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UNIQUE ID 2462: M4A2 (76) HVSS SHERMAN TANK

LCol George Taylor Denison III Armoury, Downsview, Canada

(Location: South End)


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Unique ID: 2462
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): South End (8254)
Serial Number: 69036: “69036” stamped into left rear tow lug, though “69341” stamped into right rear tow lug. “S69036” painted on aft hull sides.
Registration:
Name: “ATHENE” painted on forward hull sides.
Other Identification: “W2482” stamped into forward left hull side. “2U0 825” stamped into mantlet. “?6180 \NRF/” cast into mantlet. Various numbers stamped into glacis and forward left and right hull sides. General Steel emblem cast into turret rear. “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 rubber chevron track and is displayed on a concrete pad. Its right-hand rear tow lug was broken off and has been replaced with one welded on from another tank (source: J. DeMarco), hence the apparent presence of two different serial numbers.


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

August 2008

Upper front right view
1: Upper front right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9396
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020334...
Views: 62
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9397
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020330...
Views: 50
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9398
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020329...
Views: 22
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Left view
4: Left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9399
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020328...
Views: 52
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Rear left view
5: Rear left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9400
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020327...
Views: 50
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Upper rear left view
6: Upper rear left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9401
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020339...
Views: 57
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear view
7: Rear view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9402
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020338...
Views: 56
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear right view
8: Rear right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9403
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020337...
Views: 59
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Right view
9: Right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9404
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020336...
Views: 102
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front right view
10: Front right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9405
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020333...
Views: 71
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front right view
11: Front right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9406
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020332...
Views: 20
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front view
12: Front view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9407
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020331...
Views: 50
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear left tow lug
13: Rear left tow lug

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9408
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020346...
Views: 51
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Serial number on rear left tow lug
14: Serial number on rear left tow lug

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9409
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020347...
Views: 197
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear right tow lug
15: Rear right tow lug

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9410
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020343...
Views: 45
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Serial number on rear right tow lug
16: Serial number on rear right tow lug

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9411
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020344...
Views: 45
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Serial number painted on rear right hull side
17: Serial number painted on rear right hull side

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9412
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020342...
Views: 47
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Markings on left hull side
18: Markings on left hull side

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9413
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020348...
Views: 321
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Name painted on right hull side
19: Name painted on right hull side

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9414
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020356...
Views: 48
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Turret close-up
20: Turret close-up

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9415
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020335...
Views: 54
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Turret close-up
21: Turret close-up

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9416
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020341...
Views: 20
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Engine compartment
22: Engine compartment

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9417
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020340...
Views: 42
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Glacis
23: Glacis

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9418
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020355...
Views: 46
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Close-up of mantlet
24: Close-up of mantlet

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9419
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020353...
Views: 40
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Overview
25: Overview

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9420
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020360...
Views: 38
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Overview
26: Overview

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9421
Added: 17 March 2014
Filename: P1020362...
Views: 16
Select/Has Priority: 21/0