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Original Feature Posted April 26, 2004 - Re-launched January 28, 2012
Updated March 24, 2018

FLORIDA BOATS
Bonita Springs  Brevard County  
Broward County   Cape Coral   Charlotte County - Punta Gorda  
Clearwater   Daytona Beach   Dunedin  Englewood  Estero  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  
 Key West   Longboat Key   Marco Island  
Matlacha-Pine Island  Madeira Beach  
 Miami Beach   Miami-City  Miami-Dade 1  Miami-Dade 2   Niceville  
North Collier County 
Palm Beach County  Palm Harbor  Panama City   Pensacola   Port Canaveral   Safety Harbor  
Sanford  Sanibel island   Sarasota  St Augustine   St Johns County   St Petersburg   Seminole  Tampa 
Tarpon Springs  
Treasure island  Venice  West Manatee County - Holmes Beach

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
Bonita Springs  Brevard County  
Broward County   Cape Coral   Charlotte County - Punta Gorda  
Clearwater   Daytona Beach   Dunedin  Englewood  Estero  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  
 Key West   Longboat Key   Marco Island  
Matlacha-Pine Island  Madeira Beach  
 Miami Beach   Miami-City  Miami-Dade 1  Miami-Dade 2   Niceville  
North Collier County 
Palm Beach County  Palm Harbor  Panama City   Pensacola   Port Canaveral   Safety Harbor  
Sanford  Sanibel island   Sarasota  St Augustine   St Johns County   St Petersburg   Seminole  Tampa 
Tarpon Springs  
Treasure island  Venice  West Manatee County - Holmes Beach

  


 

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