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T17E1 Staghound Mark 1

Armored Car


Specifications

Country of Origin/Used by: USA for Great Britain
First Produced/Service Dates: 1942
Manufactured by: Chevrolet Division of General Motors
Crew: 5
Armament: Main: 37mm Cannon; Co-Axial: .30 cal Machine Gun.;  Bow (optional): .30 cal. MG;
Engine: (2) 6 Cylinder Gasoline
Miscellaneous Info: This vehicle was produced by the USA for the Great Britain during WW II and soldiered on long after the War.
Data Sheet Available:   Staghound Mark 1 Armored Car Data Sheet (by David Haugh)

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Staghound Mark 1 Photos (Tank Museum - Bovington) Ken Adolphe - Bristol, UK
Staghound Mark 1 Photos John Charvat - Yukon, Oklahoma USA
Staghound Mark 1 Detail Photos Martin Dogger - Nijverdal, Netherlands
  Staghound Mark 1 Photos (Taken at Samur) Jacques Dujardin - France
    Staghound Mark 1 Photos (Taken at the War & Peace Show - 2010) Clive Elliott - Salisbury, UK
Staghound Mark 1 Photo (Taken at the Armoured Corps Museum at Latrun) Robert Goldman - Kfar Saba, Israel
Staghound Mark 1 Photos David Haugh - Content Editor
Staghound Mark 1 Line Drawings/Diagrams David Haugh
Staghound Mark 1 Photos - (Taken at the Musee' des Blindes - Saumur, France) Christophe Jacquemont - France
Staghound Mark 1 Photos (Taken at The Tank Museum at Bovington) Patrick Keenan - Editor
Staghound Mark 1 Photos (Taken at the Australian Armour & Artillery Museum - Cairns) Mckenna35 - Fort Collins, Colorado USA
Staghound Mark 1 Detail Photos (Taken at The Tank Museum at Bovington) Alan McNeilly - England
Staghound 1 Armored Car Photos (Taken at the Army Museum Bandiana - Australia) Ley Reynolds (Platypus Publications) - Australia
Staghound Mark 1 Detail Photos (Taken at 2007 War & Peace Show - Beltring, UK) Ian Sadler - UK
Staghound Mark 1 Photos (Belgian Marked) William Testaert - Brussels, Belgium
Staghound Mark 1 Photos (The Tank Museum at Bovington) Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK
Staghound Mark 1 Photos (Taken at the Musee' des Blindes - Saumur, France) Dennis Trowbridge
  Staghound "Bantu" Mine Detector Photo Imperial War Museum

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
XII Manitoba Dragoons - Restored Staghound Mark I (Parts I-III) Marco Hogenkamp via XII Manitoba Dragoons Website
"British Armored Cars in Europe- 1944-1945" By Peter Brown Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #35)
"British Armored Car Production Figures - 1945" By Peter Brown
"(British) Vehicle Cencus In Germany - 1945" By Peter Brown
"The First Belgian Armored Car Squadron of WW II (Part 1): Belgian Armored Cars in Great Britain"  By Raymond Surlemont Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #16)
"The First Belgian Armored Car Squadron of WW II (Part 2): Belgian Armored Cars in Great Britain"  By Raymond Surlemont Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #17)
"Lonesome Staghound (and Other Tales)" Peter Brown
Staghound Mark 1 Armoured Car Information & Photos The Shopland Collection Website

Printed

Reference Author
American Armored Fighting Vehicles - World War Two AFV Plans George Bradford
A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Armored Car- A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles R.J. Hunnicutt
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
Samochod Pancerny Staghound Janusz Magnuski (Polish Text)

"Staghound" (July 2014 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

Ian Young
Staghound (Model Detail Photo Monograph #29) Rossagraph
Staghound, The : A Visual History of the T17E Series of Armored Cars in Allied Service: 1940-45" By David Doyle (Ampersand Publishing)
"Staghound Armored Car 194262" (New Vanguard 159) Steve Zaloga (Osprey Publishing)
"Staghound Armoured Cars: Profile of a Long-Lived Family of Chevrolet-Built Wheeled AFV's" Wheels & Tracks: The International Review of Military Vehicles - Issue #32
"Staghound In Canadian Service, The" by Service Publications Roger Lucy
The Staghound T17E1 In Detail (In Detail Special No. 9) (Wings and Wheels Publications) Frantisek Koran, Jan-Willem de Boer, Luc Snyders & Martin Velek
T17E1 Staghound Vehicle Technical Manual (TM 9-741) CD-ROM

Review by Patrick Keenan

Easy One Productions
U.S. Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #40 Robert J. Icks
U.S. Armoured Car Staghound (Armor Photo History #1) PROGRES Model Centrum
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
T17E1 Staghound Mark 1 Model Kit (K064) Accurate Armour 1/35th Resin
T17 Staghound Kit ADV/Azimut 1/35 Resin
T17E1 Staghound Mk 1 (35011) Bronco Models 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
T17E1 Staghound Mk 1 with 60lb Rockets and Launch Rails (35017) Bronco Models 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic
T17E1 Staghound Mk. 1 Armoured Car (Late Production) with 12 Foot Assault Bridge Model Kit (CB35115) Bronco Model 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic
T17E1 Staghound Mk 1 with 60lb Rockets and Launch Rails  (48003) Bronco Model 1/48 Injection Molded Plastic
T17E1 Staghound Mk 1 (6459) and (6552) Italeri 1/35 Multi-Media Kit. Kit #6552 re-released kit, reportedly with no changes from first release, #6459.
T17E1 Staghound Mk 1 (89770) Tamiya 1/35 Re- boxed Italeri Kit. Multi-Media Kit.
T17E1 Staghound Mark 1 Kit Gaso.Line 1/50  
T17E1 Staghound Mark 1 Kit (72308) RPM 1/72  
T17E1 Staghound Mark 1 Kit (72309) RPM 1/72  
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Staghound Stowage Set (A117) Accurate Armour 1/35th Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
New Zealand Staghound Mk 1 Armoured Car Accessory Set (ACM35008) AC Models 1/35 Resin; Also includes Crew Figures.
New Zealand Staghound Mk 1 Armoured Car Decals "Bambino" (AR35279) Archer Fine Transfers 1/35 Decals.
Staghound Wheel Set with Chains(35040) Armorscale 1/35 Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
New Zealand Armour In Italy Decals (35060) Bison Decals 1/35 Decals with Staghound Marking Option.
Staghound Armoured Car Decals (35063) Bison Decals 1/35 Decals.
Staghound Accessory Set (T35007) Black Dog 1/35 Resin
Staghound Snow Chained Wheel Set (T35008) Black Dog 1/35 Resin
Staghound "Big" Accessory Set (T35006) Black Dog 1/35 Resin. Includes T35007 & T35008
Staghound Stowage Set (BL35124K) Blast Models 1/35th Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Armored Car Mirrors (M357147) Echelon Fine Details 1/35 For Bronco Model Kits
Staghound Mk 1 Detail Set (P36024) Eduard 1/35 For Italeri/Tamiya Re-box.
T17E1 Staghound Mk 1 Detail Set (HLU35054) Hauler 1/35 Photo Etch Brass; For the Bronco Model Kit.
T17E1 Staghound Mk 1 with 60LB Rocket Launcher Detail Set (HLU35056) Hauler 1/35 Photo Etch Brass; For the Bronco Model Kit.
T17E1 Staghound Mk 1 with 60LB Rocket Launcher Detail Set (HLX48323) Hauler 1/48 Photo Etch Brass; For the Bronco Model Kit.
Staghound Cross Country Wheel Set (HSR35060) Hussar Productions 1/35 Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Highway Wheel Set (HSR35143) Hussar Productions 1/35 Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
37mm M6 Gun Barrel Jordi Rubio Accessories 1/35 Turned Aluminum
Staghound Stowage Set (LF1157) Legend Productions 1/35th Resin; For Bronco Models Kit.
Staghound 1 Replacement Turret (MT72081) ModellTrans Modellbau 1/72 Resin.  Also includes one figure

Staghound Wheels (MM-R082) 

Model Miniature 1/72 Resin.
M6 37mm Gun Barrel (G35-040) Orange Hobby 1/35 Brass
Staghound Wheel Set (RE35-006) Panzer Art 1/35 Resin. For all Bronco and Italeri Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Mark 1 Turret with "Hessian Net" (RE35-220) Panzer Art 1/35 Resin.
Staghound Steerable Front Suspension Set (35.2301) Resicast 1/35 For For Italeri/Tamiya Re-box.
Staghound Steerable Front Suspension Set (35.2302) Resicast 1/35 For Bronco Models Kit.
Staghound Stowage Set #11 (35.2300) Resicast 1/35 Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Replacement Wheels (RM558) Royal Model 1/35 Resin; "Regular" Tread Pattern. For all Bronco and Italeri Staghound Model Kits.

"7th Armoured Division Desert Rats in NW Europe" (35-892)

Star-Decal

1/35

Decals; Includes Markings for the Humber Scout Car and Staghound Mark 1 Armored Car.

"British Armoured Cars" (35-C1151)

Star-Decal

1/35

Decals; Includes Markings for the Staghound Mark 1 Armored Car and Humber and M3A1 Scout Cars.

"British Scout & Recce Units in NWE 1944-45" (35-891)

Star-Decal

1/35

Decals; Includes Markings for the M3A1 Scout Car, Staghound Mark 1 Armored Car & Dingo Mark 2 Scout Car.

"Staghounds In Polish Service Vol. 1" Decals (35D31) Toro Model 1/35 Decal Set.
"Staghounds In Polish Service Vol. 2" Decals (35D34) Toro Model 1/35 Decal Set.
"Staghounds In Polish Service Vol.1" Decals (72D21) Toro Model 1/72 Decal Set.
Staghound 1 Photo Etched Detail Set (PE35163) Voyager Model 1/35 For Bronco Kit.
Staghound Mk 1 Detail Set (35250) Voyager Model 1/35 For Italeri/Tamiya Re-box.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Staghound 1 Armored Car Model Kit Photos (1/35 Bronco Models Kit) Steve Allen - Monticello, Iowa USA
Staghound Mark 1 Armored Car Model Kit Photos Erik Johansen - Southshields, UK/ Patrick Keenan - Editor
Staghound 1 Armored Car Model Kit Photos (1/35 Italeri Kit) Dave Williams - England
Staghound 1 Armored Car Model Kit Photos (1/35 Italeri Kit) Mike Winters - IPMS/USA Santa Rosa (California)
Lebanese Staghound Mark 1 Model Photos (1/35 Bronco Models Kit) Mark Armstrong (La Crescenta, CA USA)