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Armoured Autocar

 


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Canada
Service Dates: 1914-1918
Manufactured by: Autocar Company (USA)
Crew: 8
Armament:

1914: (2) .303 Colt Model 1895/14 Machine Guns; 1916 (2) .303 Vickers Water Cooled MG's;       Optional: (1) .303 Lewis Gun

Engine: 2-Cylinder Gasoline (Horizontally mounted)
Miscellaneous Info: The Armored Autocar was a private initiative by Raymond Marc Pierre Brutinel & Sir Clifford Sifton using funds raised by wealthy Canadian businessmen.  Eight (8) armored vehicles were built along with 12 support/ancillary vehicles; all finished in about 4 weeks.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Armored Autocar Photos Don Allen - Ottawa, Canada
Armored Autocar Photos Canadian Army via Dave Haugh - Content Editor
Armored Autocar Photos Dave Haugh

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
Armored Autocar Information and Photos Landships II
Armored Autocar Information and Photos The Royal Canadian Armoured Corps Association
Armored Autocar Information and Photos Steel Chariots.com

Printed

Reference Author
A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Armored Autocar in Canadian Service, The (Service Publications) Cameron Pulsifer
Early Armoured Cars (Shire Album #209) E. Bartholomew
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Autocar Canadian Machine Gun Carrier Model Kit (DBLS12) Den Bels Models 1/72 Resin.
Accessory/Detail Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
       

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider