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National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, USA

(Location: Sand Hill Storage)

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Unique ID: 1223
Added to Database: 30 May 2010
Last Edited: 11 February 2011
Type (ID): M48 Patton (1660)
Model (ID): M48A5E1 (1675)
Location Category (ID): National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Location (ID): Sand Hill Storage (60150)
Serial Number: 4494 (source: D. Moriarty).
Registration: JK001F (source: J. Daneri).
Other Identification: Painted overall in a green, brown, sand and black MERDC camouflage scheme.
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant, Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, USA (Primary manufacturer of base M48A1 from April 1952)
2: Anniston Army Depot, Bynum, Calhoun County, Alabama, USA (Sole organisation for upgrade from M48A1 and M48A3 to M48A5 1975-8)
3: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Until 19 October 2010)
4: BRAC Transfer, Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA (Rail shipment 23 October 2010)
5: National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA (Current location)

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This M48A5 was upgraded from an M60A2 (source: J. Daneri). 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

Awaiting transport, in foreground
1: Awaiting transport, in foreground

Taken: 19 October 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4472
Added: 11 February 2011
Filename: Dig_M48-...
Views: 240
Select/Has Priority: 21/0



May 2009

Upper rear right view
2: Upper rear right view

Taken: 9 May 2009
Contributor: J. Daneri
Photo ID: 4252
Added: 9 January 2011
Filename: Dig_M48A...
Views: 289
Select/Has Priority: 21/0



January 2003

Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 3 January 2003
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3298
Added: 30 May 2010
Filename: M48A5E1_...
Views: 285
Select/Has Priority: 21/0