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Updated August 9, 2011
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The "Fire Fighter"
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FDNY Fireboat - Marine 9
The "Fire Fighter" was built at a ship yard in Staten Island in 1938.
It is 134' in length, with a 32' beam and 9' draft.
The "Fire Fighter" at berth on Staten Island
The "Fire Fighter" is perhaps the most famous fireboat ever built.
Fire Fighter has a 20,000 gpm fire pump.
The "Fire Fighter" at berth at Staten Island has a panoramic view of the entire
New York City harbor from the Verrazano Narrows Bridge to Manhattan.
The Manhattan skyline from the birth of the Fire Fighter.
April 2005 photos
A 1986 view of lower Manhattan.
FDNY Fireboat - Marine 2
"John J. Harvey"
Built in 1931 - Retired in 1999
130' Length, 28' Beam, 9' Draft
Shown at Derecktor Shipyard, Bridgeport, CT July 2007
Harvey July 2007
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