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UNIQUE ID 2461: M4A2 (76) HVSS SHERMAN TANK

LCol George Taylor Denison III Armoury, Downsview, Canada

(Location: North End)


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Unique ID: 2461
Added to Database: 17 March 2014
Last Edited: 18 March 2014
Type (ID): M4A2 (76) HVSS Sherman (1364)
Model (ID): M4A2 (76) HVSS (1364)
Location Category (ID): LCol George Taylor Denison III Armoury (8250)
Location (ID): North End (8252)
Serial Number: 69209: “69209” stamped into rear tow lugs. “S69209” stamped into left and right of transmission cover and painted on aft hull sides.
Registration:
Name: “ARES” painted on forward hull sides.
Other Identification: “17107” stamped into right of transmission cover. “4839 521A”? stamped into centre of transmission cover. “W2627” and other numbers stamped into forward left hull side. “6180” cast into mantlet. Various numbers stamped into glacis. General Steel emblem cast into left turret side. “45” on blue/green square unit insignia painted on right of transmission cover and right hull rear. Canadian maple leaf marking painted on left of transmission cover and left hull rear. White diamond painted on turret sides.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: General Motors - Fisher Body Division, Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan, USA (Sole manufacturer early 1945)
2: LCol George Taylor Denison III Armoury, Downsview, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (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 Canada publication:

This Sherman is fitted with steel chevron track and is displayed on a concrete pad.


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

August 2008

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9373
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020290...
Views: 47
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Front view
2: Front view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9374
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020289...
Views: 52
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9375
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020310...
Views: 77
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9376
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020309...
Views: 23
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Left view
5: Left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9377
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020306...
Views: 48
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear left view
6: Rear left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9378
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020298...
Views: 63
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear view
7: Rear view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9379
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020297...
Views: 53
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Upper rear right view
8: Upper rear right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9380
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020295...
Views: 54
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear right view
9: Rear right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9381
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020294...
Views: 66
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Right view
10: Right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9382
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020292...
Views: 58
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front right view
11: Front right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9383
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020291...
Views: 53
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Turret close-up
12: Turret close-up

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9384
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020320...
Views: 48
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Turret close-up
13: Turret close-up

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9385
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020319...
Views: 13
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Turret close-up
14: Turret close-up

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9386
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020321...
Views: 20
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Engine compartment
15: Engine compartment

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9387
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020322...
Views: 48
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Glacis
16: Glacis

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9388
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020316...
Views: 45
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Close-up of serial number
17: Close-up of serial number

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9389
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020303...
Views: 41
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Close-up of serial number
18: Close-up of serial number

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9390
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020296...
Views: 14
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Close-up of serial number
19: Close-up of serial number

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9391
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020311...
Views: 16
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Markings on glacis
20: Markings on glacis

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9392
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020313...
Views: 41
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Markings on left hull side
21: Markings on left hull side

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9393
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020307...
Views: 48
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Overview
22: Overview

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9394
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020324...
Views: 42
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Overview
23: Overview

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9395
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020323...
Views: 12
Select/Has Priority: 21/0