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Staghound Mark 3

Armored Car

 


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: USA for UK
First Produced/Service Dates: 1945
Manufactured by: Hull/Chassis: Chevrolet
Crew: 4
Armament: Main:75mm Cannon; Co-Axial: 7.92mm Besa;  Bow: .30 cal.;
Engine: (6) Cylinder
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
Staghound Website and Register Vehicle 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"

Review by Patrick Keenan at the Armor Modeling and Preservation Society's (AMPS) Website.

By David Doyle (Ampersand Publishing)
"Staghound Armored Car 194262" (New Vanguard 159)
See Patrick Keenan's Review at the Armor Modeling and Preservation Society's Website.
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 III Model Kit (K066) Accurate Armour 1/35th Resin.
Staghound III Model Kit (35021)

Review by Frank Blanton at the AMPS Website

Bronco Model 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic
Staghound III Model Kit (ZB48001) Bronco Model 1/48 Injection Molded Plastic
Staghound III Model Kit (with Metal Barrel by RB Model) (GAS50202) Gaso.Line 1/48 Resin with Metal Barrel
Staghound III 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)
       
Accessory/Detail 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.III Detail Set (HLU35050) Hauler 1/35 Photo-Etched Brass.  For Bronco Models Kit
Staghound Replacement Wheel Set (HSR35060) 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 III Armored Car Model Kit Photos (Bronco Models?) Don Allen - Ottawa, Canada
1/72 Staghound Mark III Armored Car Model Kit (RPM kit with Airfix Crusader Turret) Ron Bell - Columbus, Ohio USA
1/35 Staghound III Armored Car Model Kit Photos (Bronco Models) Frank Blanton - Richmond, Virginia USA