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UNIQUE ID 1451: M7B2 PRIEST HOWITZER MOTOR CARRIAGE

National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, USA

(Location: Transportation Motor Pool)


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Unique ID:

1451
Added to Database:
30 December 2010
Last Edited:
12 February 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
M7 Priest (1500)
M7B2 Priest (1506)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Transportation Motor Pool (60140)
Serial Number:
Registration: 40152689 (source: N. Baumgardner/USAAR).
Name:
Other Identification: “3A276F C-7” painted on pulpit. White stars painted on superstructure sides and transmission cover.
Collection Reference:
Links:
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Pressed Steel Car Company, Hegewisch, Chicago, Illinois, USA (Manufacturer of base M7B1 1944-January 1945)
2: Bowen-McLaughlin York (BMY), York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA (Converter to M7B2 early 1950s)
3: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (February 1965 – 15 December 2010)
4: BRAC Transfer, Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA (Road convoy December 2010)
5: National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA (Current location)


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This Priest was donated by the US Army in February 1965. It is still in running order. It was moved by transporter from Fort Knox to Fort Benning on 15 December 2010.


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

December, 2010

Leaving the Patton Museum for the move to Fort Benning
1: Leaving the Patton Museum for the move to Fort Benning

Taken: 15 December 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4492
Added: 12 February 2011
Filename: Loaded_M...
Views: 89
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July, 1983

Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 4 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4126
Added: 30 December 2010
Filename: Scan_M7B...
Views: 65
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 4 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4127
Added: 30 December 2010
Filename: Scan_M7B...
Views: 101
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Right view
4: Right view

Taken: 4 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4128
Added: 30 December 2010
Filename: Scan_M7B...
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Living History display
5: Living History display

Taken: 4 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4129
Added: 30 December 2010
Filename: Scan_M7B...
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Front right view
6: Front right view

Taken: 4 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4130
Added: 30 December 2010
Filename: Scan_M7B...
Views: 59
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Getting a push
7: Getting a push

Taken: 4 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4131
Added: 30 December 2010
Filename: Scan_M7B...
Views: 74
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June, 1983

Front right view
8: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4124
Added: 30 December 2010
Filename: Scan_M7B...
Views: 51
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Front left view
9: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4125
Added: 30 December 2010
Filename: Scan_M7B...
Views: 57
Select/Has Priority: 21/0