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UNIQUE ID 1312: T43 HEAVY TANK

Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, USA

(Location: Richardson Motor Pool)


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Unique ID: 1312
Added to Database: 28 August 2010
Last Edited: 28 August 2010
Type (ID): M103 (1870)
Model (ID): T43 (1870)
Location Category (ID): Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (67010)
Location (ID): Richardson Motor Pool (67060)
Serial Number: Pilot #1 (source: D. Moriarty).
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Ladder on right turret side.
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Design parent and pilot manufacturer June 1951)
2: 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 T43 (a pilot for the M103 series) is believed to have joined the Patton Museum collection in the 1980s or 1990s. It appears to be generally in poor condition. It has a short ladder welded to the right side of the turret, probably to improve access during testing.


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August 2010

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3705
Added: 5 September 2010
Filename: Dig_T43_...
Views: 159
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Rear left view
2: Rear left view

Taken: August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3706
Added: 5 September 2010
Filename: Dig_T43_...
Views: 142
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Rear right view
3: Rear right view

Taken: August 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3707
Added: 5 September 2010
Filename: Dig_T43_...
Views: 126
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



2009

Front view
4: Front view

Taken: 2009 (Estimated)
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 3689
Added: 28 August 2010
Filename: Dig_T43-...
Views: 171
Select/Has Priority: 21/21