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WILMINGTON FIRE BOATS
WILMINGTON, NC FIREBOAT "ATLANTIC VI"
Wilmington, NC is home to the retired Battleship "USS North Carolina" (BB-55)
Just up the Cape Fear River on the opposite shore is the Wilmington, NC
Fire Boat "Atlantic VI." The Wilmington boat was built by Metalcraft
in 2007. It is a Firstorm 50 rated at 7,000 GPM and carries 500 gallons of
AFFF foam. It can travel at 38 knots.
It is docked along the river behind the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce and
the Convention Center off Nutt Street.
Wilmington is the largest city in the southeastern part of North Carolina with
to the Atlantic.
Wilmington, NC Police Boat
Wilmington Police Department has this boat located at the same pier as the fire boat.
Wilmington Fire Boat dock
WILMINGTON FIRE BOAT 2
WILMINGTON, NC FIREBOAT 2
Wilmington, NC has a second boat located on the east side of the city
within the area of the community of Wrightsville Beach
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