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Maudslay Foam Tender
Fire Engine Photos
No: 13397   Contributor: Ian Moore   Year: 1970   Manufacturer: Maudslay   Country: United Kingdom
Maudslay Foam Tender

Reference Bob's query about the West Ham FoT (RJD 344)shown on photo #12448, here's a front view showing that it really was an out of the ordinary machine.
Picture added on 21 December 2008
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Yes thats the vehicle I remember and the more I see pictures of it the more I regret not buying it - I was new to vintage fire engines at the time! from memory I believe the side roller shutter was a later fitting - replacing hinged locker doors

Added by Rick Loudon on 23 December 2008.
this was commissioned by West Ham Fire Brigade and then passed to London FB on the absorption of WHFB into London in 1965. I am researching the history of WHFB, especially their fleet, so could anybody with information please email me. Thanks.

Added by Peter Williams on 23 December 2008.
Now that is a cracking bit of kit!

Added by John Johnstone on 24 December 2008.
It's an AEC Mercury built by Merryweather in 1960

Added by Bill Lynch on 26 December 2008.
Does anyone have a picture of the West Ham Marquis PE LAN444?

Added by Kyle Annakin on 26 December 2008.
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