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Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum

The Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum in Greenport is a fascinating place that gives free tours. The former New York City Fire Department fireboat is a museum ship and memorial. It's a pleasure to look at if you like boats. The engine and the generators are located under the deck. The fireboat's engines each have 16 cylinders and there are two engines.

This fighter boat handled a lot of fires in New York City. Although the boat used to handle fires, it has not worked since 2010. The fireboat was there to help put out the fires of the terror attacks on 9/11 and many other fires. If you come up on the deck, you can see water hoses on the top of the boat. The pressure in the water hose is up to 20,000 gallons per minute.

If you go downstairs, you will see the living quarters, which is where they slept when they were on the boat 24 hours, and the captain's quarters. If you want to visit the fireboat, the address is Greenport Railroad Dock (behind Seaport Museum) at the foot of 3rd Street. Look them up online:


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