Tabulated Data - M37 HMC


Production

     Cadillac     -     0000

     Massey - Harris     -     0000

     Total Production     -     316   (original order was for 448)

     Cost Per Vehicle     -     $



Power train

  • 2 each   -   Cadillac Series 44T24, 8 cylinder, water cooled, flat head V8's, with 346 cubic inches per engine   (Similar but not the same as the Stuart M5 Series tanks)
  • 2 each   -   Hydromatic Transmissions   (Similar but not the same as the Stuart M5 Series tanks)
  • 24V electrical system


Performance

  • 35 Miles Per Hour Top Speed
  • ​25 Miles Per Hour Cruising Speed
  • Cruising Range - 100 Miles
  • Turning Circle - 46 Feet
  • Grade Ascending Ability (max) - 60 Percent
  • Fording Depth Max - 48 Inches
  • Width of Ditch Vehicle Will Cross (max) - 8 Feet
  • Vertical Obstacle Vehicle Will Climb - 3 Feet

     


Communication

October 1947

  • 3 - RC99



Armament

  • 1 - 105mm  Main Gun
  • 1 - .50 caliber M2 Heavy Barell Machine Gun
  • 5 - Gun, Submachine, caliber .45, M3 (Grease Gun)
  •                                    OR
  • 4 - Gun, Submachine, caliber .45, M3 (Grease Gun) & 1 Carbine, caliber .30, M1
  • 8 - Hand grenades



Ammunition

  • 105mm - 126 Rounds 
  • .50 Cal. - 990 Rounds.30 Cal. - ??? Rounds
  • .45 Cal. - 750 Rounds



Specifications

  • Length:  Feet,  216  Inches
  • Width:  Feet, 118  Inches
  • Height:  Feet,  112  Inches
  • Weight, Gross: 46,000 Lbs
  • Ground Clearance: 1 Foot, 6 Inches
  • Crew: 7   As of April 1945 -   Chief of Section, Driver, Gunner Corporal, Cannoneer #1, #2, #3, #4
  • Crew: 8   As of Oct 1952  -   Chief of Section, Driver, Gunner Corporal, Cannoneer #1, #2, #3, #4, #5




Sighting & Fire Control Equipment


The date in ( ) is the date of the manual that refers to said piece of equipment. Some items never changed some evolved during the service life of the vehicle

  • Mount, Telescope, M76   (1950)
  • Mount, Telescope, M77   (1950)
  • Periscope, M13   (1950)
  • Periscope, M6   (1950)
  • Quadrant, Elevation, M12   (1950)
  • Setter, Fuze, M22 or M26   (1950)
  • Setter, Fuze, M14 wrench, or M27   (1950)
  • Sight, Bore, Complete, 15-2A-11  (1950)
  • Telescope, M76G   (1950)
  • Telescope, Panoramic, M12 or M12A2   (1950)
  • Binocular, M17   (1950)
  • Circle, Aiming, M1   (1950)
  • Compass, M2   (1950)
  • Finder, Range, M7 With Equipment   (1950)
  • Light, Aiming, post, M1 one red one green filter   (1950)
  • Post, Aiming, M1 Set   (1950)
  • Quadrant, gunners, M1   (1950)
  • Table, Graphical, Firing, M39 or M23   (1950)
  • Table, Firing, 105-H-3   (1950)
  • Thermometer, Powder Temperature, M1   (1950)
  • Telescope, Battery Commanders, M65   (1950)
  • Telescope, Observation, M48 or M49   (1950)
  • Watch, Pocket   (1950)
  • Watch, Wrist   (1950)



Tools & Equipment


  • Brush, Bore, 105mm, M12   -   B168009   (1950)
  • Cover, Bore Brush, M515   -   C83757, 5583757   (1950)
  • Cover, Gun Book, M539   -   7228906   (1950)
  • Form, Govt., Army, artillery gun book, 00 No. 5825 blank   -   28-F-67990   (1950)
  • Manual, Technical, TM 9-324   (1950)
  • Rammer, cleaning and unloading, M5   -   C91873, 5591873   (1950)
  • Rammer, unloading, M2   -   D39461, 6539461   (1950)
  • Roll, spare parts, canvas, empty, size 12 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches   -   7124170
  • Sight, bore, breech   -   41-S-3639   (1950)
  • Sight, bore, muzzle   -   41-S-3645-350   (1950)
  • Staff-Section, end - 55 7/8 inches long   -   B197239, 6197239 or
  • Staff-Section, end - 61 3/8 inches long   -   B197241, 6197241
  • Staff-Section, intermediate - 48 1/4 inches long   -   B197240, 6197240 or
  • Staff-Section, intermediate - 51 15/16 inches long   -   B197242, 6197242
  • Tool, Ramming, and Extracting   -   41-T3308-75, D7231655
  • Wrench, fuze, M7A1, carb-S   -   41-W-1596-50, B171669 or
  • Wrench, fuze, M18   -   41-W-1496-135, C7231161
  • Wrench, fuze, M16   -   41-W-1496-115, B7230851


ModelRegistration NumberSerial No.LocationUnit MarkingsMisc Info
M37USA 40197968
Stateside Training???   -   ???
M37USA 40197993
Aberdeen P.G.???   -   ???Has been moved
M37USA 40198011
Florida - Museum???   -   ???Institute of Military Technology
M37USA 40198017
Stateside Training???   -   ???"ALT"
M37USA 40198022

508F   -   B-8
M37USA 40198037
Virginia - Museum???   -   ???American Armor Foundation
M37USA 40198069
???276 AFA   -   C-49Ex Littlefield
M37USA 40198083
LA California
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