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DELAWARE


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

Delaware Fire Boats
Bowers   Delaware City   Holloway Terrace   Leipsic 
Lewes   Little Creek   Port Penn  Wilmington
             

 

BOWERS FIRE BOAT

BOWERS, DE
Fire Boat 40
2013 Viking Welding FR 32
32' LOA - 10' beam
Twin Mercury 300 HP outboards
3000 gpm
Photos Nov 2015


 

 

DELAWARE CITY FIRE BOAT

DELAWARE CITY, DE
Fire Boat 15
2015 MetalCraft Firestorm 32
36' LOA, 10' 9" beam
2,700 gpm
Photos Nov 2015

New boat replaced 2011 boat that sunk in an accident in June 2014.

 

DELAWARE CITY, DE
Fire Boat 15
2011 MetalCraft Firestorm 30
34' LOA, 10' 9" beam
2,700 gpm
Photos Dec 2011

Note: 2011 boat was sunk in an accident in June 2014. A new boat replaced it in 2015.

 

 

HOLLOWAY TERRACE FIRE BOAT

HOLLOWAY TERRACE, DE
Fire Boat 20
2008 Boston Whaler 27' Challenger
Twin Mercury 300 HP outboards
Fire pump and deckgun
Photos Nov 2015

Holloway Terrace is located on the Delaware River in the area of the
Delaware Memorial Bridges (I-295).

The fire station is located at 700 West Ave, New Castle, DE

HOLLOWAY TERRACE, DE
Marine 20-1
1982 Boston Whaler 20'

 

 

LEIPSIC FIRE BOAT

LEIPSIC, DE
Marine 1
2013 Boston Whaler 27' Challnger
1000 gpm
Located on the Leipsic River at Route 9 in Leipsic


 

 

 

LEWES FIRE BOAT

LEWES, DELAWARE
Marine 82-1
2009 Moose Boats M1-44
43' 8"' LOA - 16' beam - 25" draft
750 gpm
Aluminum catamaran hull, jet drives
Photos Nov 2015

 

LITTLE CREEK FIRE BOAT

 

 

 

 

PORT PENN FIRE BOAT

PORT PENN, DE
29 Marine 1
2005 Boston Whaler 27' Challenger
250 gpm
Port Penn FD

 

 

 

WILMINGTON FIRE BOAT

Wilmington, Delaware Fireboat 7
"Firefighter"

Built in 2012
MetalCraft FireStorm 70
70 ' length, 22' beam
12,000 gpm
300 gals foam
Photos July 2014

Replaced 1977
65' length, 23' beam, 5' 10" draft
7,500 gpm capacity
photos July 1990



Wilmington, Delaware Fireboat 7
"Firefighter"

Built 1977
65' length, 23' beam, 5' 10" draft
7,500 gpm capacity
photo July 1990

RELATED SITES
WILMINGTON FIREBOAT 7


Wilmington, Delaware Fireboat 7
"Firefighter"
at Baltimore

Wilmington Fire Boat 7
December 2011
 

 

 

 

 

DELAWARE

Delaware Fire Boats
Bowers   Delaware City   Holloway Terrace   Leipsic 
Lewes   Little Creek   Port Penn  Wilmington

 

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