Engine Company No. 16

<?> - <1940>: 554 Ferry Street

<?> - Present: 469 Ferry Street

Organized ~1902

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From Reports of City Officers of the City Of Newark NJ 1905: Engine placed in service November 12th, 1887. Combination chemical Engine and Hose Wagon placed in service DEcember 16th, 1901. Second size Amoskeag Engine (three-horse hitch), and Champion Babcock Combination Chemical Engine, singe Tank 60 gallon, and Hose Wagon, in good condition. Engine and Wagon equipped with rubber tires.

From 1920 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Engine placed in service June 24th, 1891. Wagon placed in service December 14th, 1901. Engine is an extra second-sized Amoskeag, three-horse hitch. Two-horse, single 60 gallon tank Champion Babcock Combination Chemical Engine and Hose wagon. Both apparatus in good condition and equipped with rubber tires.

From 1921 Board of Commissioner's Manual: Engine placed in service June 24th, 1891. Wagon placed in service December 14th, 1901. Engine is an extra second-sized Amoskeag, three-horse hitch. Two-horse, single 60 gallon tank Champion Babcock Combination Chemical Engine and Hose wagon. Both apparatus in good condition and equipped with rubber tires.

Rosters

Job 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906
Captain Isaac JW. Van Houten Isaac JW. Van Houten Isaac JW. Van Houten   Isaac W. Van Houten
Lieutenant Thomas J. Hughes Thomas J. Hughes Thomas J. Hughes Thomas J. Hughes Charles Whynates
Engineer Patrick Mahon Patrick Mahon Patrick Mahon Patrick Mahon Patrick Mahon
Fireman Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue
Fireman James J. McEvoy James J. McEvoy James J. McEvoy James J. McEvoy James J. McEvoy
Fireman William F. O'Brien William F. O'Brien William F. O'Brien William F. O'Brien William F. O'Brien
Fireman Peter J. Norton Peter J. Norton George Herrscher George Herrscher George Herrscher
Fireman George W. White Michael Fagan Joseph P. Lupton Joseph P. Lupton Joseph P. Lupton
Fireman George Herrscher George Herrscher Michael Fagan Michael Fagan Michael Fagan
Fireman Joseph P. Lupton Joseph P. Lupton Christopher Devine John P. Barrett John P. Barrett

 

Job 1908 1909 1910 1911 1914
Captain John A. Cremen John A. Cremen John A. Cremen John A. Cremen John A. Cremen
Lieutenant Charles Whynates Charles Whynates Charles Whynates Charles Whynates John J. Schoemer
Engineer Thomas Leffingwell        
Fireman   Thomas Leffingwell Thomas Leffingwell Thomas Leffingwell Joseph Spiro
Fireman Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue
Fireman Jos. P. Lupton Jos. P. Lupton Jos. P. Lupton Jos. P. Lupton Joseph A. Fletcher
Fireman George Herrscher George Herrscher George Herrscher George Herrscher George Herrscher
Fireman James J. McEvoy James J. McEvoy James J. McEvoy James J. McEvoy James J. McEvoy
Fireman John McKiernan John McKiernan John McKiernan John McKiernan Frederick Lentz
Fireman John E. Burrows John E. Burrows John E. Burrows John E. Burrows John E. Burrows
Fireman Peter C. O'Brien Peter C. O'Brien Peter C. O'Brien Thomas J. Kiley Thomas J. Kiley
Fireman Charles H. Brown Charles H. Brown Charles H. Brown Charles H. Brown Charles H. Brown

 

Job 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
Captain John A. Cremen John A. Cremen John A. Cremen Philip A. O'Neill John F. O'Connell
Captain         Henry Kapel
Lieutenant John J. Schoemer Frank Krebs Frank Krebs Frank Krebs  
Fireman Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue
Fireman John G. Herrscher John G. Herrscher John G. Herrscher John G. Herrscher John G. Herrscher
Fireman John E. Burrows John E. Burrows John E. Burrows John E. Burrows John E. Burrowes
Fireman Joseph P. Lynch Joseph P. Lynch Joseph P. Lynch Joseph P. Lynch Joseph P. Lynch
Fireman John J. Hinches, Jr. John J. Hinches, Jr. John J. Hinches, Jr. John J. Hinches, Jr. John J. Hinches, Jr.
Fireman Joseph Spiro James A. Nolan James A. Nolan James A. Nolan James A. Nolan
Fireman Thomas J. Kiley Thomas J. Kiley James J. McEvoy James J. McEvoy James J. McEvoy
Fireman James P. O'Donnell James P. O'Donnell Louis F. J. Jensen Louis F. J. Jensen Louis F. J. Jensen
Fireman James J. McEvoy Martin L. Coleman Martin L. Coleman Thomas E. Rush Thomas E. Rush
Fireman       Frank C. Rutan Frank C. Rutan
Fireman       Thomas F. Kelly Joseph A. Killoran
Fireman       Joseph A. Killoran Thomas Cavanaugh

 

Job 1920 1921 1923    
Captain Henry Kapel Henry Kapel Henry Kapel    
Captain Christopher J. Devine Christopher J. Devine Christopher J. Devine    
Fireman John G. Herrscher John G. Herrscher John G. Herrscher    
Fireman John E. Burrowes John E. Burrowes John E. Burrowes    
Fireman James J. McEvoy James J. McEvoy James J. McEvoy    
Fireman Joseph P. Lynch Joseph P. Lynch Joseph L. O'Brien    
Fireman John J. Hinches, Jr. John J. Hinches, Jr. William F. Hompesch    
Fireman James A. Nolan James A. Nolan James A. Nolan    
Fireman Louis F. J. Jensen Louis F. J. Jensen Louis F. J. Jensen    
Fireman Thomas E. Rush Thomas E. Rush Thomas E. Rush    
Fireman Joseph A. Killoran Joseph A. Killoran Joseph A. Killoran    
Fireman Thomas Cavanaugh Thomas Cavanaugh Thomas Cavanaugh    
Fireman Frank C. Rutan Frank C. Rutan Frank C. Rutan    
Fireman Leon Kaiser Leon Kaiser Leon Kaiser    
Fireman Steven Opanowitz Steven Opanowitz Steven Opanowitz    
Fireman Thomas F. Kelly Thomas F. Kelly Thomas F. Kelly    
Fireman Thomas H. Donahue Thomas H. Donahue