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Tanks in Town, Mesvin, Belgium

(Location: Tank Deployment Area)

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Sample Photo from Tank with UniqueID 1801

Unique ID: 1801
Added to Database: 20 August 2011
Last Edited: 12 October 2011
Type (ID): M3 Stuart (1030)
Model (ID): M3A1 Stuart (1034)
Location Category (ID): Tanks in Town (10650)
Location (ID): Tank Deployment Area (10650)
Serial Number:
Registration: EB11547 (Brazilian): “EB11547” painted on hull sides.
Other Identification:
Collection Reference:
Links: Mesvin -
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: American Car and Foundry Company, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA (Sole manufacturer June 1942-early 1943)
2: Barcelos Collection, Itupeva, São Paulo State, Brazil (From 1990 until 2001)
3: Barcelos Collection, Bragança Paulista, São Paulo State, Brazil (Until October 2008)
4: Antwerp Docks, Belgium (Staging point October 2008)
5: Tilbury Docks – London, England (Staging point October 2008)
6: RR Motor Services, Ashford, Kent, South East England, Britain (Until 2009 – Reg EB11547)
7: Tanks in Town, Mesvin, Mons, Hainaut Province, Belgium (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 Belgium publication:

This M3A1 was one of the batch of Stuarts imported from Brazil by RR Motor Services in October 2008. It took part in the Tanks in Town event in Mons, Belgium, 29-30 August 2009. It is believed to be owned by a member of the Belgium Military Vehicle Trust (BMVT) but its current status and location are unknown.

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August 2009

Stuart at Mesvin, photo by BMVT via
1: Stuart at Mesvin, photo by BMVT via

Taken: 29 August 2009
Contributor: CRFU
Photo ID: 5490
Added: 21 August 2011
Filename: AHdFdans...
Views: 163
Select/Has Priority: 21/0



October 2008

Vehicle at right, rear left view
2: Vehicle at right, rear left view

Taken: October 2008
Contributor: J. Blackman/Military Vehicle Photos
Photo ID: 5481
Added: 20 August 2011
Filename: j_M3Stua...
Views: 201
Select/Has Priority: 21/0