L65 PORT CHARLOTTE

Mobile Volunteer Unit

Stations

to 1995 Garage at rear of Bruthach Dubh                                            Photo
March 1995 New Station behind garage in the Main Street                     Photo

Officers in Charge

 

Portnahaven

1971                        Volunteer Leader I. MacLennan

Port Charlotte

17/6/1983 to ?              Volunteer Leader Neillan McLellan
? to                                Crew Commander Douglas Clyne  (there 2010) (there 2014)

 

Appliances

1990 E385XGE Ford Transit/SFB LFV
1998 L162YCS Iveco Turbo Daily/Emergency One VSU
1999 R931HUS Mercedes 814D/Angloco VSU

Notes

1973 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

Port Charlotte opened with 11 volunteers when Portnahaven closed in 1973.

The new station was opened in March 1995 replacing the temporary accomodation at Clyne's garage.
The Volunteer Unit was first formed in 1961 with eleven men and a 2 Men Manual Pump at Portnahaven and moved to Port Charlotte in 1973.
1993 Received Sabre Centurion BA sets.
Also at RHINNS same place or different?

 

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

 

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