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 Across the USA


Original Feature Posted April 26, 2004 - Re-launched January 28, 2012
New Page Added May 20, 2021    
 

Lake George, NY 

A collection of photos previously posted on the Main Page.
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Philadelphia, PA
"Marine Unit 4"
"Liberty"
2019 Viking Welding 36' Fireboat
1500 gpm
(Guest photos Philadelphia Lt Chris Wynne)

Oct 2020

 

Bristol, RI
"Marine 7"
2020 North River 31' Fireboat
1500 gpm

Sept 2020

 

Marblehead, MA
"Boat 1"
2013 (2007) Safeboat 25' Fireboat

Sept 2020
 

Newburyport, MA
"Marine 1"
(2020) 2006 MetalCraft Firestorm 30 2,000 gpm Fireboat.
Originally Portsmouth, NH Fireboat 1.
More recently New Castle, NH boat.

Sept 2020


Fall River, MA
"Marine 1"
2020 Munson 34' Fire/Rescue Boat
1500 GPM

June 2020

 

Secaucus, NJ
"Marine 1"
2019 Lake Assault 28' Fireboat
1500 gpm

May 2020
 

North Beach / Chesapeake Beach, MD
"Boat 1"
2019 Moose Boats 46' Fireboat
2500 gpm
Delivered March 2020

May 2020

 

Bonita Springs, Florida
"Marine 27"
2019 Cape Fear 26' Catamaran
250 gpm

March 2020

 

Cape Coral, Florida
"Marine 7"
2007 Boston Whaler 27'
500 gpm

March 2020

 

Charlotte County, Florida
"Marine 1"
2018 MetalCraft FireStorm 30 Fire Boat
1000 gpm

March 2020

 

Matlacha-Pine Island, Florida
"Marine 156"
2020 Silver Ships Freedom 26' Fire Boat
575 gpm

March 2020
 

Punta Gorda, Florida
"Fireboat"
2020 Metal Shark 23 Relentless Rescue Boat
Approx 250 gpm

March 2020


San Carlos Park, Florida
"Marine 50"
2020 Carolina Skiff 24' Fie Rescue Boat

March 2020


 

Port Canaveral, FL
 
"Fireboat 1"

2011 MetalCraft Firestorm 36

Feb 2020

 

Smith Mountain Lake, VA
"Fire Boat 11-5"

2009 Boston Whaler 27' Guardian Fire/Rescue Boat
1500 gpm Darley pump

Crazy Horse Marina

Feb 2020

Smith Mountain Lake, VA
"Fire Boat 11-8"

2009 Boston Whaler 27' Guardian Fire/Rescue Boat
1500 gpm Darley pump

Waterwheel Marina

Feb 2020

 

Kent Island, MD
"Fire Boat 1"

2006 Northwind 32' Argus Class Fire Boat

The boat was missing, but definitely not forgotten.

Feb 2020

 

Hoboken, NJ
Fireboat 1
2012 Boston Whaler 27' Vigilant fireboat

Feb 2020

 

 

Miller Place, LI, NY
 "Fireboat 5A-9-26"
31' Fire Boat
Twin Honda 225 HP
Fire Pump

August 2019


Port Jefferson, LI, NY
"Marine 6"
2017 Boston Whaler 31' Vigilant Fire Boat
1150 gpm Pump

August 2019

 

Huron, Ohio
"Fireboat 461"
2007 Northwind Marine 30 Argus
Approx 30' LOA - 1500 gpm

August 2019
 


Sandusky, Ohio
"Fireboat 961"
2007 Northwind Marine 30 Argus
Approx 30' LOA - 1500 gpm

August 2019


 

Norwich, CT
"Chief Scand"
Marine 1
2019 MetalCraft 28' Firebrand
1500 gpm Fireboat

August 2019

 


Tarrytown, NY
"Marine 5"
"Chief John Kelly"
2018 MetalCraft Marine 12M Interceptor Fire-Rescue Boat
40' LOA - 11' 6" beam - 2' draft
1500 gpm
 

This was the first of the Interceptor Class fireboats built
by MetalCraft.

April 2019



City of Miami, FL
"Fireboat 15"
2018 MetalCraft FireStorm 50
6000+ GPM - 4 monitors

February 2019

 

Jacksonville, FL
"Marine 39"
2017 MetalCraft - Stanley Fire/Rescue Landing Craft
32' LOA - 10' beam
Approx 1500 gpm

February 2019

 

Pittsburgh, PA
"Fireboat 1"
2017 Lake Assault
34' LOA - 11' Beam
4000 gpm Fireboat

September 2018

 

Kearny, NJ
"Marine 3"
2013 Lake Assault 25' 6" Fireboat
1250 gpm

July 2018


Washington, DC
"Fireboat 2"
2017 Willard 36' RIB
1800 gpm

July 2018


 

Braintree, MA
"Fire Rescue 1"
2017 Munson 34' Packman landing craft style fireboat
Twin Yamaha 300 HP
1500 gpm

May 2018

 

Newport, RI
"Marine 6"
"William H. Connerton, Jr."
2018 Moose Boats M2-38'
3000 gpm

May 2018

 

Mount Pleasant, SC
"Marine 501"
2014 Viking Welding 28'
1000 gpm

April 2018

 

Charleston, SC
"Marine 101"
"Louis Behrens"
2012 MetalCraft FireStorm 36
3,800 gpm

April 2018

 

Hillsborough County, FL
"Fire Boat 29"
2018 Munson 38' Fireboat
4000 gpm

March 2018

 

Clearwater, FL
"Fire Boat 44"
2017 MetalCraft FireStorm 32
1500 gpm

February 2018

 

West Manatee County (Holmes Island), FL
"Fire Boat"
2017 Metal Shark Courageous 28' Fireboat
1500 gpm - 2 Mercury outboards

February 2018

Narragansett, RI
"Marine 2"

2018 North River 28' catamaran style with bow door
(2) Yamaha 250 HP
Approx 500 gpm

February 2018

 

Nyack, NY
"10 Marine"
2017 MetalCraft Marine 9M Interceptor Fire Rescue Boat
Twin Mercury outboards - 250 gpm

December 2017

 

York County, Virginia
"Marine 1"
2012 MetalCraft Firestorm 32
35' 9" LOA - 10' 9" beam
2,200 gpm

December 2017

 

Charlestown, MD
"Fireboat 5"
2017 MetalCraft Firestorm 32
2200 gpm

November 2017

 

Port Washington, LI, NY
"Marine Co 85-M-1"
2013 Boston Whaler 27'
1250 gpm

August 2017
 

Cutchogue, LI, NY
"Marine 8-5-10"
2013 Curtis Marine 28'
550 gpm

August 2017

 

Patchogue, LI, NY
"Marine Co 5-19-26"
2006 Thomas Marine 28'
250 gpm

NOTE:
This boat was sold to Bowley's Quarters, MD
in late 2020.

August 2017
 

 

Isle of Capri
Greater Naples Fire Dept
"Fireboat 90"
2017 Metal Shark 36'
500 gpm

March 2017

 

Miami Beach, FL
"Fireboat 4"
2016 Fireboat 28'
1000 gpm

February 2017

 

Huntington, WV
"Marine Co 1"
"Hartz-Booth"
Built in 2014 by Lake Assault Boats
36' LOA - 10' 5" beam
Landing craft style fireboat
1,500 gpm

October 2016

 

(Branson) Western Taney County, MO
"Fireboat"
Built in 2014 by Lake Assault Boats
31' LOA
1,500 gpm

October 2016

 

San Diego, CA
"Fireboats 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5"
San Diego Police Harbor Patrol
Built in in 2010 and 2011, (5) blue MetalCraft Marine FireStorm 30s
39' 2" LOA - 13' beam - 22" draft
2,200 gpm

Photo October 2016

 

San Francisco, CA
"Fireboat 3"
"St. Francis"
Built in 2016 by Vigor Fab
88' LOA - 25' beam - 14' draft
18,000 gpm

October 2016

 

Astoria, OR
"Fireboat"
"Trident"
Built in 2-14 by North River Boats
37' LOA
1,500 gpm

September 2016

 

Port of Portland, OR ARFF
"Rescue Boat 80"
Built in 2000's by North River - Almar Boats
27' LOA - 250 gpm
Portland International Airport

September 2016
 

 

(Ridgefield) Clark County, WA
 
"Fireboat 24"
"Mary Firstenburg"
Built in 2014 by North River Boats
30' LOA - 9' 5" beam
1,250 gpm

September 2016

 

Victoria, BC
 "Fireboat 1"
"Protector"
Built in 2008 by MetalCraft Marine - FireStorm 30
30' LOA - 1,750 gpm

September 2016
 

Vancouver, BC
 "Fireboat 1"
Built in 2016 by MetalCraft Marine - FireStorm 40
43' LOA - 14' beam - 2' 5" beam
7,000 gpm
The first of (2) identical boats for Vancouver.

September 2016

 

West Pierce, WA
"Fireboat"
"Endeavor"
Built in 2013 by Moose Boats - Moose Boat 37
37' LOA - 13' 6" beam - 26" draft
2,200 gpm

September 2016

 

 

 

 

Fall River, MA
"Marine 1"
"Adam Chip Strong"
Built in 1992 - 31' LOA - 1,000 gpm
Served the Boston Fire Department as Marine 2 "St. Florian III" from 1992 to 2008.
Served the New Bedford Fire Department as Marine 31 from 2008 to 2016.
In service with the Fall River Fire Department as Marine 1 in August 2016
Docked near the USS Massachusetts at Battleship Cove.

August 2016

 

New Bedford, MA
"Marine 38"
Built in 2016 by Moose Boats M2-38
38' LOA - 1,500 gpm
In service August 2016
Docked at the State Pier off MacArthur Drive, New Bedford.

August 2016

 

Jamestown, RI
"Marine 1"
2014 Protector Targa
30' LOA - twin Mercury 225 HP

August 2016

 

Islip, Long island, NY
"Fireboat 3-4-26"
 Built in
2016 by Silver Ships in Mobile, AL
37' LOA - 12' beam - 30" draft
1,000 gpm
(3) Mercury 300 HP

June 11, 2016

The new Islip boat put on a display at the Long Island Antique Fire Apparatus meet.
June 2016.

 

Wantagh, Long island, NY
"Marine 1"
"Chief Charles R. Hinschberger"

June 2016

 

 

Mobile, AL
"Fireboat 2"
"Phoenix"
 Built in
2006 by Silver Ships in Mobile, AL
38' LOA - 12' beam
4,000 gpm

April 2016

 

 

Miami-Dade County, FL
"Fireboat 1"
  Built in
2007 by MetalCraft marine - FireStorm 50
50' 5" LOA - 15' 10" beam - 25" draft
7,000 gpm - 150 gallons foam

March 2016
 
 

Miami-Dade County, FL
"Fireboat 2"
  Built in
2007 by MetalCraft marine - FireStorm 36
39' 2" LOA - 13' beam - 22" draft
4,800 gpm

March 2016


Miami-Dade County Fireboat 2

 

 

Charlotte, NC
"Fireboat 38"
   Built in
2010 by Response Marine-Viking Welding
30' LOA - 10' beam
twin Mercury 350 HP
3,300 gpm

December 2015

Company Patch for Charlotte E-38
and Marine 38

 

Henrico County, VA
"Marine 2"
Built in 2014 by Munson Boats
32' LOA - 1,500 gpm
Richmond Yacht Basin, James River, Henrico County, VA

December 2015

 

Prince George's County, MD
"Fireboat 858"
"Lawrence Woltz"
Built in 2008 by MetalCraft Marine - FireStorm 36
39' LOA - 2,000 gpm
Fort Washington Marina

December 2015
 

 

Jersey City, NJ
"Fireboat 1"
"Lovero"
Built in 2006 by Sea Ark
48' LOA - 3,000 gpm

November 2015

 

Atlantic Highlands, NJ
"Marine 82"
Former USCG 26' boat

November 2015

 

West Islip, Long island, NY
"Fireboat 2"
 Built in
2015 by Safe Boats.
30' LOA - 1,000 gpm

October 2015
 

 

Guilford, CT
"Marine 10"
Built in
2015 by MetalCraft Marine
30' LOA - 1,000 gpm

October 2015

 

Warwick, RI
"Marine 4"
Built in
2008 by MetalCraft Marine - FireStorm 30
30' LOA - 2,000 gpm
One of (4) similar fireboats in the Providence area.

September 2015

 

New Orleans, LA
"Fireboat 1"
"Blaze"
 Built in
2013 by Moose Boats M3
36' LOA - 1,500 gpm

August 2015
 

Port of Houston, TX
"Fireboats 1, 2, 3"
   Built in
2013 by MetalCraft Marine - FireStorm 70
70' LOA - 22' 10" beam - 34" draft
14,000 gpm

Houston operates (3) identical fireboats

August 2015
 

 

Guest Photo
Houston, TX
The "old" Houston, TX Fireboats

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City of Miami, FL
"Fireboat 1"
  Built in
2009 by MetalCraft marine - FireStorm 46/48
48' LOA - 14' 11" beam - 25" draft
4,000 gpm

March 2015

 

City of Tampa, FL
"Fireboat 1"
"Patriot"
  Built in
2009 by MetalCraft Marine - FireStorm 70
69' 6" LOA - 22' 10" beam - 34' dradft
14,000 gpm - 500 gallons foam
 

Also, Fireboat 2, "Richard D. Santmyer"
1993 Sea Ark
32' LOA - 1,250 gpm
(3) Mercury 250 HP
 

March 2015

April 2019

 

New Haven, CT
"Marine 1"
"Nathan Hale"
Built in
2013 by MetalCraft Marine - FireStorm 36
32' 9" LOA - 13' beam
 4,800 gpm

August 2013

 

 

OWL, VA
Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton VFD, VA
"Fireboat 512"
Built in 2002 by MetalCraft Marine - FireStorm 36
39' LOA - 2,250 gpm

July 2012

 

Wilmington, NC
"Atlantic VI"
Built in 2007 by MetalCraft Marine - FireStorm 50
50' LOA - 7,000 gpm

June 2012

 

Washington, DC
"Fireboat 1"
"John H. Glenn Jr."
Built in 1962 for the City of New York
Purchased by Washington, DC in 1977
70' LOA - 21' beam - 5' draft
7,000 gpm

June 2011

 

Washington, DC
"Fireboat 2"
Built by MetalCraft Marine - FireStorm 30
2,200 gpm

June 2011
 

 

Portland, ME
"Fireboat 1"
"City of Portland IV"
Built in 2009 by A. F. Theriault & Sons, Metegan River, Nova Scotia
65' LOA - 3,500 gpm

August 2009
 

 

 

 

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