Eastern Shipbuilding tests world’s largest fireboat (VIDEO)

(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) — Eastern Shipbuilding Group has conducted trials of the world’s largest fireboat, the News-Herald newspaper reported. The exercises in St. Andrew’s Bay are a prelude to the delivery of the vessel 343 to New York City’s fire department in a few weeks. The 8,000 hp boat can pump 50,000 gallons of water per minute.
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By Professional Mariner Staff