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UNIQUE ID 1277: T30 HEAVY TANK

Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, USA

(Location: Richardson Motor Pool)


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Unique ID: 1277
Added to Database: 20 July 2010
Last Edited: 20 July 2010
Type (ID): T30 (1855)
Model (ID): T30 (1855)
Location Category (ID): Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (67010)
Location (ID): Richardson Motor Pool (67060)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: “72 074 2” or similar cast into turret rear. “T-30” (previously “T30”) painted on lower right glacis and rear left mud flap, “1947” painted on lower left glacis and rear right mud flap.
Collection Reference:
Links: Armor For The Ages
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Pressed Steel Car Company, Hegewisch, Chicago, Illinois, USA (Manufacturer of components 1945)
2: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Vehicle assembly 1945-8)
3: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This tank was acquired by the museum in 1972 and for many years was on display in front of the north end of Marshall Hall. It is fitted with extended end connectors on its tracks. On 4 August 2010 it was transferred by HETT (Heavy Equipment and Truck and Transport) to Richardson Motor Pool (source: ArmorForTheAges.com).


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

August 2010

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 6 August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3579
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Dig_T30_...
Views: 131
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Turret close-up
2: Turret close-up

Taken: 6 August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3580
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Dig_T30_...
Views: 76
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Rear view
3: Rear view

Taken: 6 August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3581
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Dig_T30_...
Views: 107
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Engine deck
4: Engine deck

Taken: 6 August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3582
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Dig_T30_...
Views: 86
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Ammo door on the right side of the turret
5: Ammo door on the right side of the turret

Taken: 6 August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3583
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Dig_T30_...
Views: 153
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Right side loader
6: Right side loader's hatch

Taken: 6 August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3584
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Dig_T30_...
Views: 127
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Looking left to the rear area and the Tank Commander
7: Looking left to the rear area and the Tank Commander's p...

Taken: 6 August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3585
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Dig_T30_...
Views: 135
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Gunner
8: Gunner's panel on the right side turret wall, caption by...

Taken: 6 August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3586
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Dig_T30_...
Views: 124
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



The ammunition hoist blocks the left side loader
9: The ammunition hoist blocks the left side loader's hatch...

Taken: 6 August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3587
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Dig_T30_...
Views: 118
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



The main gun and chamber are packed with grease
10: The main gun and chamber are packed with grease

Taken: 6 August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3588
Added: 8 August 2010
Filename: Dig_T30_...
Views: 119
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

    

    



June 1983

Front right view
11: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3522
Added: 20 July 2010
Filename: Scan_T30...
Views: 239
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Front view
12: Front view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3523
Added: 20 July 2010
Filename: Scan_T30...
Views: 99
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Front left view
13: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3524
Added: 20 July 2010
Filename: Scan_T30...
Views: 118
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Left view
14: Left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3525
Added: 20 July 2010
Filename: Scan_T30...
Views: 541
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear left view
15: Rear left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3526
Added: 20 July 2010
Filename: Scan_T30...
Views: 141
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Right view
16: Right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3527
Added: 20 July 2010
Filename: Scan_T30...
Views: 131
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Overview
17: Overview

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3528
Added: 20 July 2010
Filename: Scan_T30...
Views: 197
Select/Has Priority: 21/0