F57 CRAIGNURE

1 Volunteer Support Unit

Stations

1963 to 1997 Wooden Hut, Main Road ,north of pier, north side of Petrol Depot.                               Photo
18/3/1997 Volunteer Garage, Craignure, Isle of Mull, PA65 6AY (next to Police Station)               Photo

 

Officers in Charge

1968 Volunteer Leader J. Parker
? to? Volunteer Leader J. Robb
? to ? Volunteer Leader D. Bennett
20/1/1993 to 24/3/2002 Volunteer Leader Archie McLean M.B.E.
25/3/2002 to? Crew Commander David H. Bennet
? to Crew Commander Ronnie Wilson (there June 2011) (there 2014)

 

Appliances

P173VSU                             Mercedes 814D/Angloco             VSU

 

Brigades

1963 to 1975 Western Area Fire Brigade
1975 to 2005 Strathclyde Fire Brigade
2005 to 2013 Strathclyde Fire & Rescue (Name change only.)
1/4/2013 Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

 

Notes

 

Established 1963 with a full complement of eight men. 1999 10 members including 2 female firefighters.
New station south of pier next to sawmill.
2014 This unit now has Hydraulic cutting equipment (Combi Tool). Don't know when received.

 

Crew September 2010

David Bennet -Crew Commander
Ronnie Wilson -Assistant Crew commander
Jen Swift -VFF
Ian MacFadyen -VFF
Nigel Tilley -VFF
David Turner -VFF
Nicky McClymont -VFF
Mike Robertson -VFF
James Campbell -VFF

Crew June 2011

Ronnie Wilson-Crew Commander
Jen Swift- Assistant Crew Commander
Nigel Tilley-VFF
Nicky McClymont-VFF
Dave Turner-VFF
Ian MacFadyen-VFF
Mike Robertson-VFF
James Campbell-VFF
Janice MacGreggor-VFF
Paul Baron-VFF

 

 

 

If you know of any mistakes in this or have any additional information please let me know.

 

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