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Apparatus: Motorized

Hose Tenders
San Francisco Fire Department
In Order of Purchase
1912 - 2009

Shop # Year & Manufacture Details
BT-1 1912 Pope-Hartford buckboard-style Hose Tender with one Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret added at the SFFD Corporation Yard
    Registration #120151  
  Engine: Pope-Hartford 4-cylinder, 55 HP
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    March 24, 1913 - August 15, 1918 Boat Hose Tender, Fireboat 1
    August 15, 1918 - 1926 Reserve
    1926 Sold

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Shop # Year & Manufacture Details
HT-68

1913 American LaFrance Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret

    Registration #275  
  Engine: American LaFrance Type 12, 6-cylinder, 100 HP
  1926: Converted at the SFFD Corporation Yard Shops from Chemical Wagon CW #10
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-conversion, see Chemical-Hose Combination Wagons)
    1926 - 1938 Hose Tender 8
    1938 - 1961 Reserve
      Sold

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HT-67 1914 American LaFrance Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #548  
  Engine: American LaFrance Type 12, 6-cylinder, 100 HP, motor #226
  1926: Converted at the SFFD Corporation Yard Shops from Chemical Wagon CW-12
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-conversion, see Chemical-Hose Combination Wagons)
    1926 - 1939 Hose Tender 7
    1939 - November 1940 Hose Tender 8
    November 1940 - Reserve
      Sold

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HT-66 1914 American LaFrance Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #549  
  Engine: American LaFrance Type 12, 6-cylinder, 100 HP, motor #233
  1922: Converted in the Corporation Yard Shops from Chemical-Hose Wagon (CW-13)
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-conversion, see Chemical-Hose Combination Wagons)
    1922 - 1936 Engine 10 Hose Wagon
    1936 - 1937 Hose Tender 6
    1937 - July 27, 1942 Reserve
    July 27, 1942 - 1945 Hose Tender 10
    1945 - 1949 Reserve
    1949 - 1960 Airport Station 1
    1964 Transferred to the Museum Apparatus Collection

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HT-62 1914 American LaFrance Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #632  
  Engine: American LaFrance Type 12, 6-cylinder, 100 HP, motor #247
  1922: Converted at the SFFD Corporation Shops from a Chemical-Hose Wagon, CW-14, to a Hose Tender
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-conversion, see Chemical-Hose Combination Wagons)
    1922 - 1935  Hose Tender 5
    1935 -  Reserve
      Sold

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HT-63 1914 American LaFrance, Type 12, Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret added at the SFFD Corporation Yard
    Registration #636  
  Engine: American LaFrance Type 12, 6-cylinder, 100 HP
  Carried 1000 feet of 3 inch hose, divided into 2 sections of 500 feet each.  The manifold to the turret had six 3 inch inlets, 3 on each side of the apparatus.  Turret nozzle tip sizes carried: 1 ½, 1 ¾, 2, and 2 ½.  The hose body is of wood construction
    Delivery Date: July 8, 1914  
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    January 8, 1915-1917 Engine 46 Hose Wagon
    1917-1920 Engine 12 Hose Wagon
    1920-1925 Engine 5 (Engine 5 was a Hose Company only)
    1925-1935 Hose Tender 1
    1935- Reserve
      Sold

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Shop # Year & Manufacture Details
*544 1914 American LaFrance, Type-12, Hose Wagon, chain drive, with a Gorter High Pressure Turret
    Registration #544  
  Engine: American LaFrance Type 12, 6-cylinder, 100 HP
    Received in San Francisco April 18, 1914
    Leased for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    June 9, 1914 - January 1916 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Station 1
    January 1916 Returned to American La France for sale elsewhere
* (American La France registration numbers of leased apparatus)

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*545 1914 American LaFrance, Type 12, Hose Wagon, chain drive, with a Gorter High Pressure Turret
    Registration #545  
  Engine: American LaFrance Type 12, 6-cylinder, 100 HP
    Received in San Francisco March 13, 1914
    Leased for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    June 9, 1914 - January 1916 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Station 2
    January 1916 Returned to American La France for sale elsewhere
* (American La France registration numbers of leased apparatus)

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*546 1914 American LaFrance, Type 12, Hose Wagon, chain drive, with a Gorter High Pressure Turret
    Registration #546  
  Engine: American LaFrance Type 12, 6-cylinder, 100 HP
    Received in San Francisco April 29, 1914
    Leased for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    June 9, 1914 - January 1916 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Station 3
    January 1916 Returned to American La France for sale elsewhere
* (American La France registration numbers of leased apparatus)

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HT-57 1915 Schnerr Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret 
    Registration #2  
  Engine: Continental 6-cylinder, 80 HP
  1919: Converted in the SFFD Corporation Yard in 1919 from a Combination Chemical-Hose Wagon CW-17
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-conversion, see Hose-Chemical Combination Wagons)
    1919 - 1920 Engine 34 Hose Wagon
    1920 - 1922 Hose Tender 5
    1922 - 1925 Hose Tender 1
    1925 - 1929 Reserve
  1929: converted into Tow Truck.  Hose bed and turret removed. Wrecker hoist installed.  Shop number changed to TT-1. (See Tow Trucks)

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HT-65 1917 American LaFrance, Type 12, Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #1562  
  Engine: American LaFrance 6-cylinder, 100 HP
    Delivery Date: May 10, 1917  
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1918 - 1920 Engine 17 Hose Wagon
    1920 - 1935 Hose Tender 4
    1935 - 1951 Reserve
    1951 - 1955

Hose Tender 7

    1955 - Reserve
      Sold

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BT-2 1925 White, Model 50 A, Hose Tender with two Gorter High Pressure Battery Turrets
    Registration #120151  
  Engine: White 4-cylinder, 40 HP
  One turret mounted on the right front of the hose body and one mounted on the left rear of the hose body. Manifold system supplied by four inlets to each turret, four hand line outlets on the left side of the manifold.  Carried 4,000 feet 3 ½ inch hose with 3 inch couplings, divided into four sections of 1,000 feet each and two sets of nozzle tips between 1 ½ to 2 ½ inches.  Body built and monitor installed at the SFFD Corporation Yard.  Known as the Duck Wagon due to its slowness
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1926 - 1948 Hose Tender 2
    February 1939 - November 1940 Golden Gate International Exposition, Station 1, (Treasure Island)
    November 1940 - 1948 returned to Hose Tender 2
    1948 - May 1954 Hose Tender 2 (as an unmanned special unit)
    May 1954 - 1960 Reserve
    1960 - 1968 San Francisco International Airport Station 1
    1968 Scrapped

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BT-3 1925 White, Model 50 A, Hose Tender with two Gorter High Pressure Battery Turrets added at the SFFD Corporation Yard
    Registration #120730  
  Engine: White 4-cylinder, 40 HP
  One turret mounted on the right front of the hose body and one mounted on the left rear of the hose body. Manifold system supplied by four inlets to each turret, four hand line outlets on the left side of the manifold.  Carried 4,000 feet 3 ½ inch hose with 3 inch couplings, divided into four sections of 1,000 feet each and two sets of nozzle tips between 1 ½ to 2 ½ inches.  Body built and monitor installed at the SFFD Corporation Yard.  Known as the Duck Wagon due to its slowness
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1928 - 1955  Hose Tender 3
    1955 - 1963 Reserve
    1963   Scrapped

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HT-69 1933 Seagrave Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #74385  
  Engine: Seagrave 6-cylinder, 140 HP
  1935: Body built at the SFFD Corporation Yard Shop with a four sections to carry 4,000 feet of 3 ½ inch hose
  1961-62: Body and turret removed and installed on chassis from TW-12, a 1946 American LaFrance
  1961: Shop number changed to HT-81
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1935 - 1961 Hose Tender 4
    1961 Chassis scrapped, body transferred to Hose Tender #HT-81

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HT-70 1929 American LaFrance "200" Series Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #7042  
  Engine: American LaFrance 6-cylinder, 140 HP
  1935: Body built at the SFFD Corporation Yard Shop. Manifold to Battery nozzle, 8 - 3 inch inlets, four on each side of the apparatus
  Carried 2,000 feet of 3 inch hose divided into four sections of 500 feet each
  1950-51: Radiator, engine cowling, firewall, and windshield replaced with 1933 Seagrave radiator, engine cowling, firewall, and windshield.
  1961-62: Body and turret removed and installed on chassis from Tank Wagon #15, a 1946 American La France. Shop number changed to HT-80
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1935 - 1961 Hose Tender 5
    Late 1961 Chassis scrapped, body transferred to #HT-80

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HT-71 1933 American LaFrance "300" Series Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #7527  
  Engine: American LaFrance V-12, 240 HP
  1935: Body built at the SFFD Corporation Yard Shop.  Manifold to the Battery nozzle, 8 - 3 inch inlets, four on each side of the apparatus
  Carried 2,000 feet of 3 inch hose divided into four sections of 500 feet each
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1935 - July 1, 1967 Hose Tender 1
    July 1, 1967 - 1971 Hose Tender 7 (as an unmanned special unit)
    1971 - 1972 In storage
    1972 Sold

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HT-72 1937 American LaFrance "400 BD" Series, Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #7829  
  Engine: American LaFrance V-12, 240 HP
  1937: Body built at the SFFD Corporation Yard Shop.  Manifold to Battery nozzle, 8 - 3 inch inlets, four on each side of the apparatus 
  Carried 2,000 feet of 3 inch hose divided into four sections of 500 feet each
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1937 - 1955 Hose Tender 6
    1955 - July 1, 1968 Hose Tender 3
    July 1, 1968 - 1971 Hose Tender 3 (as an unmanned special unit)
    1971 - 1972 In storage
    1972 Sold

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HT-73 1938 American LaFrance "400-BD" Series Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #7791  
  Engine: American LaFrance V-12, 240 HP
  Manifold to Battery nozzle, 8 - 3 inch inlets, four on each side of the apparatus.  Carried 2,000 feet of 3 inch hose divided into four sections of 500 feet each
  1970: Shop number changed to 873
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1939 Hose Tender 8
    1939 - November 1940 Golden Gate International Exposition - Station 1 (Treasure Island)
    November 1940 - July 1, 1967 Hose Tender 8
    July 1, 1967 - Late 1967 Hose Tender 8 (as an unmanned special unit)
    Late 1967 - Early 1968 Hose Tender 5
    Early 1968 - July 1, 1968 Hose Tender 8 (as an unmanned special unit)
    July 1, 1968 - 1974 Hose Tender 5 (as an unmanned special unit)
    1974 Sold

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HT-74 1938 American LaFrance "500" Series, 512-0, Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret, open cab, no doors
    Registration #8040   
  Engine: American LaFrance V-12, 240 HP
  1938: Body built at the SFFD Corporation Yard Shop.  Manifold to the Battery nozzle, 8 - 3 inch inlets, four on each side of the apparatus
  Carried 2,000 feet of 3 inch hose divided into four sections of 500 feet each
  1970: Shop number changed to 874
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1939 - 1951 Hose Tender 7
    1951 - October 16, 1963 Hose Tender 9
    October 16, 1963 - 1971 Airport Station 1
    1971 - 1972 Reserve
    1972 Sold

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HT-77 1940 Fabco Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #57727  
  Engine: Hall-Scott 177 6-cylinder, 175 HP
  1958: Converted in the Central Fire Shops to a Hose Tender from Tank Wagon #10.  Manifold to Battery nozzle, 8 - 3 inch inlets, four on each side of the apparatus
  Carried 2,000 feet of 3 inch hose divided into four sections of 500 feet each
  1970: Shop number changed to 877
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-conversion, see Tank Wagons)
    1958 - 1961 Reserve
    Late 1961 - Early 1962 Hose Tender 5
    1962 - 1967 Reserve
    Late 1967 - 1968 Hose Tender 8 (as an unmanned special unit)
    Early 1968 - Reserve, used as a reserve Hose Tender or reserve Salvage Unit
      Sold

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HT-78 1938 Fageol Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #9598  
  Engine: Hall Scott 176 6-cylinder, 175 HP
  1960: Conversion in the Central Fire Shops to a Hose Tender from Tank Wagon TW-8.  Manifold to Battery nozzle, 8 - 3 inch inlets, four on each side of the apparatus
  Carried 2,000 feet of 3 inch hose divided into four sections of 500 feet each
  1970: Shop number changed to 878
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-conversion, see Tank Wagons)
    1960  Reserve, used as a reserve Hose Tender or reserve Salvage Unit
    After 1970 Sold

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HT-79 1941 Fabco Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #57726  
  Engine: Hall-Scott 177 6-cylinder, 175 HP
  1960: Converted in the Central Fire Shops to a Hose Tender from Tank Wagon TW-11.  Manifold to the Battery nozzle, 8 - 3 inch inlets, four on each side of the apparatus
  Carried 2,000 feet of 3 inch hose divided into four sections of 500 feet each
  1970: Shop number changed to 879
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-conversion, see Tank Wagons)
    1960 - 1961 Reserve
    Late 1961 - 1962  Hose Tender 4
    Early 1962  Reserve, used as a reserve Hose Tender or reserve Salvage Unit
      Sold

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HT-81 1944 American LaFrance "600" Series Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #8255  
  Engine: American La France V-12, 240 HP
  1962: Converted in the Central Fire Shops to a Hose Tender using the chassis from Tank Wagon #12 and hose body and turret from HT-69. Manifold to Battery nozzle, 8 - 3 inch inlets, four on each side of the apparatus.
  Carried 2,000 feet of 3 inch hose divided into four sections of 500 feet each
  1970: Shop number changed to 881
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-conversion, see Tank Wagons)
    Early 1962 - 1968  Hose Tender 4
    Early 1968 - July 1, 1968 Hose Tender 5
    July 1, 1968 - 1974 Hose Tender 8 (as an unmanned special unit)
    1974 Sold

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HT-80 1944 American LaFrance "600" Series Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
    Registration #8258  
  Engine: American LaFrance V-12, 240 HP
  1962: Converted in the Central Fire Shops to a Hose Tender from Tank Wagon #15 chassis and hose body and turret from HT-70
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-conversion, see Tank Wagons)
    Early 1962 - 1967 Hose Tender 5
    Late 1967 Chassis sold and body and turret transferred to new chassis, HT-82

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HT-75 1950 Mack, Model "21-LS", Type 95 Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret, open cab with doors
    Registration #1080  
  Engine: Hall-Scott 6-cylinder, 275 HP
  1950 - 1955: Money was not available in the budget to build the hose tender body and install the Gorter Battery manifold system
  1955: Body built at the SFFD Corporation Yard Shop with a four bays to carry 2,000 feet of 3 inch hose
  1970: Shop number changed to 875
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1955 - January 21, 1975 Hose Tender 6
    January 21, 1975 - 1985  Reserve at Station 25
  1985: Refitted to operate in conjunction with Portable Water Supply System (PWSS)
    1985 - 1988 Hose Tender 8 (as an unmanned PWSS special unit)
    1988 - December 5, 1993 Hose Tender 15 (as an unmanned PWSS special unit)
    December 6, 1993 Transferred to the Museum Apparatus Collection

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HT-76 1950 Mack, Model "21-LS", Type 95 Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret, open cab with doors
    Registration #1081  
  Engine: Hall-Scott 6-cylinder, 275 HP
  1950 - 1955: Money was not available in the budget to build the hose tender body and install the Gorter Battery manifold system
  1955: Body built at the SFFD Corporation Yard Shop with a four bays to carry 2,000 feet of 3 inch hose
  1970: Shop number changed to 876
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1955 - July 1, 1967 Hose Tender 7
    July 1, 1967 - February 1975  Hose Tender 1
    February 1975 - 1985 Reserve
  1985: Refitted to operate in conjunction with Portable Water Supply System (PWSS)
    1985 - March 1997  Hose Tender 22 (as unmanned PWSS special unit)
    March 1997 In storage

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866 1950 Mack, Model 505-S, Model Type 50 Support Hose Tender carrying 5-inch hose
    Registration #2064  
  Engine: Mack 6-cylinder, 150 HP
  1970: Shop number changed to 866
  1986: Conversion from a Salvage Wagon, SA-6, to a Support Hose Tender, HT-866, for use with the Portable Water Supply System (PWSS) carrying 5-inch hose
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1986 -  November 1991 Support Hose Tender 31 (as an unmanned PWSS special unit)
    November 1991  Removed from service and scrapped

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HT-82 1967 Ford "C-1000" tilt-cab chassis with Hose Tender body and a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret, closed cab
  Engine: Ford 8-cylinder, 225 HP
  1968: Gorter Battery turret and manifold system from HT-80 installed at the Central Fire Shops
  1970: Shop number changed to 882
  1985: Refitted to operate in conjunction with Portable Water Supply System (PWSS)
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    Early 1968 - February 1975 Hose Tender 4
    February 1975 - 1985 Reserve
    1985 - April 1992 Hose Tender 25 (as an unmanned PWSS special unit)
    April 1992 - October 1994 Hose Tender 9 (as an unmanned PWSS special unit)
    October 1994 In storage

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551 1973 Ward LaFrance triple combination engine, with a 500-gallon tank with a single booster reel; closed cab, with jump seats
    Registration #80873  
  Pump: Hale 1250 GPM 2-stage centrifugal
  Engine: Detroit Diesel V-8 Type 33, 350 HP
  1994: Cconverted by Paoletti into a Hose Tender, water tank and hose reel removed, higher hose bed installed, Stang High Pressure Turret installed through pump
  Shop #145-551
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-1994 conversion, see Motorized Pumpers)
    October 1994 - April 8, 1996 Hose Tender 9 (as an unmanned Portable Water Supply System (PWSS) special unit)
    April 8, 1996 - September 8, 2006 Hose Tender 25 (as an unmanned PWSS special unit)
    Sept. 8, 2006 - Present (Nov. 2009) Hose Tender 38 (as an unmanned PWSS special unit)

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565 1973 Ward LaFrance triple combination pumper & hose with a 500-gallon tank with a single booster reel; closed cab, with jump seats
    Registration #80878  
  Pump: Hale 1250 GPM 2-stage centrifugal
  Engine: Detroit Diesel V-8 Type 33, 350 HP
  1996 to 1997: Converted by Dailey into a Hose Tender. Water tank and hose reel removed.  Higher hose bed installed, Stang High Pressure Turret installed through pump
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-1996 conversion, see Motorized Pumpers)
    March 1997 - 1998 Hose Tender 22 (as an unmanned Portable Water Supply System (PWSS) special unit)
    1998 - Present (Nov. 2009) Hose Tender 15 (moved to Treasure Island Training site)

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571 1973 Ward LaFrance triple combination pumper & hose with a 500-gallon tank with a single booster reel; closed cab, with jump seats
    Registration #80884  
  Pump: Hale 1250 GPM 2-stage centrifugal
  Engine: Detroit Diesel V-8 Type 33, 350 HP
  1996-97: Converted by Dailey into a Hose Tender, water tank and hose reel removed, higher hose bed installed, Stang High Pressure Turret installed through pump
  Shop #145-571
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments: (Pre-conversion, see Motorized Pumpers)
    March 1997 - 1998 Hose Tender 15 (as an unmanned PWSS special unit)
    1998 - Present (Nov. 2009) Hose Tender 22 (as an unmanned PWSS special unit)

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808 1974 Crown-Ford "C-1000" tilt-cab Attack Hose Tender with 55-ft articulated "Squirt" boom and "Airfoam" high-expansion foam unit, enclosed cab
    Registration #8099-C-2  
  Engine: Caterpillar 8-cylinder Diesel, 225 HP
  Carries 2,000 feet of 2 ¾ inch with 3 inch hose couplings
  Shop #145-808
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    February 1975 - March 15, 1975 Attack Hose Tender 5
    March 15, 1975 - June 2006 Attack Hose Tender 21
    June 2006  Removed from service and sold

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809 1974 Crown-Ford "C-1000" tilt-cab Attack Hose Tender with 55-ft articulated "Squirt" boom and "Airfoam" high-expansion foam unit, enclosed cab
    Registration #8099-C-1  
  Engine: Caterpillar 8-cylinder Diesel, 225 HP
  Carries 2,000 feet of 2 ¾ inch with 3 inch hose couplings
  Shop #145-809
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    February 1975 - 1979 Attack Hose Tender 1
    1979 - June 2006 Attack Hose Tender 13
    June 2006 - Present (Nov. 2009) Attack Hose Tender 21

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810 1974 Crown-Ford "C-1000" tilt-cab Attack Hose Tender with 55-foot articulated "Squirt" boom and "Airfoam" high-expansion foam unit, enclosed cab
    Registration #8099-C-3   
  Engine: Caterpillar 8-cylinder Diesel, 225 HP
  Carries 2,000 feet of 2 ¾ inch with 3 inch hose couplings
  Shop #145-810
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    January 21, 1975 - February 1975 Attack Hose Tender 6
    February 1975 - July 21, 2006  Attack Hose Tender 7
    July 21, 2006 - Present (Nov. 2009) Attack Hose Tender 42

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N502 1983 Pierce "Dash" triple combination engine with a 500-gallon tank, enclosed cab with jump seats
  Acquired from U. S. Navy with the acquisition by the City of the Treasure Island Naval Base
  Pump: Hale 1250 GPM 2-stage centrifugal
  Engine: Detroit Diesel, 300 HP
  1998: Outfitted at the Central Fire Shops as a SFFD apparatus
  December 1999: Converted to a Hose Tender at the Central Fire Shops
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    September 27,  1997 - Nov. 8, 1997 Engine 48
    November 8, 1997 - July 1998 In Shop
    July 1998 - December 1999 Engine 48
    Dec. 1999 - present (Nov. 2009) Hose Tender 48

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N503 1983 Ward LaFrance 79 "Limited" triple combination engine, 500-gallon tank with a single booster reel, closed cab, with jump seats
  Acquired from U. S. Navy with the acquisition by the city of Treasure Island Naval Base
  Pump: Waterous 1250 GPM 2-stage centrifugal
  Engine: Detroit Diesel, 300 HP
  Shop #145-N503
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    Sept. 27, 1997 - Present (Nov. 2009) Reserve for Hose Tender 48

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956 1984 Ford "Ranger" 3/4-ton pick-up truck filled with 800-feet of 5-inch hose
  Engine: Ford
  Used as a Manifold Hose Wagon due to water main closures during extensive cable car line re-construction
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    February 1984 - November 1984 Manifold Hose Wagon 1 (as an unmanned special unit)
    November 1984 - Service Bureau Truck
      Sold

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957 1984 Ford "Ranger" 3/4-ton pick-up truck filled with 800-ft of 5-inch hose
  Engine: Ford
  Used as a Manifold Hose Wagon due to water main closures during extensive cable car line re-construction
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    February 1984 - November 1984 Manifold Hose Wagon 2 (as an unmanned special unit)
    November 1984 - Service Bureau Truck
      Sold

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813 1987 Welch-Ford "C-8000" tilt-cab High Pressure Hose Tender with a Gorter High Pressure Battery Turret
  Engine: Caterpillar 8-cylinder diesel, 275 HP
  Shop #145-813
   
  In Service Company Details
  Assignments:
    1988 - 1991   Hose Tender 13 (as an unmanned PWSS special unit)
    November 1991 - January 20, 1998 Hose Tender 8 (as an unmanned PWSS special unit)
    Jan. 20, 1998 - Present (Nov. 2009) Hose Tender 17 (as an unmanned PWSS special unit)

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