Armour – RAM tank

RAM tank CFB Borden front in 2009
RAM tank CFB Borden front in 2009

Some photos of Canadian designed and built Ram tanks. The United States Sherman tank took some features from it.

RAM tank CFB Borden left side in 2009
RAM tank CFB Borden left side in 2009
Ram turret being installed
Ram turret being installed
RAM ARV
RAM ARV
Ram Kangaroo APC
Ram Kangaroo APC
British 79th Armoured Division. All of the odd armoured vehicles were placed under this formation. The Canadian Kangaroo Armoured Carrier Regiment was in 79 Armd. Div.
British 79th Armoured Division. All of the odd armoured vehicles were placed under this formation. The Canadian Kangaroo Armoured Carrier Regiment was in 79 Armd. Div.

 

 

There are very few Ram tanks surviving.

  1. BC Regiment, Vancouver BC – Gun tank

  2. CFB Borden, Borden, Ontario – Gun Tank fairly early model, with side doors and 6 Pounder gun. NOT a Ram I as those had 2 Pr gun and no survivors are known.

  3. CFB Borden, Borden, Ontario – Gun Tank later model without side doors

  4. Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, Ontario – Gun tank

  5. Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, Ontario – ARV (coming soon)

  6. Swords & Plowshares Museum, near Ottawa, Ontario – Two Ram hulls converted to snowplows.

  7. UK – Ram obtained from Holland.

  8. Royal Canadian Artillery Museum, CFB Shilo, Manitoba. – Turret of a Ram salvaged off of a firing range by Dr. William Gregg. Donated to museum in 1985. 

  9. There are stories that there MAY be a running Ram appearing at a British military vehicle event.