San Francisco Fire Department Fireboat

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.

Principal Characteristics


88' Fire Boat


Jensen Maritime


88’ x 25' x 14'

Top Speed (Full Load)

11.5 knots


(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


3 Crew, 4 Firefighters