CMP Lorry 3 Ton Wireless (C33)

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Lorry 3 Ton Wireless (C33)
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Production history
Manufacturer General Motors
Length 200"
Width 84"
Height 116"
Wheelbase 134"

The CMP Lorry 3 Ton Wireless (C33) was a Canadian Military Pattern (CMP) vehicle manufactured by General Motors. Used by RC Sigs heavy wireless sections as high power transmitter and receiver normally for communications from Army to Corps and Line of Communication headquarters but could work long distances when required during operations.

Vehicle body was a British house type with a length of 10 feet and a side entrance. It seated one NCO and two operators. Equipped with a C33 Transmitter and local and remote control units. Powered with a 2-kW generator on a trailer which accompanied the vehicle and a chorehorse generator for emergency charging.

1 Canadian Corps Signal received a pilot model truck from "Layland's" for a T.E. 176 W/T set on 13 Aug 1941.[1] It is likely to have been the pattern shown in CMP Lorry 3 Ton Wireless (C33) early design.

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  1. 1 Canadian Corps Signals War Diary, August 1941.