92nd ARMORED FIELD ARTILLERY BN
155-mm howitzer motor carriage M41
TM9 - 1729C
WAR DEPARTMENT TECHNICAL MANUAL
LIGHT TANK M24
MOTOR CARRIAGE M41
HULL AND TURRET
WAR DEPARTMENT - SEPTEMBER 1947
CARRIAGE, MOTOR, 155-MM HOWITZER, M41
Armament: Howitzer, 155-mm, M1, flexibly mounted at rear of fighting compartment.
Ammunition: 22 rounds, 155-mm, 420 rounds, cal. .45 for submachine gun; 480 rounds,
cal. 30, carbine; 12 hand grenades
Purpose: To provide mobility for 155-mm howitzer and crew protection in offensive
Fire Control and Vision Devices: Periscope, M13 or M6 (vision); quadrant gunner's,
M1; telescope, panoramic, M12A6.
Communications: (SCR-619 or SCR-610 or SCR-510) and (RC-99).
GENERAL DATA Weight, Fighting (lb) 43,500 Shipping dimensions, uncrated (cu ft) 1430, (sq ft) 179 Ground pressure (psi) 10.8 Ground clearance (in) 17 3/4 Pintle height, unloaded (in) 19 3/4 Electrical system (volts) 24 No. of batteries (12 volt) 2
Cooling System (each) (qt.) 40 Crankcase, refill (each) (qt.) 8 Transmission (each) (qt.) 15 Final Drive (each) (qt.) 2 Brakes Mechanical, controlled - differential Parking Brake Type Depressor knobs for locking steering brakes Transmission forward speeds 4 Gear ratio High 1:1; Third 1, 55:1; Low 3, 92:1 Transfer speeds (2 forward; 1 reverse) 3 Gear ratio High 1, 03:1; low 2, 34:1; reverse 2, 44:1 Differential-drive gear ratio 2, 62:1 Final-drive gear ratio 2, 94:1 Hull construction welded homogeneous armor plate Computed maximum grade ability (percent) 60 Maximum width of ditch vehicle (in.) 108
Maximum vertical obstacle vehicle (in.) 40
(average conditions) (mpg) 0.9
(average conditions) (mi) 96 Allowable speed, recommended (mph) 30 Maximum allowable towed (lb) 10,000 load, gross Manufacturer: Cadillac No. used 2; Model 42 Type 4-cycle, L-head; No. cylinders (90-deg V)8 Displacement (cu in.) 346 Governed speed not governed
Brake horsepower (max w/std accessories) 110 at (rpm) 3,400
Torque (max w/std accessories) 240 lb-ft at (rpm) 1,200 Type of ignition distributor
Manual and power traversing and elevating mechanism.
Data given for vehicle equipped w/track, steel, T72. Track, steel,
T72E1 interchangeable. Track, rubber, T85E1 applicable w/changed sprocket.