE ID 757: XM551 SHERIDAN AIRBORNE LIGHT TANK

Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, USA

(Location: Keyes Park)


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Unique ID: 757
Added to Database: December 2008
Last Edited: December 2008
Type (ID): M551 Sheridan (1150)
Model (ID): XM551 Sheridan (1152)
Location Category (ID): Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (67010)
Location (ID): Keyes Park (67030)
Serial Number: Pilot number 4.
Registration: “U S ARMY 2Z289” painted on hull sides.
Name:
Other Identification: White stars painted on turret sides and splashboard.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Rock Island Arsenal Museum, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois, USA (AMC – Rock Island until May 1971)
2: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Current location)


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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This Sheridan was acquired by the museum from Army Material Command at Rock Island, Illinois in May 1971. On 17 June 2010 it was moved off its concrete pad in Keyes Park and parked at the back of the museum parking lot (source: G. Walden).


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2009

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 2009 (Estimated)
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4200
Added: 4 January 2011
Filename: 3_XM551_...
Views: 158
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June 1983

Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 992
Added: 18 December 2008
Filename: Scan_XM5...
Views: 164
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 993
Added: 18 December 2008
Filename: Scan_XM5...
Views: 111
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Left view
4: Left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 994
Added: 18 December 2008
Filename: Scan_XM5...
Views: 109
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Right view
5: Right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 995
Added: 18 December 2008
Filename: Scan_XM5...
Views: 97
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Rear left view
6: Rear left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 996
Added: 18 December 2008
Filename: Scan_XM5...
Views: 104
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Upper left view
7: Upper left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3685
Added: 17 August 2010
Filename: Scan_XM5...
Views: 93
Select/Has Priority: 21/0