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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Kayakers Collide With New York Ferry

Kayakers Collide With New York Ferry

Eleven kayakers including a child were rescued and at least five were injured after a collision with a NY Waterway ferry at Pier 79

August 30, 2016
Total Views: 38

Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Fire Incidents

FDNY Fireboats Respond to 7-Alarm Brooklyn Warehouse Fire

The Fire Department of New York is battling a 7-alarm fire today at a warehouse in Brooklyn utilizing their fire boat Bravest, Fire Fighter II and an army of

January 31, 2015
Total Views: 169

Saturday, July 31, 2010

FDNY Fireboat “Fire Fighter”

NYC’s most distinguished Fireboat, FDNY’s “Fire Fighter” ( Marine 9 ): With a cost of $924,000 in 1938 she is the most expensive

July 31, 2010
Total Views: 81

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Halligan Bar – Tools For Your Vessel

Tools For Your Vessel As Professional Mariners we know the importance of fire safety on board our vessels. Having the right tool for the job when the sh*t hits

July 27, 2010
Total Views: 259

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Fire Incidents

FDNY’s Three Forty Three Fireboat – The latest in marine firefighting technology

Image courtesy of Robert Allan LTD. Here at gCaptain we’re big fans of fireboats and the latest in fireboat technology.  That being said, it’s not

June 23, 2010
Total Views: 219

Friday, March 6, 2009

The Halligan Tool – Fire Gear Locker

After my last Fire Team meeting the 2nd Mate said: “you must own stock in the Halligan Tool Company”. Well I don’t (such a company

March 6, 2009
Total Views: 54

Monday, September 15, 2008

Mayday, Mayday, Mayday – We Have A Fire!

I don’t have many pictures of my father but I recently ran across one posted on the website of his fire company “Rescue 3”. Following Vietnam

September 15, 2008
Total Views: 115


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