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TM 9-2800: Standard Military Motor Vehicles
Technical Manual, U.S. War Department, September 1, 1943
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Technical Manuals: TM 9-751

Parts List: SNL G-158

Manufacturer: Pressed Steel Car Co.

Armament: One Gun, machine, cal. .50, HB, M2 (flexible); one Launcher, grenade (carbine); five Carbines, cal. .30, M1.

Ammunition: 1,000 rounds, cal. .50; 12 Grenades, hand; 10 Grenades, rifle, M9A1.

[Carrier, Cargo, T14]
RA PD 308914


Purpose: Used in conjunction with 155-mm gun motor carriage, M12. Carries ammunition for 155-mm gun.

[U.S. WW2 Cargo Carrier T14, Dimensions Diagram]

Crew  6
WeightGross(lb) 47,000
Shipping dimensions(cu ft)(sq ft)
Tread, center to center   (in.)83
Track width(in.)16
Ground clearance(in.)22
Ground pressure(lbs per sq in.)10
Electrical system(volts)12
CapacitiesFuel, 80 octane gasoline(gal)200
 Cooling systemAir cooled
 Oil tank(qt)36
 Transmission and differential(qt)128
Maximum gradability(percent)60
Turning radius(ft)31
Fording depth(in.)36
Maximum vertical obstacle vehicle will climb(in.)24
Fuel consumption, average conditions(miles per gal) .75
Cruising range, average conditions(miles)140
Maximum allowable speed(mph)24
   1st  2nd  3rd  4th  5th 
Cruising speed  2  5  9  14  21 
ManufacturerContinentalModel R975-C1
TypeRadial, 4 cycleNumber of cylinders9
Displacement(cu in.)973
Governed speed(rpm)2,400
Brake horsepower 400
Ignition typeBattery
Carries the following ammunition for 155-mm gun motor carriage M12: 40 rounds,
Charge, propelling, NH powder, 155-mm gun, M1917, M1917A1; 50 rounds, Fuze,
PD, M51 w/ booster M21; 10 shells, HE, 155-mm gun, MK 111A1 or M101;
50 Primers, percussion, 21 grain, MK 11A1.

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