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Updated August 27, 2009 - Updated August 9, 2011
Portland Fireboat - Marine 1
"City of Portland IV"
Built in Nova Scotia in 2009
Delivered in Summer 2009
65' LOA and pumping capacity of 3,500 gpm
Two bow turrets, two stern turrets, one massive center turret
Dive platform and access to the boat
The helm of the fire boat including the pump control panel
The pump controls are all electronic
The boat is equipped with an "ambulance" bay which is setup
similarly to Portland's ambulances. The fire boat will respond to
medical emergencies on several of Portland's harbor islands.
Large 10" pipe feeding the remote controlled monitor
Portland, Maine Fireboats
"City of Portland, Engine Company 7" and "Joseph C. Cavallaro, Jr."
at the city birth.
PORTLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT
Portland Fireboat - Engine 7
"City of Portland"
The "City of Portland" was built in 1959. The boat, also designated as Engine 7,
has a steel hull, is 65' in length, and has a pumping capacity of 7,000 gpm.
The "Cavallaro" heads out into the harbor on a medical call.
The "City of Portland" in the foreground.
Portland's Marine units.
The "City of Portland" Engine 7 on the waterfront.
The smoke stack and a deckgun on the Portland boat.
It has (4) deckguns and carries 250 gallons of AFFF concentrate.
The "Joseph C. Cavallaro, Jr." built in 1993 is 42' in length.
It is not equipped for firefighting, but is rather used primarily for medical
responses within the harbor and to the islands in the Portland area.
March 2006 photos
March 11, 2006
Portland Fireboats March 2006
PORTLAND FIREBOAT ENGINE 7
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New York City 7
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