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AEC/Merryweather Turntable ladder Eastbourne
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No: 6105   Contributor: Pete Matten   Year: 1990   Manufacturer: AEC   Country: United Kingdom
AEC/Merryweather Turntable ladder Eastbourne

DHC 222E)1966/67 AEC/Merryweather 100ft Turntable Ladder which was located at Eastbourne Fire Station.This turntable ladder gave some twenty years service to the East Sussex Fire Brigade at Eastbourne before coming out of service in 1987/88 and being replaced with a Man/Angloco/Metz TL which remained in service until 2006.Today,Eastbourne have in operation a Volvo Aerial Ladder Platform.This photo of Eastbourne's old TL was taken at the station when appearing again at an open day in the early 1990's.
Picture added on 08 February 2008
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Sic Transit Gloria Mundai Pete. Keep them coming, just wish Flintshire ordered them instead of the annoying HP's. Much prefer TL's. Look out for EJC870F.

Added by Andy Middleton on 25 November 2009.
My late father drove dhc222e when he was stationed at Eastbournne fire station between 1968/1974. Is there anyone who might have any photos of him in service (mo Richardson

Added by Gary Richardson on 13 January 2019.
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