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Staghound Mark 3

Armored Car


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: USA for Great Britain
First Produced/Service Dates: 1945
Manufactured by: Chevrolet Division of General Motors
Crew: 4
Armament: Main: 75mm Cannon; Co-Axial: 7.92mm Besa Machine Gun;  Bow: .30 cal. LMG
Engine: (2) 6 Cylinder Gasoline
Miscellaneous Info: This vehicle was fitted with turrets from obsolete British Crusader Cruiser Tanks.  Also, there was a very similar vehicle used in Lebanon called the "Staghound Crusader", which although having a similar turret as the Staghound 3, was different (despite the name).
Data Sheet Available:   Staghound Mark 3 Armored Car Data Sheet (by David Haugh)

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Staghound Mark 3 Photos David Haugh - Content Editor

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
"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
"Lonesome Staghound (and Other Tales)" Peter Brown

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
Staghound In Detail (Special Museum Line #46) by Wings and Wheels Publications Frantisek Koran & 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. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Staghound Mark 3 Model Kit (K066) Accurate Armour 1/35th Resin.
Staghound Mark 3 Model Kit (35021) Bronco Model 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic
Staghound Mark 3 Model Kit (ZB48001) Bronco Model 1/48 Injection Molded Plastic
Staghound Mark 3 Model Kit (with Metal Barrel by RB Model) (GAS50202) Gaso.Line 1/48 Resin with Metal Barrel
Staghound Mark 3 Model Kit (6478) Italeri 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic
Staghound "Crusader" Model Kit (MM-WW001 & WW002= with 2 kits) Model Miniature 1/72 Resin kit(s) in "Wargame Series" (easy to build with small number of parts)
Staghound AEC & Staghound "Crusader" Armored Car Model Kits (1 of each kit) (MM-W005) Model Miniature 1/72 Resin kit(s) in "Wargame Series" (easy to build with small number of parts)
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Staghound Stowage Set (A117) Accurate Armour 1/35th Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
Staghound Wheel Set with Chains(35040) Armorscale 1/35 Resin; For all Staghound Model Kits.
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.3 Detail Set (HLU35050) Hauler 1/35 Photo-Etched Brass.  For Bronco Models 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.
Staghound Stowage Set (LF1157) Legend Productions 1/35th Resin; For Bronco Models Kit.

Staghound Wheels (MM-R082) 

Model Miniature 1/72 Resin.
Staghound Replacement Wheels (RM558) Royal Model 1/35 Resin; "Regular" Tread Pattern. For all Bronco and Italeri Staghound Model Kits.

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
1/35 Staghound Mark 3 Armored Car Model Kit Photos (Bronco Models?) Don Allen - Ottawa, Canada
1/72 Staghound Mark Mark 3 Armored Car Model Kit (RPM kit with Airfix Crusader Turret) Ron Bell - Columbus, Ohio USA
1/35 Staghound Mark 3 Armored Car Model Kit Photos (Bronco Models) Frank Blanton - Richmond, Virginia USA