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Marmon-Herrington

Armored Reconnaissance Car Mark 6


Specifications

Country of Origin/Used by: Union of South Africa
First Produced/Service Dates: 1942
Manufactured by: Marmon-Herrington
Crew:   
Armament: Turret: 2 pdr or 6 pdr Cannon; Co-Axial: .30 Browning Machine Gun; AA Defense: Twin .30 Browning MG's (As pictured Above in the 1st Production Vehicle).
Engine: (2) Ford-Mercury 8 Cylinder
Miscellaneous: Only two prototype vehicles were built. The second prototype vehicle had a 6 pdr Cannon and 7.92mm Besa machine gun in the Turret and a single .50 Browning HMG for AA defense.
Data Sheet Available:   Marmon-Herrington Mark VI Data Sheet (by David Haugh)

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Marmon-Herrington Armoured Reconnaissance Car Mark 6 (6 Pounder) Photos (Taken at the National Museum of Military History  - South Africa) Karl Furrutter - South Africa
Marmon-Herrington Armoured Reconnaissance Car Mark 6 (2 Pounder) Photos (Taken at the Tank Museum - Bovington, UK) Dennis Trowbridge - Bristol, UK
Marmon-Herrington Armoured Recon Car Mark 6 (6 Pounder) Photos (Taken at the National Museum of Military History - South Africa) Marius van Aardt - South Africa

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
"A Brief History of the Marmon Herrington Range of Armoured Cars" Karl Furrutter - South Africa
Line Drawings of the Marmon-Herrington ARC Mark VI by Mick Bell via The Miniature Armoured Fighting Vehicle Association

Printed

Reference Author
Armoured Cars (Marmon-Herrington, Alvis-Straussler, Light Reconnaissance) - AFV Weapons Profile #30 B.T. White
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow & Robert J. Icks
Marmon Herrington: History of the South African Reconnaissance Car (ACG Special #1) (Model Centrum/PROGRES) William Marshall
"South African Eight-Wheelers: The Experimental MK V and MK VI Armoured Cars of WW II" Wheels & Tracks: The International Review of Military Vehicles - Issue #14

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