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USA (NOW V3.0!), Canada, France and Belgium AFV Registers
The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
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vagabond
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 01, 2012 11:49 pm
Post subject: Re: USA (NOW V3.0!), Canada, France and Belgium AFV Register

Neil -

While in OK, we looked for the M60A1/A3 listed as located at:

BROKEN ARROW
Oklahoma Army National Guard Armory/Naval & Marine Corps Reserve Center, 1101 N 6th St

The facility looks as if it has been closed and turned over to the town of Broken Arrow, OK. The tank is no longer at this location - see photo below.

As%20a%20point%20of%20interest,%20this%20photo%20shows%20the%20satellite%20image%20from%20Google%20Maps%20that%20appeared%20on%20my%20computer.%20Clearly%20no%20tank. BUT%20-%20the%20two%20photos%20below%20are%20from%20my%20cell%20phone%20app%20accessing%20Google%20Maps%20satellite%20images%20and%20they%20show%20the%20tank! Apparently,%20the%20regular%20version%20and%20the%20mobile%20version%20of%20Google%20draw%20their%20satellite%20images%20from%20different%20sources%20-%20in%20this%20case%20the%20mobile%20images%20are%20older%20and%20out%20of%20date. Good%20to%20know%20if%20one%20is%20relying%20on%20these%20sources%20to%20verify%20AFV%20locations!! Anyway,%20while%20traveling%20to%20Muskogee%20to%20see%20the%20USS%20Batfish%20Memorial,%20we%20drove%20by%20what%20looks%20like%20a%20brand%20new%20Army%20Reserve%20facility%20in%20Broken%20Arrow,%20OK%20that%20had%20an%20M60%20out%20front.%20I%20shot%20this%20very%20bad%20photo%20while%20we%20drove%20by. It%20looks%20as%20though%20the%20M60%20missing%20from%20the%20closed%20facility%20has%20been%20relocated%20to%20the%20new%20facility,%20but%20we%20couldn't%20access%20the%20new%20facility%20to%20verify. Lastly,%20here%20is%20an%20image%20from%20Google%20maps%20showing%20the%20new%20facility%20in%20Broken%20Arrow.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 28, 2012 10:04 pm
Post subject: Re: USA (NOW V3.0!), Canada, France and Belgium AFV Registers

Neil -

We stopped by the American Legion Post 185 in Feeding Hills, MA and can confirm the SN of the M60A3 there as SN4067A.

Will post photos when I can.

Cheers,
VB
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:17 pm
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Stopped by the Camp Atterbury Veterans Memorial, and despite my fears was not dogpiled by bored MP's for photographing the old stuff!

Got serials for 2 M47 Pattons, one looks like 106, the other 2396. I'll post the photos later tomorrow. Couldn't get anything off the M42 Duster, M110A2, or the M41 Walker Bulldog-too much paint, and I wasn't quite sure where to look on the M4A1E8's.

Also confirmed the M4A3 in Brookville, IN; I couldn't get a legible serial, but it is at the location TACOM specifies, and according to the post commander it's been there since the 1950's.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:21 pm
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- vagabond
Neil -

While in OK, we looked for the M60A1/A3 listed as located at:

BROKEN ARROW
Oklahoma Army National Guard Armory/Naval & Marine Corps Reserve Center, 1101 N 6th St

The facility looks as if it has been closed and turned over to the town of Broken Arrow, OK. The tank is no longer at this location - see photo below.

As%20a%20point%20of%20interest,%20this%20photo%20shows%20the%20satellite%20image%20from%20Google%20Maps%20that%20appeared%20on%20my%20computer.%20Clearly%20no%20tank. BUT%20-%20the%20two%20photos%20below%20are%20from%20my%20cell%20phone%20app%20accessing%20Google%20Maps%20satellite%20images%20and%20they%20show%20the%20tank! Apparently,%20the%20regular%20version%20and%20the%20mobile%20version%20of%20Google%20draw%20their%20satellite%20images%20from%20different%20sources%20-%20in%20this%20case%20the%20mobile%20images%20are%20older%20and%20out%20of%20date. Good%20to%20know%20if%20one%20is%20relying%20on%20these%20sources%20to%20verify%20AFV%20locations!! Anyway,%20while%20traveling%20to%20Muskogee%20to%20see%20the%20USS%20Batfish%20Memorial,%20we%20drove%20by%20what%20looks%20like%20a%20brand%20new%20Army%20Reserve%20facility%20in%20Broken%20Arrow,%20OK%20that%20had%20an%20M60%20out%20front.%20I%20shot%20this%20very%20bad%20photo%20while%20we%20drove%20by. It%20looks%20as%20though%20the%20M60%20missing%20from%20the%20closed%20facility%20has%20been%20relocated%20to%20the%20new%20facility,%20but%20we%20couldn't%20access%20the%20new%20facility%20to%20verify. Lastly,%20here%20is%20an%20image%20from%20Google%20maps%20showing%20the%20new%20facility%20in%20Broken%20Arrow.


The latest satellite photos on Google Earth showing the tank there are circa 6/8/2011, so it must have been moved some time after that date.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:38 pm
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What is the current link for the list?
I tried some of the ones in this thread and they all seem broken?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:26 pm
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- ChrisC
I tried some of the ones in this thread and they all seem broken?

The same for me, however the link isn't broken, I just get access denied.

Michel
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:47 pm
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Sorry about the ftp download link problems - they should work now.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:23 pm
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Where is now the M50 Super Sherman ?

Last I heard the Strathcona Restoration Troop has it and are putting a 75mm turret on it Rolling Eyes . Recceboy knows more details.

Jim
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 2:26 pm
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Hi Neil -

Bunch of update stuff for the registry:


Plainfield, CT - M5
Plainfield Vets Park
Intersection of Payson St & Community Ave
N 41°40'41.03"
W 71°55'3.20"

Plainfield, CT - VFW Post 5446 - M1A2 155mm - for Artillery fans
N41°40'54.52"
W 71°55'8.00"

Moosup, CT - M60A3 SN3801A RN09A08171
121 Main St, Moosup, CT 06354-1222
N41°42'57.26" W71°52'47.71"

Johnston, RI M60A3 SN3785A RN9B7003
N41°49'35.67" W71°30'20.08"

Fort Dix
Soccer Field Behind Museum - off Doughboy Loop N of 16th W
M60A3 - left as facing from field - SN 2902A RN JJO4XV
M60A3 - right as facing from field - SN 2935A

General Circle - Fort Dix Rd & Pemberton Wrightstown Rd
M113 - SN C3250
M60A3 - SN 4045M RN JJO1RP

Technology Drive & Admin St
M1 SN0518
M60A3 - SN 2858A RN JJO4WB

Dix-McGuire Circle - Pemberton Wrightstown Rd & Texas Ave
T-72M SN08JM1R825A - will ask Lesley to verify once photos posted

Will post photos of these locations as soon as I can.

Cheers,
VB
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2012 12:57 pm
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Thanks for the serial of the T-72, it is a Polish built tank.

Regards,
Lesley
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:30 am
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- junglejim65
Where is now the M50 Super Sherman ?

Last I heard the Strathcona Restoration Troop has it and are putting a 75mm turret on it Rolling Eyes . Recceboy knows more details.

Jim



well, if it is true, I think that it is ridiculous. Why putting apart an original M50 Super Sherman to try to convert it into an M4A4 that will not look original anyway !!

That reminds me the rare Firefly that was converted back to 75mm Sherman, would have been better to exchange it for an original 75mm tank and to preserve it as a Firefly :


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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2012 5:40 pm
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Found this in my occasional Google Maps travels:

M60? Hugoton, KS 37.181057,-101.346267
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 7:46 pm
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Another lucky find, this time Barboursville, West Virginia, at a Veterans Home. It's hard to tell at this size, but my best guess is either M41 Walker Bulldog or maybe M47 Patton? The former might fit given that WVa seems to have a lot of M41's. Date of satellite imagery is 4/13/2011, so it's almost certainly still there; I've got a trip planned this fall that will include this one, unless VB beats me to her Smile

38.410713,-82.29518
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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2012 11:41 am
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in the USA AFVs register :

MOUNT ANGEL
Private Owner
M4A1 Sherman USA std “Becky”

This should be an M4A1 Grizzly, here is a photo of this tank :


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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2012 12:27 am
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a wreck of Marmon-Herrington Armoured Car Mk III ?

www.saforums.co.za/rlt...pic=4208.0
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