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CALIFORNIA BOATS
Alameda    Eureka-Humboldt Bay   LONG BEACH   Long Beach 15   Long Beach 20 
Long Beach Lifeguards   LOS ANGELES CITY   Los Angeles City 1   Los Angeles City 2   Los Angeles City 3  
Los Angeles City 4   Los Angeles City 5   Los Angeles County   Los Angeles County Lifeguards  
Monterey   Oakland    Orange County 1   Orange County 2   Orange County 3   Redwood City  
Richmond    San Diego Harbor 1    San Diego Harbor 2     San Diego Lifeguards 
San Francisco 1   San Francisco 2   San Francisco 3   Sausalito-Southern Marin   Tiburon  

FIREBOAT 20

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Long Beach Fire department
"Protector"
"Fireboat 20"
2016 Foss Maritime Fireboat built in Seattle, WA.
108' LOA, 100' LWL, 35' beam, 15' draft
40,000 gpm pump with actual capacity closer to 60,000 gpm

The vessel, designed by Robert Allen, is equipped with the
Voith Schneider propulsion system allowing it to move in any
director while controlled from fore and aft facing stations in the wheelhouse.
It is capable of 12 knots max with a slower 8 knots low wake speed
within the busy Port of Long Beach rated #2 in the country.

It is quipped with numerous remote controlled nozzles
including a single 12,000 gpm monitor capable of throwing a stream
some 600 feet or 20 stories high.  The 9 others monitors range from 1,500 to 6,000 gpm.

The vessel also has a 55' ladder / crane used for deploying equipment
or the auxiliary boat.

The "Protector" is a CBRNE design.

Long Beach Fire Station 20 is located on the Back Channel
at 549 Pier D Ave West, Long Beach.
 

A twin ship to be named "Vigilance" is expected to be delivered in 2017.
The new vessels will replace the 1988 vessels "Challenger" and "Liberty"

COOL VIDEO OF THE PROTECTOR

Photo Oct 2016

Also see Long Beach Fireboats
Fireboat 15
Fireboat 20
Lifeguard Rescue Boats

 

 

 

 

Other Boats


CALIFORNIA BOATS
Alameda    Eureka-Humboldt Bay   LONG BEACH   Long Beach 15   Long Beach 20 
Long Beach Lifeguards   LOS ANGELES CITY   Los Angeles City 1   Los Angeles City 2   Los Angeles City 3  
Los Angeles City 4   Los Angeles City 5   Los Angeles County   Los Angeles County Lifeguards  
Monterey   Oakland    Orange County 1   Orange County 2   Orange County 3   Redwood City  
Richmond    San Diego Harbor 1    San Diego Harbor 2     San Diego Lifeguards 
San Francisco 1   San Francisco 2   San Francisco 3   Sausalito-Southern Marin   Tiburon  

 

 

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