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T9 Armored Car


Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 1929
Manufactured by: Chassis: Plymouth Motor Corporation; Armored Body: US Quartermaster Corps
Crew: 3
Armament: (1) .30 Cal Machine Gun
Engine: 4-Cylinder Gasoline
Miscellaneous Info: Only one vehicle was produced using registration number USA W1307.  The vehicle were originally fitted with fenders, but later removed.  There is some information available stating that the T9 was created using the armored body of one of the T8 Armored Cars, but we are not sure if that is accurate.

Similar to the T6-4WD, T6, T7, T8 and T10 Armored Cars as they were all based on commercial truck chassis and armored by the US Quartermaster Corps, Holabird Depot, Maryland.
Data Sheet Available:   T9 Armored Car Data Sheet (by David Haugh)


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T9 Armored Car Photos David Haugh - Content Editor

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  "The US Army T6, T7, T8, T9 & T10 Armored Cars of the 1920's & 1930's: How Do you tell them Apart?" (WarWheels Article) Dave Haugh - Content Editor


Reference Author
Armored Car- A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles R.J. Hunnicutt
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow and Robert J. Icks
"Quartermaster Corps Armored Car Development" (March 2000 Issue of the Journal of Military Ordnance) Raymond Surlemont
Searching for Perfection: An Encyclopedia of U.S. Army T-Series Vehicle Development (1925-1958)

Review by Peter Brown via Missing-Lynx

David R. Haugh
U.S. Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #40 Robert J. Icks
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

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