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Portland, Maine


Original Feature Posted April 26, 2004 - Re-launched January 28, 2012
Updated September 8, 2012

Old Portland Boats  New Portland Boat 
 

OLDER PORTLAND FIRE BOATS

Portland Fireboat - Engine 7
"City of Portland"
The "City of Portland" was built in 1959.  The boat, also designated as Engine 7,
has a steel hull, is 65' in length, and has a pumping capacity of 7,000 gpm.

 

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Portland's Marine units.


The "City of Portland" Engine 7 on the waterfront.


The smoke stack and a deckgun on the Portland boat.


It has (4) deckguns and carries 250 gallons of AFFF concentrate.


The "Joseph C. Cavallaro, Jr." built in 1993 is 42' in length.
It is not equipped for firefighting, but is rather used primarily for medical
responses within the harbor and to the islands in the Portland area.


 The "Cavallaro" heads out into the harbor on a medical call.
The "City of Portland" in the foreground.


March 2006 photos


March 11, 2006

 

 


Portland Fireboats March 2006

 

1894 PORTLAND FIREBOAT
PORTLAND FIREBOAT ENGINE 7

 

 Portland, Maine

Old Portland Boats  New Portland Boat 

 

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