The American Automobile Industry in World War Two
An American Auto Industry Heritage Tribute
By David D Jackson


Overview      The U.S. Auto Industry at the Normandy Invasion, June 6, 1944    The U.S. Auto Industry and the B-29 Bomber   U.S. Auto Industry Army-Navy "E" Award Winners   The Complete listing of All Army-Navy "E" Award Winners   Sherman Tanks of the American Auto Industry   Tank Destroyers of the American Auto Industry    M26 Pershing Tanks of the American Auto Industry   Serial Numbers for WWII Tanks built by the American Auto Industry

    Automobile Manufacturers:  American Bantam Car Company   Checker   Chrysler   Crosley   Ford   General Motors   Graham-Paige   Hudson
   Nash-Kelvinator   Packard      Studebaker    Willys-Overland

General Motors Divisions
(Undergoing development) Aeroproducts   Brown-Lipe-Chapin   Buick   Cadillac   Chevrolet   Cleveland Diesel   Delco Appliance   Delco Products   Delco Radio   Delco-Remy   Detroit Diesel   Detroit Transmission   Electro-Motive   Fisher Body   Frigidaire   GM Proving Grounds   GM of Canada   GMC   GMI   Guide Lamp   Harrison Radiator   Hyatt Bearings   Inland   Moraine Products   New Departure   Oldsmobile   Packard Electric   Pontiac   Saginaw Malleable Iron   Saginaw Steering Gear   Southern California Division   Rochester Products   United Motors Service

Truck and Implement Manufacturers:   American LaFrance   Autocar  Diamond T   Clark Equipment Company   Cleveland Tractor Company   Federal Motor Truck   International Harvester    Mack Truck
   Marmon-Herrington Company   Massey-Harris   Pacific Car and Foundry  Reo Motor Car Company   Ward LaFrance Truck Corporation   White Motor Company

Automotive Tire
Manufacturers:
   B.F. Goodrich    Firestone Tire and Rubber Company
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M3 Series Stuart Light Tank World War Two Serial and Registration Numbers, and Monthly Production Statistics

This page added 12-6-2017.

The M3 light tank was not built by the US auto industry.  It is being included as a service to those researching the M3 Stuart light tank.


This M3A1 is on display in front of the American Legion Post 24 in Rome, NY.   Author's photo.


  Author's photo.


This M3A3 is located at the Veteran's Park in Richmond, IN and is serial number 13367.  It was built in August of 1943.  Author's photo.


This is an aircraft version of the Guiberson Diesel engine that was used in 1,496 M3 series tanks.  Author's photo from the New England Air Museum.

 M3 Production Information
Courtesy of Joe DeMarco


Production is listed by ascending serial numbers as distributed by Army Ordnance.

All production of the M3 series light tank was done by the American Car and Foundry in two plants; Berwick, PA and St. Charles, MO.

Serial Numbers Plant Date M3 Gas Monthly Production M3 Diesel Monthly Production M3A1 Gas Monthly Production M3A1 Diesel Monthly Production M3A3 Monthly Production USA Registration Numbers Purchase Order
1 Berwick 3-1941 1         30978  T-352 -1
2 - 22 Berwick 4-1941 21         30979 - 30999  
23 - 128 Berwick 4-1941 106         301123 - 301228  T-352 -2
129 - 329 Berwick 5-1941 201         301229 - 301429  
330 - 341 Berwick 6-1941 12         301430 - 301441  
342 - 352 St. Charles 6-1941   11       301430 - 301441  
353 - 395 St. Charles 7-1941   43       301453 - 301495  
396 - 456 St. Charles 8-1941   61       301496 - 301556  
457 - 517 St. Charles 9-1941   61       301557 - 301617  
518 - 609 St. Charles 10-1941   92       301618 - 301709  
610 - 627 St. Charles 11-1941   18       301710 - 301727  
628 - 825 Berwick 6-1941 198         303624 - 303821 T-510
826 - 993 Berwick 7-1941 168         303822 - 303989  
994 - 1075 St. Charles 11-1941   82       303990 - 304071  
1076 -1186 St. Charles 12-1941   111       304072 - 304182  
1187 - 1193 St. Charles 1-1942   7       304183 - 304189  
1194 - 1203 Berwick 5-1941 10         301728 - 301737  T-543
1204 - 1245 Berwick 7-1941 42         301738 - 301779  
1246 - 1465 Berwick 8-1941 220         301780 - 301999  
1466 - 1703 Berwick 9-1941 238         302000 - 302237  
1704 - 1971 Berwick 10-1941 268         302238 - 302505  
1972 - 2209 Berwick 11-1941 238         302506 - 302743  
2210 - 2507 Berwick 12-1941 298         302744 - 303041  
2508 - 2589 Berwick 1-1942 82         303042 - 303123  
2590 -2686 St. Charles 1-1942   97       303124 - 303220  
2687 - 2786 St. Charles 2-1942   100       303221 - 303320  
2787 - 2882 St. Charles 3-1942   96       303321 - 303416  
2883 - 3028 St. Charles 4-1942   146       303417 - 303562  
3029 - 3089 St. Charles 5-1942   61       303563 - 303623  
3090 - 3128 Berwick 3-1942 39         Unknown  T-1320
3129 - 3162 Berwick 3-1942 34         Unknown T-1395
3163 - 3172 Berwick 9-1941 10         306515 - 306524 T-1538
3173 - 3212 Berwick 10-1941 40         306525 - 306564  
3213 Berwick 12-1941 1         306565  
3214 - 3405 Berwick 1-1942 192         306566 - 306757  
3406 - 3668 Berwick 2-1942 263         306758 - 307020  
3669 - 3690 Berwick 3-1942 22         307021 - 307042  
3691 Berwick 4-1942 1         307043  
3692 - 3916 Berwick 3-1942 225         307125 - 307349 T-1926
3917 - 4313 Berwick 4-1942 397         307350 - 307746  
4314 - 4320 Berwick 5-1942 6   1     307747 - 307753  
4321 - 4805 Berwick 5-1942 485         307754 - 308238 T-2282
4806 - 5220 Berwick 6-1942 405   10     308239 - 308653  
5221 - 5286 St. Charles 5-1942   66       308654 - 308719  
5287 - 5397 St. Charles 6-1942   111       308720 - 308830  
5398 - 5502 St. Charles 7-1942   105       308831 - 308935  
5503 - 5516 St. Charles 8-1942   13   1   308936 - 308949  
5517 - 5520 St. Charles 1-1943   4       308950 - 308953  
5521 - 5522 Berwick 3-1942 2         Unknown  T-573
5523 - 5707 ? 6-1942 178   7     3011159 - 3011343 T-3165
5708 - 6364 ? 7-1942 122   535     3011344 - 3012000  
6365 - 6969 ? 8-1942     605     3012001 - 3012605  
6970 - 7561 ? 9-1942     592     3012606 - 3013197  
7562 - 7722 ? 10-1942 1   160     3013198 - 3013358  
7723 - 7797 St. Charles 8-1942       75   3013359 - 3013433  
7798 - 7824 St. Charles 9-1942       27   3013434 - 3013460  
7825 - 7932 St. Charles 10-1942       108   3013461 - 3013568  
7933 -8218 ? 10-1942     286     3013569 - 3013854  
8219 - 8309 ? 11-1942     91     3013855 - 3013945  
8310 - 8482 ? 12-1942     173     3013946 - 3014118  
8483 - 8499 ? 1-1943     17     3014119 - 301413  
8500 - 8522 ? 2-1943     23     3014136 - 3014158  
8523 - 8911 Berwick 10-1942     389     3023732 - 3024120 T-3345-1
8912 - 9018 Berwick 11-1942     107     3024121 - 3024227  
9019 - 10432 Berwick 12-1942     1414     3024228 - 3025641  
10433 Berwick 9-1942         1 3025642 T-3345-2
10434 Berwick 11-1942         1 3025643  
10435 - 10517 Berwick 1-1943         83 3025644 - 3025726  
10518 - 10937 Berwick 2-1943         420 3025727 - 3026146  
10938 - 11412 Berwick 3-1943         475 3026147 - 3026621  
11413 - 11887 Berwick 4-1943         475 3026622 - 3027096  
11888 - 12362 Berwick 5-1943         475 3027097 - 3027571  
12363 - 12837 Berwick 6-1943         475 3027572 - 3028046  
12838 - 13312 Berwick 7-1943         475 3028047 - 302852  
13313 - 13520 Berwick 8-1943         208 3028522 - 3028729  
13521 - 13522 Berwick 9-1943         2 3028730 - 3028731  
13523 - 13814 Berwick 8-1943         292 3062372 - 3062663  T-3930
13815 - 13859 Berwick 9-1943         45 3062664 - 3062708  
      4,526 1,285 4,410 211 3,427    
      M3 Gas Total Production M3 Diesel Total Production M3A1 Gas Total Production M3A1 Diesel Total Production M3A3 Total Production    
                   
        Grand Total  M3 Production 13,859    

 

 

 

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