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Original Feature Posted April 26, 2004 - Re-launched January 28, 2012
Updated March 4, 2017

FLORIDA BOATS
Broward County   Cape Coral   Clearwater   Daytona Beach   Dunedin  
Everglades City   Fort Lauderdale   Fort Myers   Hillsborough Co 
Iona-McGregor   Isle of Capri, Greater Naples   Jacksonville-1 Old FB-1 
Jacksonville-2 M-38    Jacksonville-3 M-40    Jacksonville-4 M-23 & M-39
Longboat Key   Marco Island   Medeira Beach   Miami Beach       
 Miami-City   Miami-Dade 1   Miami-Dade 2   Niceville  
Palm Harbor   Panama City   Pensacola   Port Canaveral   Safety Harbor
Sarasota   St Petersburg   Tampa  Tarpon Springs  Venice  

JACKSONVILLE FIRE BOATS - Page 3

Fireboat "Eugene Johnson" (M-1 Ret)
Fireboat "Dr. Robert F. Kiely" (M-1/M-38)
Fireboat "Jake M. Godbold" (M-4/M-40)
Fireboat "Marine 23" (M-2/M-23)
Fireboat "Marine 39" (M-3/M-39)

 MARINE 40

Jacksonville Marine 40
"Jake M. Godbold"
(Originally Marine 1)
  2007 Metal Craft Fire Storm 50 Fireboat
7,000 gpm
The powerful jet drive boat is capable of high speeds.
The new fire boat replaced the 1971 Eugene Jackson.
Jacksonville renumbered / reassigned boats several times with the latest (2015)
assignments having the "Godbold" at Station 40 as Marine 40.
(Photos courtesy of Metal Craft Marine)

Jacksonville Fireboat
"Jake M. Godbold"
  2007 Metal Craft 50 Fireboat
7000 gpm
At the fireboat station (Station 39) on the St. John's River in Jacksonville.
The pier is located at Metropolitan Park on Gator Bowl Blvd
across the the Jacksonville Jaquar's "EverBank Field"
Photos March 2015
 

Previous photos March 2015

 

 

Jacksonville Station 40
9350 Hecksher Drive, Jacksonville
Located across from Mayport near the entrance to the St Johns River.
The station houses a couple land based units, E40, Tender 40, and a Rescue.
Behind the station on the river is a dock for several boats, including Marine 40.
The large Marine 1 (Dr. Robert F. Kiely" was originally assigned here, but was
later reassigned further up the river and the "Jake M. Godbold" was reassigned
as Marine 40 at this station.

photos Nov 2015

 

Marine 40 out of the water
December 2015

 

 

 

Small boats on the dock at Marine 40
December 2015

 

Jacksonville Fireboat Station 40 with Marine 23 and Marine 40
March 2016
 

Jacksonville Marine 23 & Marine 40
March 2016

 

 

 

 

 

  Florida

FLORIDA BOATS
Broward County   Cape Coral   Clearwater   Daytona Beach   Dunedin  
Everglades City   Fort Lauderdale   Fort Myers   Hillsborough Co 
Iona-McGregor   Isle of Capri, Greater Naples   Jacksonville-1 Old FB-1 
Jacksonville-2 M-38    Jacksonville-3 M-40    Jacksonville-4 M-23 & M-39
Longboat Key   Marco Island   Medeira Beach   Miami Beach       
 Miami-City   Miami-Dade 1   Miami-Dade 2   Niceville  
Palm Harbor   Panama City   Pensacola   Port Canaveral   Safety Harbor
Sarasota   St Petersburg   Tampa  Tarpon Springs  Venice  



 

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