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NEW JERSEY


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

New Jersey Fire Boats  
  Atlantic Highlands  Bayonne  Camden  Edgewater 
Gloucester City   Hoboken  Jersey City  Newark  
North Hudson / Weehawken   Perth Amboy   Secaucus    
Westville
 

August 3, 2012
Added guest photos of Westville, FD Marine 7 this page.

 

NEW JERSEY FIRE BOATS

The State of New Jersey
A number of fire boats are operated in the
New York City metro area.
Camden, New Jersey on the Delaware
River opposite Philadelphia also has a boat.

 

RELATED LINKS

Camden, NJ Firefighters Local 788
Camden Fire Boat with Delaware City Boat
Newark Firefighters
Newark Fire History

Video Newark F/B John F Kennedy from 1987
Jersey City & Newark Fire Boats working - You Tube Video
Perth Amboy Fire Department
Perth Amboy Marine 5
Boat Fire in Perth Amboy
Video Perth Amboy Marine Unit
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ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS

  

Atlantic Highlands, NJ
MARINE 85
Atlantic Highlands Harbor Marina
26 foot refurbished former USCG boat
Fire pump

Photos Nov 2015

 

CITY OF BAYONNE

 

Bayonne, NJ
MARINE 1
City of Bayonne, New Jersey
2012 27 foot Safe Boat with twin 225 HP outboards
and firefighting capability.

photos July 2012

 

CITY OF CAMDEN

City of Camden
FIRE BOAT 1
City of Camden, New Jersey
2011 MetalCraft Firestorm 50
50'5" LOA
11,000 gpm

 

 

EDGEWATER

  

Edgewater, NJ
Fireboat 1
1986 26' Shamrock
Purchased used in 2007


Photos Nov 2015

Edgewater, NJ
Fireboat 2
27' Boston Whaler

 

 

 

GLOUCESTER CITY

 

Gloucester City, NJ
Marine 5
2004 Sea Arc 27' Boat
Twin Yamaha 200 HP
Originally Camden Marine 1
Acquired by Gloucester City in 2014
Docked area of Freedom Pier, King St & Cumberland St

 

 

HOBOKEN

 

JERSEY CITY

Jersey City
MARINE 1 - JOSEPH LUVERO
City of Jersey City, New Jersey
2006 Sea Ark 48' - 3000 gpm
Fire boat is a twin to the Newark fire boat.
The Jersey City fireboats are docked in the Morris Canal Basin
off Audrey Zapp Drive, across the Hudson from lower Manhattan.
Photos Nov 2015

 

CITY OF NEWARK

City of Newark
FIRE BOAT 1
City of Newark, New Jersey
2006 Sea Ark 48' - 3000 gpm
Docked off Corbin Street (not far from Newark Airport)
photos July 2011

 



Newark, New Jersey Fireboat
"John F. Kennedy"
Old Fire Boat
Built 1964
4,000 gpm
1989 photo

 

NORTH HUDSON REGIONAL / WEEHAWKEN

NORTH HUDSON REGIONAL - WEEHAWKEN, NJ
Marine 1
2014 MetalCraft FireStorm 36
39' 2" LOA - 13' Beam
4700 gpm
At the Lincoln Harbor Yacht Club
Photos Nov 2015

NORTH HUDSON REGIONAL - WEEHAWKEN, NJ
Marine 2
2012 27 foot Boston Whaler twin 300 HP Yamaha outboards
and an inboard 130 HP motor driving a 1000 gpm pump.
 

 

PERTH AMBOY

Perth Amboy, NJ
"Marine 5"
2005 Metal Craft Fire storm 36
Owned by Middlesex County, NJ
Operated by Perth Amboy Fire Rescue
39' LOA
2,500 gpm
38 knots
Perth Amboy Municipal Marina
Raritan River between New Jersey and Staten Island, New York

 

 

SECAUCUS

 

Secaucus, NJ
MARINE 1
City of Secaucus, New Jersey
1988 Monarch 32' Fire Boat
This boat originally belonged to the North Hudson Fire Rescue.
It came to Secaucus as the result of North Hudson getting a new
boat in 2014, making this boat available to Secaucus in a trade
for 2 spare fire apparatus.

Photos Nov 2015

 

 

WESTVILLE

Westville, NJ
"Marine 7"
Westville Fire District #1
Boat "Thomas West"
2011 Harbor Guard Fire Hawk 24
24' LOA, 9'5" beam. 21" draft
250 HP Mercury outboard
1200 gpm
Guest Photos James Tucker

 

 

 

 

NEW JERSEY

New Jersey Fire Boats  
  Atlantic Highlands  Bayonne  Camden  Edgewater 
Gloucester City   Hoboken  Jersey City  Newark  
North Hudson / Weehawken   Perth Amboy   Secaucus    
Westville

 

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