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UNIQUE ID 1220: M48A1 TANK

National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, USA

(Location: Sand Hill Storage)


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Unique ID:

1220
Added to Database:
30 May 2010
Last Edited:
11 February 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
M48 Patton (1660)
M48A1 (1664)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Sand Hill Storage (60150)
Serial Number: 8352
Registration: “US ARMY 9A4688” previously painted on side stowage boxes.
Name:
Other Identification: “M48A1” painted on front right mud flap. “1954” painted on front left mud flap. White stars painted on glacis and turret sides.
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant, Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, USA (Primary manufacturer from April 1952)
2: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Until 19 October 2010)
3: BRAC Transfer, Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA (Rail shipment 23 October 2010)
4: National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA (Current location)


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This Patton was acquired by the museum in 1972. It was on display for some years beside Old Ironsides Avenue opposite a Sherman tank. On 19 October 2010 it was transported from Richardson Motor Pool to the Fort Knox railhead. It was transported by train to Fort Benning on 23 October 2010.


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October, 2010

Being lifted from transporter at railhead
1: Being lifted from transporter at railhead

Taken: 20 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4475
Added: 11 February 2011
Filename: Liftedon...
Views: 82
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Being lifted from transporter at railhead
2: Being lifted from transporter at railhead

Taken: 20 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4476
Added: 11 February 2011
Filename: Liftedon...
Views: 63
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June, 2005

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 10 June 2005
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3295
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: M48A11_F...
Views: 644
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June, 1983

Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3278
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 99
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Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3279
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 78
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Front left view
6: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3280
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 97
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Front left view
7: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3281
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 68
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Rear left view
8: Rear left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3282
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 79
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