Mark 12A Service Record

 

What has the Mark 12A been upto?

 Not a service history of when the oil filter was changed, but more a list of significant postings and change of location / ownership.

 An outline of the Mark12A service in the military and owners, or carers.

The information below kindly provided by Carmichael on 14 June 2010
   
Construction history
   

Order placed by MoD

   
   

Scammell 6 x 6 Mk 12a

   

Super Nubian 6 x 6

Chassis Received

 

24 December 1988

Chassis No

 

SM28C50C47GCCD

Engine No

 

37114465

     

Dispatched completed to RAF on

 

16 March 1990

     

No other entries in old ledgers and journals shown for a Mark 12a

   
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fire Engine Mark 12A 14527 Mk12a, 10AY98 RAF Brize Norton

The photo was taken in 1990 at RAF Brize Norton by Peter Mitrovitch and is reproduced here with his kind permission.

 

Service - 1st
 

RAF

The following information is from MOD Form 654

   

Date in service

 

16 March 1990

Location

 

RAF Brize Norton

UIN

 

F4240A

Vehicle asset code

 

2396 3101

Vehicle Make & Model

 

Truck Fire Fighting 8T 6x6 Foam Scammell Mk12

Registration No.

 

10 AY 98

Chassis No.

 

LJ72395

Mileage

 

6786 Miles

Disposal Instructions

 

RAF Brampton

   

1 November 2000

   

2HZ 2815

Dispatch Vehicle to

 

BCA Blackbushe, Auction Centre, Blackbushe Airport, Blackwater, Camberley, Surrey. GU17 9LG

Vehicle accepted for sale by the auctioneer

 

6 December 2000

     
     
     
 Duration of in care    3883 Days > 10.63 years

 

 

Service - 2nd
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Unknown?????????

   

Anybody  know?

   What happened to the Mark12A between being sent for Auction in 2000 at BCA and being auctioned at Witham Specialist Vehicles in 2007. It looked somewhat neglected during that seven year period.
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Service - 3rd
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Sent for Auction

   

Witham Specialist Vehicles Ltd

   
 MOD Sales.com    
 Arrived for sale    
 Date of Auction / Tender    
 Estimate for Lot 215    £15,000
 Date of Purchase    11 June 2007
 Date of Dispatch    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Carmichael Mark 12A and Bedford TM 6x6 1177 

Lot 111 and Lot 215 shortly after delivery from Witham Specialist Vehicles Ltd following the successful purchase of both of them by tender. 

David on the roof of the Mark12A working the monitor.

Date on photo 10/6/2007.

Apparently the airport amber light met with a bridge whilst on the back of the low loader. Evidently not low enough.

 

 

Service - 4th
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Ivan Hurst, me

   
  Date of Purchase    11 June 2007
     
     
     
     
 Date of dispatch from Dunsfold to Museum of RAF Firefighting    Thu 21 March 2019
 Duration of in care    4301 Days > 11.78 years - Longer than in service with MOD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mark 12A at Museum

 

 

The Carmichael Mark 12A in place at Museum of RAF Firefighting on 22 April 2019.

The Museum is at a temporary home of 14 Billet Lane, Normanby Enterprise Park, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.

 

 

  

Service - 5th - Current
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Museum of RAF Firefighting

   
 Contact(s)    Chris Bradley, Gareth Jordan, Tim Webster, Steven Shirley
 Date of first approach by museum    29 August 2016
 Date of agreement    30 January 2018
 Date of preparations for movement    Sat 16 February 2019 revised to Sat 23 February 2019
 Date of dispatch from Dunsfold to Museum of RAF Firefighting    Thu 21 March 2019
 Date of confirmation of safe arrival at Museum    Sat 23 March 2019
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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