Friday, 24 July 2015

18 pdr Transporter 1922

This machine carried the 18 pdr inside the vehicle, rather than towing it like the later Dragons. The Vickers Armstrong captions state 80 HP Wolse;ey engine, 20 mph. !st machine builtat Sheffield. Weight 5 3/4 tons without gun and crew. Drg started Merch 1922. delivered to Farnborough end of November.

18 pdr Transporter Mk II was about 63 track. Mk III was 66. Hence the wide ramp on one side.

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