ROB'S PANTHER PAGE THREE


An IR Panther Ausf G. Photos courtesy of Georg Stark


INFORMATION ON THE PANZERKAMPFWAGEN PANTHER AUSFUEHRUNG G

Type: Heavy Tank . Other Designations: Panther (Ausf G), SdKfz 171 . Originating Nation: Germany

Manufacturers: MASCHINENFABRIK-AUGSBURG-NUERNBERG AG, DAIMLER-BENZ, MASCHINENFABRIK NIEDERSACHSEN HANNOVER

The following Statistics are for the Panther Ausf. "G"

CREWfive5
TURRET CREWthree3
WEIGHT45500 KGS100309 LBS or 44.8 TONs
GROUND PRESSURE0.880 kgs/cm212.5 psi
VEHICLE LENGTH6880 mm271 in
OVERALL LENGTH8860 mm349 in
WHEELBASE2620 mm103 in
WIDTH3400 mm134 in
TRACK WIDTH650 mm25.6 in
HEIGHT2980 mm117 in
GROUND CLEARANCE560 mm22.0 in
GASOLINE CAPACITY730 litres193 US gal. or 160 Imp. gal.
ROAD SPEED46 Kmph29 mph
ROAD RANGE200 km124 miles
CROSS COUNTRY SPEED24 kmph15 mph
CROSS COUNTRY RANGE177 km110 miles

ENGINE:Maybach HL230P30 V-12 gasoline (petrol) fueled liquid-cooled 23095-cc 700 bhp @3000 rpm

ARMAMENT:MOUNTED on/atTRAVERSEELEVATIONAMMUNITION
7.5 cm KwK 42 L/70 TGTurret360 deg-8 deg to 18 deg 82 rounds
7.92 mm MG 34coaxial360 deg-8 deg to 18 deg2400 rounds
7.92 mm MG 34hull10 deg-10 deg to 15 deg2400 rounds

ARMOUR:(mm/angle)FRONTSIDESREARTOP / BOTTOM
Turret:100 mm/12 deg45 mm/25 deg45 mm/25 deg 16 mm/84 deg 90 deg
Upper Hull:80 mm/55 deg50 mm/30 deg40 mm/30 deg 16 mm / 90 deg
Lower Hull:60 mm/55 deg40 mm / 0 deg40 mm/30 deg 30 mm/90 deg
Mantlet:100 mm/round

PANTHER-Ausf G T-34/76 T-34/85
CREW 5 4 5
ENG POWER 515 kW 336 kW 373 kW
COMBAT WEIGHT 45 500 kg 26 000 kg 32 000 kg
MAX SPEED 46 km/h 55 km/h 55 km/h
LENGTH 8.86 m 5.92 m 8.15 m
WIDTH 3.4 m 3.0 m 3.0 m
MAIN GUN 75 mm 76.2 mm 85 mm
HEIGHT 2.98 m 2.45 m 2.60 m
ARMOUR 30 mm to 110 mm 15 mm to 45 mm 20 mm to 90 mm
PRODUCTION 6,283 35,120 19,430


SOME INTERESTING PHOTOS OF PANTHER 211 AT THE MILITARY CARROUSEL, SAUMUR FRANCE, JULY 2001

EARLY PHOTOS OF PANTHER 211 BEFORE THE PRESENT CAMOUFLAGE FINISH WAS APPLIED


THE FOLLOWING PHOTOS OF A BEFEHLS PANTHER (COMMAND)TANK AND ITS MOTORS WERE TAKEN AT THE PANZER MUSEUM IN MUNSTER, GERMANY. A MUST PLACE TO VISIT IF EVER IN GERMANY.


THE FOLLOWING IMAGES ARE FROM THE PANTHER AUSF G UNDER RESTORATION IN OVERLOON, THE NETHERLANDS


The Latest Panther Which Never saw Action


A Schmalturm Turret in the Bovington Tank Museum used for target practice after the war


A Panther II on Display at The Fort Knox Museum. Courtesy of Dave Shultz



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Rob White

MY PANTHER SITE IS DEDICATED TO MY DAUGHTER LAURA WHO PASSED AWAY SUDDENLY ON JULY 12, 2002. MAY SHE REST IN PEACE. LAURA WAS ALWAYS KEENLY INTERESTED IN MY FONDEST OF MILITARY HISTORY.

LAURA JANE WHITE - Sunday, January 20, 1987 - Friday, July 12, 2002

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