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UNIQUE ID 801: M47 PATTON TANK

(Model: Late Production Version)

Panzermuseum, Thun, Switzerland

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID: 801
Added to Database: June 2009
Last Edited: June 2009
Type (ID): M47 Patton (1640)
Model (ID): Late Production Version (1643)
Location Category (ID): Panzermuseum (17100)
Location (ID): External Display Area (17100)
Serial Number: 911 (source: M. Foti).
Registration: “USA 30864251” painted on hull sides.
Name:
Other Identification: White star marking currently painted on nose (not seen previously).
Collection Reference:
Links: The Tank Guy
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer June 1951-November 1953)
2: Panzermuseum, Thun, Bern, Switzerland (Current location)


This M47 was evaluated by the Swiss Army in 1952, but lost out against the Centurion (source: M. Foti).

Images - Photographs and NavPix (click to expand or browse)

May 2009

Front view
1: Front view

Taken: 19 May 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1356
Added: 7 June 2009
Filename: Dig_M47_...
Views: 158
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 19 May 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1357
Added: 7 June 2009
Filename: Dig_M47_...
Views: 126
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

    

April 1984

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1353
Added: 7 June 2009
Filename: Scan_M47...
Views: 87
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1354
Added: 7 June 2009
Filename: Scan_M47...
Views: 107
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1355
Added: 7 June 2009
Filename: Scan_M47...
Views: 146
Select/Has Priority: 21/0