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HYANNIS FIRE BOAT 808
Posted Sept 9, 2009
The new Hyannis Marine 808 arrived September 6, 2009
2009 Metal Craft FireStorm 30
Built in Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Brought home over 5 days via the Erie Canal system, Hudson River,
Long Island Sound, and finally to Cape Cod.
She is equipped with twin diesels and jet drive propulsion.
The boat has a 1750 gpm pump (over 2000 gpm capable)
and carries 35 gallons of AFFF.
It has two remote control monitors and one manual deckgun.
It has advanced navigational electronics.
The fire boat moors at the Steamship Wharf at the end of School Street.
The boat can travel in excess of 35 knots
Marine 808 can stop almost instantly by reversing the jets and "Putting on the brakes!"
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