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UNIQUE ID 1933: M26 PERSHING TANK

(Model: M26)

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: World War 2)


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Unique ID: 1933
Added to Database: 24 December 2011
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): M26 Pershing (1620)
Model (ID): M26 (1624)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): World War 2 (3010)
Serial Number:
Registration: T345713 (British, source: Tank Museum Record).
“USA 3011987” painted on nose (previously “USA 30127517” painted on hull sides and nose).
Name: “Old Harry” previously painted on glacis.
Other Identification: Allied stars painted on turret sides and glacis. Preparation notes painted on forward right track guard (“PREPARED BY L.T.D …ANTI-FREEZE INSTALLED”). “HAIL-AA-ORD11-SO-5H300L051” painted on rear right track guard. “b0901” cast into left of mantlet. “1142 14” stamped into right of mantlet.
Collection Reference: E1949.366. (Accession 36649, Entry 1034).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: General Motors - Fisher Body Division, Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer November 1944 - End 1945)
2: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

Britain took delivery of a few Pershings at the end of the war, of which this is one, but never used them in action. It was put on the museum books in 1949.


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March 2011

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 11 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7046
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 58205844...
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 8 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7045
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 58200439...
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7041
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 58200179...
Views: 145
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7042
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 58206034...
Views: 70
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Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7043
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 58205901...
Views: 147
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Front right view
6: Front right view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7044
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 58200366...
Views: 84
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October 2008

Front right view
7: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6197
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030439...
Views: 92
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Front view
8: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6198
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030438...
Views: 75
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Front left view
9: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6199
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030436...
Views: 84
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Front right view
10: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6200
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030437...
Views: 50
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Rear left view
11: Rear left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6201
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030444...
Views: 76
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Rear left view
12: Rear left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6202
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030457...
Views: 47
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Markings on front right track guard
13: Markings on front right track guard

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6203
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030440...
Views: 118
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Markings on rear right track guard
14: Markings on rear right track guard

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6204
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030441...
Views: 67
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Markings stamped into mantlet
15: Markings stamped into mantlet

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6205
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030442...
Views: 68
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Markings cast into mantlet
16: Markings cast into mantlet

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6206
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030443...
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October 1982

Front left view
17: Front left view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6725
Added: 12 February 2012
Filename: Scan_M26...
Views: 101
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