M3A1 Light Tank

M3A1 Light Tank (HMGWH)

Location: Hagerstown, MD 21740 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 36.659', W 77° 42.645'

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Crew: 4 men - commander, loader, gunner, driver
Weight: 28,500 lbs.
Max Speed: 36 mph
Cruising Range: 70 miles (road) 135 miles (with drop tanks)
Weapons System: M6 37mm main gun
M1919A4 .30 caliber flexible on turret
M1919A4 .30 caliber coaxial with main gun
M1919A4 .30 caliber bow mounted
Engine: Continental W-670-9A - 7 cylinder - 4 cycle - 250 hp

These were used by light tank companies and mechanized cavalry squadrons. Some of these tanks are still in use by armies in South America. This particular tank, SN 1181 was built in mid 1942 by American Car and Foundry Company, WD USA 304067.
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 1:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 267287 N 4388092
Decimal Degrees39.61098333, -77.71075000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 36.659', W 77° 42.645'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 36' 39.54" N, 77° 42' 38.70" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 W Side Ave, Hagerstown MD 21740, US
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