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Original Feature Posted April 26, 2004 - Re-launched January 28, 2012
Updated Nov 10, 2015

CONNECTICUT BOATS  
BRANFORD   BRIDGEPORT  ESSEX  FAIRFIELD   GUILFORD  
MILFORD   MYSTIC   NEW HAVEN  NORWALK  
OLD SAYBROOK   STAMFORD   STRATFORD

BRANFORD FIRE BOAT

Branford Fireboat
Branford, CT Fireboat was built at Derecktor Shipyards in Bridgeport, CT
and launched in 2007.
1500 gpm pump - Twin Mercury 275 hp

 

BRIDGEPORT FIRE BOAT

Bridgeport operates a 2008 MetalCraft FireBrand 28 fire boat.
First Bridgeport Fireboat in history.
28 LOA - 10 beam
Twin Mercury 250 hp
1250 gpm

Bridgeport took delivery of this Safe Boats Defender 33 foot boat in 2013.

 

 

ESSEX FIRE BOAT

ESSEX, CT
MARINE 6-2
Approx 24' boat with single outboard and small fire pump.
Photo Nov 2015

 

FAIRFIELD FIRE BOAT

FAIRFIELD, CT
MARINE 28
2008 MetalCraft Firebrand 28
1500 gpm
Formerly Bridgeport Marine 1
Oct 2015

 

 

 

GUILFORD FIRE BOAT

GUILFORD MARINE 10
2015 MetalCraft Marine 30 Foot with twin outboards

 

 

MILFORD FIRE BOAT

MILFORD MARINE 1
27 Foot Aluminum boat
1000 gpm

 

MYSTIC FIRE BOAT

Mystic Marine 1 - 232
2012 MetalCraft Firestorm 32
Approx 2000 gpm

Mystic, CT
"Marine One"
Joseph B Herman
Approx 1972 Privateer
Purchased second hand from Guilford CT - operated by Mystic FD approx 20 years
Replaced in 2012 by new boat

 

NEW HAVEN FIRE BOAT

New Haven
"Marine 1" - "Nathan Hale"
MetalCraft Marine Firestorm 36
4,800 gpm

 

NORWALK FIRE BOATS

New Boat 238 "Robert Bedell"
2012 42 foot  North River Boats, Roseburg, OR
2400 gpm
 

Older Marine 2
24 foot

 

 

STAMFORD FIRE BOAT

The City of Stamford
Marine 236
2013 MetalCraft FireStorm32
1500 gpm

 

 

STRATFORD FIRE BOAT

Stratford, CT
Marine 233 - "Allen D. Judson"
2015 33 foot Safeboat
(3) Mercury 300 HP outboards
1000 gpm
Oct 2015

 

 

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