L65 PORT CHARLOTTE
Mobile Volunteer Unit
|to 1995||Garage at rear of Bruthach Dubh Photo|
|March 1995||New Station behind garage in the Main Street Photo|
Officers in Charge
1971 Volunteer Leader I. MacLennan
17/6/1983 to ?
Volunteer Leader Neillan McLellan
? to Crew Commander Douglas Clyne (there 2010) (there 2014)
|1990||E385XGE Ford Transit/SFB||LFV|
|1998||L162YCS Iveco Turbo Daily/Emergency One||VSU|
|1999||R931HUS Mercedes 814D/Angloco||VSU|
|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
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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