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UNIQUE ID 2454: M551A1 SHERIDAN AIRBORNE LIGHT TANK

Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum, Oshawa Airport, Canada

(Location: Internal Storage)


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Unique ID: 2454
Added to Database: 9 March 2014
Last Edited: 16 March 2014
Type (ID): M551 Sheridan (1150)
Model (ID): M551A1 Sheridan (1156)
Location Category (ID): Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum (8200)
Location (ID): Internal Storage (8230)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name: “BULLDOG” painted on gun barrel sides. Bulldog insignia painted on commander’s cupola shield sides.
Other Identification: “1Δ11” painted on front right nose and left hull rear. “B-32” painted on front left nose and right hull rear. Painted overall in a green, sand and black MERDC camouflage scheme. Previously painted overall sand with a black chevron painted on hull sides.
Collection Reference:
Links: YouTube Video
Cat Tales – December 2006
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Cleveland Tank Plant, Brook Park, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA (Sole manufacturer of base M551 June 1966-November 1970)
2: Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum, Oshawa Airport, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (Current location)
3: International Center – Toronto, Canada (Militaria Show 2006)
4: Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum, Oshawa Airport, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (Current location)


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This Sheridan is in running order. It arrived at the museum in the early 1990s. In about 2006 it was shown at the Militaria Show at the International Center in Toronto, Ontario (source: Cat Tales, December 2006).


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

August 2011

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9292
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture0...
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9293
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture0...
Views: 88
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9294
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture0...
Views: 29
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Rear right view
4: Rear right view

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9295
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture0...
Views: 77
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Rear view
5: Rear view

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9296
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture0...
Views: 62
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Close-up
6: Close-up

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9297
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture0...
Views: 69
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Travelling at speed
7: Travelling at speed

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9298
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture1...
Views: 88
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Travelling at speed
8: Travelling at speed

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9299
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture1...
Views: 33
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Turret close-up
9: Turret close-up

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9300
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture0...
Views: 60
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Turret close-up
10: Turret close-up

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9301
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture0...
Views: 38
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Commander
11: Commander's station

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9302
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture0...
Views: 62
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Commander
12: Commander's MG

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9303
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture0...
Views: 71
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Smoke grenade dischargers
13: Smoke grenade dischargers

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9304
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture0...
Views: 70
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September 2008

Front left view
14: Front left view

Taken: 25 September 2008
Contributor: A. Adams
Photo ID: 9367
Added: 16 March 2014
Filename: IMG-2068...
Views: 69
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2006

Militaria Show, International Center, Toronto
15: Militaria Show, International Center, Toronto

Taken: 2006
Contributor: Oshawa Military Museum
Photo ID: 9363
Added: 15 March 2014
Filename: Militari...
Views: 59
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September 1998

Front right view
16: Front right view

Taken: September 1998
Contributor: A. Adams
Photo ID: 9366
Added: 16 March 2014
Filename: Sep98_M5...
Views: 65
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December 1993

Sheridan, Abbot and M60 circa winter 1993
17: Sheridan, Abbot and M60 circa winter 1993

Taken: December 1993
Contributor: Oshawa Military Museum
Photo ID: 9341
Added: 15 March 2014
Filename: AbbotM60...
Views: 662
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Front right view
18: Front right view

Taken: December 1993
Contributor: Oshawa Military Museum
Photo ID: 9342
Added: 15 March 2014
Filename: FR_M551A...
Views: 164
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1992

Some of the museum
19: Some of the museum's volunteers hard at work restori...

Taken: 1992 (Estimated)
Contributor: Oshawa Military Museum
Photo ID: 9343
Added: 15 March 2014
Filename: sheri1_M...
Views: 99
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