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    wow, incredible, thank you

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    Go raibh maith agat

    Excellent post / photos!

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    Cool, never seen that before.

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    Cool Photos.

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    The Armoured Cars are built on Rolls-Royce Chassis :-

    Specifications:-

    Weight (empty): 3.8 tons,

    Max Armour: 8mm,

    Max Speed: 55mph on a straight and level road,

    Gearbox: 4 speed, Cone Clutch,

    Wheelbase: 12 Foot,

    Length: 16ft 7 inches,

    Width: 6f 3inches,

    Height: 7ft 6inches,

    Crew: 4,

    Armament: 1 Vickers Machine Gun,

    Radius of Action / Range 120 miles.

    Designations used include:-
    "Danny Boy" / later "Tom Keogh", Reg: YI 6449 Army No: ARR1.

    "Slievenamon", Reg: YI 6450, Army No: ARR2.

    "The Fighting 2nd", Reg: YI 6451, Army No:ARR3.

    "The Baby", Reg: YI 6452, Army No:ARR4.

    "Mutineer", Reg: YI 6453, Army No:ARR5.

    "Custom House", Reg: YI 6454, Army No:ARR6.

    "Moneygall", Reg: YI 6455, Army No:ARR7.

    "The Big "Fella", Reg: YI 6456, Army No:ARR8.

    "Ex-Mutineer", Reg:YI 6457, Army No:ARR9.

    "Flying Fifty", Reg: YI 6458, Army No:ARR10.

    "Kilmichael", Reg: YI 6459, Army No:ARR11.

    "Knockana", Reg: YI 6460, Army No:ARR12.

    "High Chief", Reg: YI 6461, Army No:ARR13.
    The Artillery Piece pictured in the photos is an ex-British Artillery 18 Pounder Field Gun.

    Connaught Ranger

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    Excellent Photos.. Thanks!!

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    Excellent pictures.
    Thanks!

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    Great pictures, I'm now off to look into the Irish Civil War a bit more.

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    Very nice I haven't seen those for many years now nice to know that some one saved them.

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