||15 cwt Utility Vehicle Type 3 (Morris)
|Fleet Number ranges
||U235822 (NYV 803E) 1967 (Prototype)
U233984 to U234570 (NYY 202E - 788E) 1967
U241198 (SGW 430F) 1968
U241199 to U241848 (SLX 1F - 650F) 1967 (Petrol)
U242849 to U242197 (WHV 370G - 718G) 1968 (Petrol)
|Date of picture
It's 1967 and the side windows are slid open and closed by hand! - note
lack of window winder.
General description and facilities
This vehicle, which supersedes Types 1 and 2, is a commercial forward
control van with both rear and near-side access to the vehicle body.
It is equipped internally with aluminium racking and has an aluminium roof
rack suitable for carrying a ladder with a maximum unextended length of 14
ft. In addition, a Ladder, Extension, 4A or 5 can be carried on top of
the interior off-side racking. A third seat is provided in the vehicle
cab for use by a trainee or occasional passenger only. The vehicle is
intended for use by one or two man parties who require to carry between 5
cwt. and 15 cwt. of tools and stores. The towing capacity is
sufficient for towing a trailer tool cart or a Trailer, Cable Drum, No. 2.
On no account may these vehicles be used for parties whose regular size
exceeds two men.
Taken from - P.O. ENGINEERING INSTRUCTIONS, TOOLS & TRANSPORT, VEHICLES, N
1225 (Issue 1, 30.7.68)
A second batch of 1000 250JUs was purchased in 1968. These were