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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by Farrell Fox » Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:37 pm

Location: Saipan Northern Mariana Islands
Date: 1944, July 3
2nd Mar. Div.
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675 ... t-aid-tent

88682
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79370
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72006
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37211
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Location: Peleliu Palau Islands
Date: 1944, September 18
1st Mar. Div
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79433
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Location: Senaga Shima Japan
Date: 1945, June 29
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96625
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Location: Iwo Jima
Date: 1945, March 2
5th Mar. Div.
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79510
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Location: Iwo Jima
Date: 1945, March 4
5th Mar. Div.
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675 ... m_Corpsmen

86281
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Location: Saipan Northern Mariana Islands
Date: 1944, June 27
2nd Mar. Div.
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675 ... lance-jeep

79300
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Location: Korea
Date: 1951, March
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675 ... microphone

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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by Farrell Fox » Thu Feb 05, 2015 5:58 pm

Location: Las Vegas Nevada
Date: 1952, May 1
Atomic Testing
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675 ... atic-Rifle

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Location: Okinawa Ryukyu Islands
Date: 1945, April 6
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79547
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Location: Pearl Harbor Hawaii
Date: 1947
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675 ... g_baseball

USN 204203
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Location: Saipan Northern Mariana Islands
Date: 1944, July
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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

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Location: Saipan Northern Mariana Islands
Date: 1945
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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by Bill M » Mon Jun 01, 2015 3:45 am

Hello Tom,

two USMC ambulance conversions, USMC 72078 and USMC 46156 Guam 1944.

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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by ppinotti » Tue Oct 20, 2015 4:08 pm

Dear All,

I painted my GPW DOD 12/14/1943 in Navy color Non Specular Blue Gray, and the marking I am painting are from VPB-107 that operated in Natal NAS, northeast of Brasil during WW2 from 1942 till January 1945.

I would like your help to find a aproximated hood number to paint, this jeep do not served in this based, but it was very sucessfull sqaudron against Nazi submarines and the teachers of the Brazilian Air Force Patrol squadrons born during WW2.

Any tip will be appreciated.

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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by Tom Wolboldt » Tue Oct 20, 2015 6:59 pm

Hi Paulo,

Looks like something close to this number may be about right.

U.S.N. 156843---------------------43 GPW # 152215

to perhaps about U.S.N. 175000.
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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by ppinotti » Wed Oct 21, 2015 3:20 pm

Tom,

Thank you for the information. I forgot the serial number 165420 DOD 12/14/1943, may I use USN 175420, with the initial digits you suggested and the last digits of the serial number.

What do you think?

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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by Escort » Thu Oct 22, 2015 2:41 am

My thinking the correct number is: 75433 instead of 79433

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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by Tom Wolboldt » Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:12 am

Hi Paulo,

USN 175420 looks good to me. Great looking restoration!!!!!!
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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by ppinotti » Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:29 am

Tom,

Thank you, it was a long struggle to have the jeep in that conditions. But I have to thank two close friends here in Brasil they know almost everything about GPWs and MBs, and each one have a GPW with the best restorations I ever seen.

After I finished the marks painting I will put more pictures here.

Thanks again and best wishes


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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by Mightyoak » Mon Nov 16, 2015 8:27 pm

Friends,
I have posted under the MB GPW Technical knowledge base a very interesting Govt Sales document from 1953 listing many USN numbers and other interesting data for jeeps, GTBs etc..

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=265939
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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by ppinotti » Tue Feb 23, 2016 5:13 pm

Tom and Friends,

As promised some pictures from my jeep with the final markings and hood number suggested by you.

Best regards


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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by Farrell Fox » Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:10 pm

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U.S.M.C. 40542
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Re: Navy and USMC Registration Numbers

Post by Colin Jansen » Sun Mar 20, 2016 12:13 am

Dont know if it helps or is of interest but when i bought my MB it came with a few navy grey parts including MB steering wheel and GPW hood on it, under the paint the original markings on that hood was USN 156029. I am building a GPW out of parts so will use this hood on it. Does anyone know what they number tells of the Navy GPW the hood came off.
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