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Welcome to New York City Fire Boat

PRINCIPAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Length, overall = 140'-0" (excluding fenders)
  • Length, waterline = 130'–0"
  • Beam, moulded = 36'–0"
  • Depth, moulded = 16'–0" (midship, deck edge)
  • Draft (maximum) = 9'–0"
  • Air draft design loaded waterline to highest point = 39'–0" (maximum)
  • Main Engines = MTU 4x2000 HP- total = 8,000 HP
  • Propellers and Reduction Gears = Hundested 4 X  Variable Pitch Propellers
  • Fuel oil = 6,850 US gallons (trial condition), = 9,350 US gallons (maximum capacity)
  • Fresh water capacity = 1,000 US gallons
  • Foam concentrate = 3,600 US gallons (total)
  • Sewage holding tank = 100 US gallons
  • Oily water = 120 US gallons
  • Sludge = 60 US gallons
  • Decon wastewater tank = 100 US gallons
  • Calm water trial speed - 20 mph at fully loaded condition operating at 100% vessel power rating (8,000 hp) and 15% sea margin.
  • Design seastate - 6' significant wave height
  • Pumping capacity - 20,000 gpm on two engines as fire-fighting ship and 50,000 gpm on four engines as pumping station
  • Monitor throw - 700' from midships
  • Operating crew - seven (7)
  • Fire-fighters - 27 in transit
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