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Fire Engine Photos
Dennis Fire Boat Transporter and Fire Boat 'Tinea'
This unusual combination was based at Station Foxtrot in the East End of Newcastle. The boat was launched from Spillers Quay using a TL to lift it from the transporter into the river Tyne. Twin 50HP outboards gives the all aluminium boat a good turn of speed. Access hatches enable river water to be fed into onboard portable pumps for either delivery through hoses to the shore or for firefighting using the roof mounted monitor. This machine went into preservation on the 1st of December 2006.
Picture added on 30 November 2006