Table of contents

       
The Old CMP site at a glance      
This index hopefully will enable you to find what you're looking for. Some pages appear under multiple headings where relevant.

Also check out the updates page for additions and alterations.
     

INDEX PAGES

15 CWT
60 CWT
Field Artillery Tractor index
Aircraft
British vehicles
Daylesford
Kingaroy
Western Desert
WW 1
WW2
Links to other sites of interest
Manuals
Specialist CMPs
U.S.Vehicles

     

DATABASES

Reference databases of various types of vehicles including serials, engine numbers and status where known.
CMP vehicles around the world
Cab 12 database
Cab serials (Ford) stamped into the cab
Australian Carrier register
Chevrolet WO Cab types
     

VIDEOS

Private Battles Fading Tales
Year of the Blitz - the must-have video for the CMP enthusiast
Year of the Studebaker
Year of the Carrier can be ordered here.
     

MANUALS

Special Pattern Vehicles
     

     


REFERENCE IMAGES

A number of large pictures (average 1000 pixels wide) are here for your reference.

C60L - a new vehicle pic
F15 Utility
A Canadian F15.
and GS No 1 and 2 on Australian assembled 15 cwt CMPs.
Field Artillery tractor #6
FGT #9 3 pages
FGT #8
F8A (6 pages)
Bofors Portee
Parade of FAT #9s
Oxford Carrier

     

INFORMATION PAGES

Canvas - a page on CMP canvas side screens and doors.
Canvas door pilot model
A series of 3 pages of scale drawings of CMP canvas by Mike Kelly
DMV book - a series of images from an official publication on the CMP range. This is now available from me as a spiral-bound reproduction of 110 pages for $30.00
Engine and gearbox removal and replacement on a F15A
CMP Wheels and tyres
The 6 Seat staff utility in detail - factory pics
The C15A Signals Van in detail
- factory pics
The #6 Bofors Tractor in detail
The Tracked Truck in detail
     


MISCELLANEOUS PAGES

Argentinian CMPs
Accessories - CMP toolboxes and other items
AGRA - a 1970s fleet of Ford CMP weed sprayers.
Ambulances - a page on F30 Ambulances
A page of atmospherics.
An experimental Light Tank
Australian War Memorial Open Day 2002 - page 1 page 2 page 3.
Brian Gough's pic of a 1941 C15A in Canada
Bluey and Curly - a WW2 comic strip
A BSA bicycle
Ballons over Bagan, Burma in 2006
A gathering at Chadstone, December 2004.
CGT cab 12 FAT
CGT Australian Pattern #8 body
An interesting couple of pages of trucks of the DCA in the 1950s - page 1 and page 2
FGT Australian Pattern #8 body
Gun Tractor drawings
Chevrolet Manuals
Colin Anderson sells a lifetime collection
Ebay F60S Tipper in Broken Hill
Elliotts Mobile Cranes in Geelong in the 70s.
Euan McDonald's CGT #9
F15 recovery - The F15 rides piggyback.
F15 update - restoration progress
A late production F15A.
FGT #9 in a wrecking yard
Miscellaneous FGT images
Ford manuals
Guy Quad Ant survivors in Australia
Ian Style's Guy Quad-Ant completed in early 2006.
Hazards
Hughes Trading in the 1940s and in the 70s

Keith's C60S
Jim Bennie's collection.

Recovering CGT bodies from Hughes Trading
The story of Keith Wathen, my uncle (3 pages)
My vehicles Second page of my trucks,
Matt Boyle's F60L
A Field Artillery Tractor in Korea
Ford Marmon Herrington
Belfield's LP4 armoured car
CMP data plates page 1 page 2
PMG cabs
John Belfield's Cab 12 Portee.
Repairs
The recovery of my FGT #9 from the Blue Mountains.
A page on the Australian Rover armoured car.
Scrapped - 4 Fords at a clearing sale

Serials
Shedfullofshit, Ganmain, NSW Jan 2006
Sillies
South African Military Museum. Page 1, 2, 3, 4.
A Kiwi blitz in Australia (2 pages)
Tippers
Tongala Light Horse Memorial
Towing
CMP Trailers
Tray swapping
Utes
Vegemite
109 Wireless set
Whittlesea FGT LP9 and page 2 featuring a good F60L cab 12
Motorcycles

     


CMP TYPE SPECIFIC PAGES

CHEVROLET

C8 page
C15 - a page of miscellaneous C15s
C15A- a page of miscellaneous C15As
C15 Personnel carriers
C60L page (3 pages)
C60S page
C60X 2 pages
The C60X in Australian service.
CGT Factory pics
CGT #8
Sigvans (2 pages)

FORD

F8 and F8A factory images
F15 page (2 pages)
F15A page
F22 page - that mysterious half gun tractor
F60S page
F60L page (3 pages)
F60L Post-war built trucks Page 2
FGT #9 WW2 images

     
POST-WW2
The Cuthbertson Land-Rover under test in Australia.
A Traffic stopper
White Scout Car recovery training in the 1960s.

PICTURES FROM AUSSIE FRIENDS

Stephen Davis' pictures
Rick Cove's collection
Rudi Vandenbrook's pictures from South Australia (2 pages)
Steve Harris from New South Wales
Jon Lockley of Moree, NSW
     


LOCALITIES AND COLLECTIONS in AUSTRALASIA

Anakie Vic - a town with a few CMPs
Alberton, South Gippsland - 2 C60S
A 2 page spread on the wrecks in the outside storage yard of the Trucking Hall of Fame, Alice Springs, Northern Territory.

THE YASS AREA
Ashley Wilson's collection
Mark Sierant's photographs
Max Hedges
collection (page 1 page 2 page 3 page 4), F60L and Max's cab 11
Mossvale (2 pages)

Bandiana Army Museum (9 pages)
Tim Berry's newly restored F15A from Queensland.
Bert Barker's collection, Yarra Junction Vic
Bright, a town in Victoria
A CGT in Wodonga
New Zealand collection from Cliff Hutchings
CMPs R Us - some photographs of CMPs in the U.K.
CGT #8 in Tasmania
C15A owned by Roger Richards
Coomandook South Australia
Daylesford, Vic (9 pages)
Darrin Wright's C60L and other vehcles.
Euan McDonald's pictures(4 pages)
FGT #9, Oodnadatta
FGT #9, Peter Morgan, Sydney
Far North Queensland
A 2005 auction at Gracemere, Qld.
Howard Holgate's F60L cab12, Ganmain, NSW
Kingaroy, Queensland (7 pages)
A last look at the late Ken Hughes collection, Page 1 and  Page 2
The former Ken Hughes 6 seater utility rescued.
Marulan, NSW
Mitch Holland's photographs
Melbourne Tank Museum
New Zealand CMPs (2 pages)
Noojee in Gippsland
In Paynesville, Gippsland we find Rick Cove's collection. (3 pages).
A C60L in Panton Hills
A cab 12 FAT in Brisbane
FGT #8 Ringwood Timber
Ringwood Timber
Temora - Ian Styles collection
Ian Styles' low mileage F60L "T" Stores arrives in Temora.
CMPs and Reo US6 in Tumut, NSW.
Warburton in the 1970s
Wodonga C60L
A C60L working in Kew back in the 1970s.

     

CANADIANS

Canuck - see what the Maple Leaf Up team (and others) look like
Don Dingwall's find
Some images from David Moore
Peter Ford - a tribute to an outstanding CMP historian (page 2)
Camp Borden F60L Machinery truck in detail
Petawawa
CMP prototype HUP
A Canadian Caravan
Convoy Caldwell #4 from Chatsworth, Ontario. A pair of C15As; Carriers.
UNITED STATES
An auction in Vermont

     
ENGLISH AND EUROPEAN CMPs

F8 of Nigel Dawe, Oxford
An interesting group shot from Christian Toumpsin
     

 

PICTURES FROM FRIENDS IN ARGENTINA

Luis Mariano La Paz sends some pics from the AACVM
An Argentine F60S restoration

     


EVENTS

COROWA 2002
Group shot
Other Corowa pages 2002 including ordering the video(13 pages)
Year of the Blitz promo

Australian War Memorial Open Day 2001
Bendigo Swap Meet 2001
Bendigo Swap Meet 2002
Historic Commercial Vehicles show 2002 (2 pages)
Cape Schanck 2002 (2 pages)
ANZAC Day, 2004
Corowa 2005 Year of the Carrier
Corowa 2006
Year of the Armoured Car - the event (3 pages).

     


AIRCRAFT

Western Desert WW2 pictures
Aircraft shots from the Mobile Litho
Boomerang pictures from the collection of Matthew Denning
4 and 5 squadron RAAF Boomerang pictures.
Nose art from the Australian Mobile Litho album
Aircraft graveyards from the Australian Mobile Litho album
Japanese aircraft
Morotai, 1944-45
Nose Art (2 pages)
Neil Smith's Beaufighter attack pics (2 pages)
South African Air Force Museum.
South-West Pacific aircraft
Airspeed Oxford
Western Desert Blenheims.
Yak Attack - the view from a Yak52 as we beat up a beach.

     


AVIATION MUSEUMS AND RESTORED AIRCRAFT

An Avro Anson under restoration in Ballarat
The B24 restoration project at Werribee Two pages
PBY Catalina, Lake Boga
Australian National Aviation Museum, Moorabbin
RAAF museum, Point Cook
Old Aeroplane Company, Tyabb

Tyabb Airshow, 2004

Lee-on-Solent

Thorney Island
Aircraft sounds.


Temora Aviation Museum

Temora aviation panoramas
The MK VIII Spitfire in detail
Temora's Mk VIII Gloster Meteor
Canberra air to air
How we filmed the Temora Aviation Museum DVD.
The Ryan STM in the air over Temora.
Lockheed Hudson from the air.
Lockheed Hudson from the Cessna 02A and inside the Hudson.
The January 2006 flying weekend at Temora.
March 2006 flying weekend.

 

 

     
CMPS IN THE MEDIA

ADS - old magazine ads for CMPs
Hugh Thompson's Ambulance
Euan McDonald
Huggets Abroad - a 1950s British feature
Vehicle mastership - a review
Why not a Blitz ad

     

ORIGINAL WW2 ALBUM PHOTOGRAPHS

Australian Mobile Litho album
Aircraft shots from the Mobile Litho
Nose art from the Australian Mobile Litho album
Aircraft graveyards from the Australian Mobile Litho album
Images from Craig Bellamy from the Western Desert and Australia
Michael Claringbould is an aviation historian with an interesting collection of images
Images from Borneo
An album from the Boronia RSL from the SWP area
C8 page from the Canadian archives
CMP armour - a collection of WW2 pics (2 pages)
Crossley Radio truck
Western Desert images from F.G. Lazarus (3 pages)
FGT #9s on parade, Atherton Tablelands
Miscellaneous WW2 images
Len Jenkins album
Japanese aircraft
The Japanese surrender
South-West Pacific aircraft
Western Desert (6 pages)
Philip Woffinden's father's album

     

A 1950s RECRUITING ALBUM

Courtesy of Euan McDonald

Armour - tanks and armoured cars
Artillery from the recruiting album
Signals
Army structure
Motor Transport

     

ARMOUR - WHEELED AND TRACKED including Artillery

Armour - tanks and armoured cars from the recruiting album
Artillery from the recruiting album
Carrier - a page on Universal and Bren Carriers
Carrier Manuals
Strickland Bren Tractors.
Ford Lynx, Queensland
A Carrier pic from Western Australia
CMP armour - a collection of WW2 pics (2 pages)
Dingo Armoured Cars.
Ford Lynx factory photographs.
M6 Staghound
The Oxford carrier
A LP2A carrier hull in Oodnadatta, S.A.
Bandicoot - a Marmon Herrington armoured car
A pair of Grant tanks.
The Vickers light and medium tanks at the Army Tank Museum, Puckapunyal.
Tracked Truck, 1 ton GS

     
US VEHICLES

GMC CCKW series trucks
DUKWs
GPAs
Jeeps
US6 Studebaker
Dodge Weapons Carriers (2 pages)
Mark Sierant's Dodge recovery
White Scout Cars

     
BRITISH VEHICLES

British vehicles
Crossley Radio truck
Fordson trucks
Kingaroy trucks
Duxford Land Warfare Hall page 1 Page 2
     
WORLD WAR 1 RELATED

Bernie Dingle's museum
Egypt and Palestine
WW1 pics

     
VIETNAM ERA

Aircraft
Land vehicles
Naval vessels
Some slides from 1969-70 taken in Vietnam