1955 Albion Claymore FT27AEN truck; Albion Automotive Ltd; 1955; 2015.178
1955 Albion Claymore FT27AEN truckAbout this object
Model: Claymore FT27AEN
Serial No: 71713A
Engine Make: Leyland
Engine Type: 4 cylinder diesel
Engine Model: EN218
It was originally owned by Durham Cormack, carrier of Geraldine, then it went to a Geraldine farmer. Murray Drake bought it from the farmer and started the restoration. Bill Richardson finished it in December 1991 for Murray's wife Velda. She then gave it to Bill in 1994.
Built from 1954-1958 this model Claymore is one of twenty thought to have been imported to New Zealand. The engine is a 4 cylinder version of the Leyland 350.
'Murray Drake Invercargill' written on the front doorsSubject and Association Keywords
From the Collection of Bill Richardson Transport WorldObject Type
Just fell upon this and was amazed to read of this truck , Durham Cormack is my late father and ceased his transport in the mid 70 s.Keep up the good work
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