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Humberside AEC Merryweather ET
Fire Engine Photos
No: 30016   Contributor: Martin A. Routledge   Year: 1984   Manufacturers: AEC, Merryweather   Country: United Kingdom
Humberside AEC Merryweather ET

Taken in the yard of Hull Central Fire Station, March 1984.

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Picture added on 15 November 2011 at 17:54
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You have some excellent pictures Martin, especially of this vehicle. I dont suppose you have a rear view of it, or details of its disposal and ultimate fate do you?

Added by Chris Hall on 16 November 2011.
Hi Chris,
Sorry, I know nothing about it. I was a student in Hull 1980 1983 but did not get a decent camera until 1983 and even then I couldn't afford much film at the time. I took these photos on a return visit to Hull in 1984. I was taking photos from the gate when one of the firement invited me into the yard and so I was able to photograph them close up but have lived in the north east ever since and know very little about them. The first fire engine I ever photographed was Preston's Ford when I lived in Hedon as a child...I took it from a window in the house...it is a spec in the distance!!!

Added by Martin A. Routledge on 17 November 2011.
From acorn grow might oaks Martin. Wonderful photograph in particular the Kingston-upon-Hull ones. 4919 RH was my favourite one of the brigade although I never got over to Humberside until I was 25, 1995.

Added by Andrew Middleton on 17 November 2011.
Hi Martin, thanks for your great photo indeed. I saw this fire engine in the 1970s when I was a kid in Hong Kong. Those days all fire engines in Hong Kong were deployed from the U.K. Chris Chui, Hong Kong.


Added by Chris Chui on 08 August 2016.
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