San Francisco Fire Department Fireboat

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  • Vessel Type: Emergency Response
  • Vessel Length: Less than 100 Feet
  • Company: Vigor Fab
  • Location: Seattle, WA

Vigor was awarded the contract to build the San Francisco Fire Department's first new fireboat in 60 years. Christened St. Francis in 2016, the boat has an 18,000 gallon-per-minute pumping capacity and can pump water into the city's water system for various location in case of an emergency like a major earthquake. 

Vessel Specifications:

Type: 88' Fire Boat
Designer: Jensen Maritime
Dimensions: 88’ x 25' x 14'
Top Speed (Full Load): 11.5 knots
Engines: (2) Cummin s QKS19 propulsion engines
Fire Pump: (3) Counterfire ESF 300-500
Pump Capacity: 18,000 GPM @150 PSI or 6,000 GPM @150 PSI and 6,000 GPM @300 PSI
Crew: 3 Crew, 4 Firefighters

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Photo of fireboat with pumps engaged