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Monday, February 13, 2012

King Armored Car Model 1915, USMC. Philadelphia, Summer 1916.

Armored Cars King tested by the US Marine Corps (USMC).  Philadelphia, Summer 1916.

In August 1916, the Marine Corps (USMC) tested loading-unloading and landing with two Armored Car King, in a motor boats of 40-feet long, equipped with ramps placed on the stern.

The photo shows the moment of the discharge,
by a crane port, of one of the King Armored Car, transported from a boat to one of the docks of the Advanced Base Force of the Navy in Philadelphia.


Coches Blindados King testados por el Cuerpo de Marines de los Estados Unidos. Filadelfia, verano de 1916.

En agosto de 1916, el Cuerpo de Marines (USMC) realizó pruebas de carga-descarga y desembarco con dos Coches Blindados King, en lanchas a motor de 40-pies de eslora, equipadas con rampas colocadas sobre la popa.

La fotografía recoge el momento de la descarga, por una grúa portuaria, de uno de los Coche Blindados King, transportado desde una lancha a uno de los muelles de la Base de la Fuerza Avanzada de la Marina en Filadelfia.

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