U.S. Medium Tank
Monthly Acceptances
(1940-45)

(Updated 12 February 2013)

Reference

Official Munitions Production of the United States: By Months, July 1 1940 – August 31, 1945; 1 May 1947 – p.342 (22.3 MB PDF)

PERIOD

T25
(90mm Gun)

T23
(76mm Gun)

M7
(75mm Gun)

M4
(105-mm How.)

M4
(76mm Gun)

M4
(75mm Gun)

M3
(75mm/37mm Guns)

TOTALS

July 1941







26

26

August 1941







80

80

September 1941







193

193

October 1941







249

249

November 1941







309

309

December 1941







475

475

January 1942







545

545

February 1942






1

586

587

March 1942






11

622

633

April 1942






64

684

748

May 1942






134

691

825

June 1942






98

738

836

July 1942






488

624

1,112

August 1942






923

203

1,126

September 1942






1,259

58

1,317

October 1942






997

74

1,071

November 1942






1,609

80

1,689

December 1942



3



2,433

11

2,447

January 1943



3



1,613

Program Complete

1,616

February 1943



1



2,043


2,044

March 1943



Program Complete



2,052


2,052

April 1943






2,317


2,317

May 1943






2,097


2,097

June 1943






1,790


1,790

July 1943






2,401


2,401

August 1943






1,861


1,861

September 1943






1,570


1,570

October 1943






1,245


1,245

November 1943


1




1,186


1,187

December 1943


0




1,070


1,070

January 1944


1



100

571


672

February 1944

4

7


2

166

340


519

March 1944

12

30


55

221

439


757

April 1944

15

8


154

339

482


998

May 1944

9

36


179

470

412


1,106

June 1944

Program Complete

39


266

724

330


1,359

July 1944


35


248

720

190


1,193

August 1944


36


265

796

306


1,403

September 1944


20


245

632

252


1,149

October 1944


14


357

732

258


1,361

November 1944


12


241

1,082

117


1,452

December 1944


11


274

1,153

61


1,499

January 1945


Program Complete


325

657

216


1,198

February 1945




341

787

218


1,346

March 1945




454

861

217


1,532

April 1945




470

748

Program Complete


1,218

May 1945




453

520



973

June 1945




351

145



496

July 1945




Program Complete

30



30

August 1945





0



0

SUMMARY

PERIOD

T25
(90mm Gun)

T23
(76mm Gun)

M7
(75mm Gun)

M4
(105-mm How.)

M4
(76mm Gun)

M4
(75mm Gun)

M3
(75mm/37mm Guns)

TOTALS

1941

0

0

0

0

0

0

1,332

1,332

1942

0

0

3

0

0

8,017

4,916

12,936

1943

0

1

4

0

0

21,245

0

21,250

1944

40

249

0

2,286

7,135

3,758

0

13,468

1945 (8 Months)

0

0

0

2,394

3,748

651

0

6,793

CUMULATIVE TOTAL

40

250

7

4,680

10,883

33,671

6,248

55,779

M3 Grant/Lee Detailed Production Statistics

Reference: M3 Lee/Grant Medium Tank 1941-45 by Steven J, Zaloga, Hugh Johnson, Osprey Publishing

Month

M3
(ALCO)

M3
(Baldwin)

M3
(Detroit)

M3
(PSC)

M3
(Pullman)

M3A1
(ALCO)

M3A2
(Baldwin)

M3A3
(Baldwin)

M3A4
(Detroit)

M3A5
(Baldwin)

Monthly
Total

June 1941

8

2









10

July 1941

17

2

7








26

August 1941

8

12

50

1

9






80

September 1941

45

8

95

18

27






193

October 1941

37

24

148

21

19






249

November 1941

26

38

194

22

29






309

December 1941

83

78

235

42

37






475

January 1942

47

65

300

60

61


4



1

538

February 1942

4

56

300

76

74


5



5

527

March 1942

30

10

366

71

63

66

3

1


12

622

April 1942

20


381

49

71

66


4


97

688

May 1942

28


400

40

48

62


18


106

702

June 1942

7


424

67

47

51


46

33

97

772

July 1942

4


317

34

15

17


35

73

115

610

August 1942

21


26



31


91

3

62

234

September 1942








30


28

58

October 1942








46


28

74

November 1942








41


39

80

December 1942








10


1

11

SUMMARY

YEAR

M3
(ALCO)

M3
(Baldwin)

M3
(Detroit)

M3
(PSC)

M3
(Pullman)

M3A1
(ALCO)

M3A2
(Baldwin)

M3A3
(Baldwin)

M3A4
(Detroit)

M3A5
(Baldwin)

Monthly
Total

1941

224

164

729

104

121

0

0

0

0

0

1,342

1942

161

131

2,514

397

379

293

12

322

109

591

4,916

Grand Totals

385

295

3,243

501

500

300

12

322

109

591

6,258

M4 Sherman (75mm/76mm) Semi-Detailed Production Statistics

Reference:
The Sherman: An illustrated history of the M4 Medium Tank by Peter Chamberlain

Model

MFG

No. built

Dates of MFG

M4 75 mm., dry stowage

American Loco Co.

2,150

Jan.-Dec. 1943

Baldwin Loco Works

1,233

Jan- Dec 1943

Detroit Tank Arsenal

1,676

Aug. 1943-Jan. 1944

Pressed Steel Car Co.

1,000

July 1942-Aug. 1943

Pullman Standard Car Co.

689

June-Sept. 1943

Grand Total

6,748


M4 105 mm., dry stowage

Detroit Tank Arsenal

800

Feb.-Nov. 1943

M4 105 mm., with HVSS, dry stowage

Detroit Tank Arsenal

841

Oct. 1944-March 1945

M4A1 75 mm., dry stowage

Lima Loco Works

1,655

Feb. 1942-Sept. 1943

Pacific Car and Foundry

926

May 1942-Dec. 1943

Pressed Steel Car Co.

3,700

March 1942-Dec. 1943

Grand Total

6,281


M4A1 76 mm., wet stowage

Pressed Steel Car Co.

3,396

Jan. 1944-June 1945

M4A1 Grizzly

Montreal Loco Works

188

Nov. 1943-Jan. 1944

M4A2 75 mm., dry stowage

American Loco Co.

150

Sept. 1942-April 1943

Baldwin Loco Works

12

Oct.-Nov. 1943

Federal Machine & Welder Co.

540

Dec. 1942-Jan. 1944

Grand Blanc Tank Arsenal (Fisher)

4,614

April 1942-June 1944

Pullman Standard Car Co.

2,737

April 1942-Sept. 1943

Grand Total

8,053


M4A2 76 mm., wet stowage

Grand Blanc Tank Arsenal

1,594

June-Dec. 1944

Pressed Steel Car Co.

21

May-June 1945

Grand Total

1,615


M4A3 75 mm., dry stowage

Ford Motor Co.

1,690

June 1943-Sept. 1944

M4A3 75 mm., wet stowage

Grand Blanc Tank Arsenal

3,071

Feb. 1944-March 1945

M4A3E2 Assault Tank 75 mm., wet stowage

Grand Blanc Tank Arsenal

254

May-July 1944

M4A3 76 mm., wet stowage

Detroit Tank Arsenal

1,400

March-Aug. 1944

Grand Blanc Tank Arsenal

525

Oct.-Dec. 1944

Grand Total

1,925


M4A3 76 mm., wet stowage and HVSS

Detroit Tank Arsenal

1,445

Sept. 1944-Jan. 1945

M4A3 105 mm., dry stowage

Detroit Tank Arsenal

500

June-Oct. 1944

M4A3 105 mm., dry stowage and HVSS

Detroit Tank Arsenal

2,539

Oct. 1944-June 1945

M4A4 75 mm., dry stowage

Detroit Tank Arsenal

7,499

July 1942-Sept. 1943

M4A5—Ram Mk. I, 2 pdr.

Montreal Loco Works

50

Dec. 1941-Jan. 1942

M4A5—Ram Mk. II, 6 pdr.

Montreal Loco Works

1,094

Jan.-Dec. 1942

M4A6, 75 mm., dry stowage

Detroit Tank Arsenal

75

Oct. 1943-Feb. 1944

Totals (Calculated from Above)

All Arsenals

49,679


M4 (76mm) Sherman Detailed Production Statistics

References:
M4 (76mm) Sherman Medium Tank 1943-65 by Stephen J. Zaloga, Osprey Publishing

Month/Year

M4A1 (76mm)

M4A2 (76mm)

M4A3 (76mm)

M4A3E8 (76mm)

Total

January 1944

100




100

February 1944

166




166

March 1944

166


55


221

April 1944

164


175


339

May 1944

180

30

260


470

June 1944

180

195

349


724

July 1944
(Muzzle Brake Into Production)

180

225

315


720

August 1944

207

333

246

10

796

September 1944

207

255

58

112

632

October 1944

207

175

124

226

732

November 1944

207

167

160

548

1,082

December 1944

207

214

183

549

1,153

SUMMARY

YEAR

M4A1 (76mm)

M4A2 (76mm)

M4A3 (76mm)

M4A3E8 (76mm)

Total

1944

2,171

1,594

1,925

1,445

7,135

1945

1,255

1,321

0

1,172

3,748

Grand Total

3,426

2,915

1,925

2,617

10,883