FDNY FIRE BOATS

johnd248

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I was doing volunteer work at Mystic Seaport yesterday and was able to see the red and white fireboat up close. Although all markings have been removed, you can make out the name Alfred E. Smith on the bow, now painted over. It is connected to an operation of floating oyster bars and will not be there permanently. Word on the original Firefighter, also still at the Seaport, is that it will leave shortly for Boston.
 

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I was doing volunteer work at Mystic Seaport yesterday and was able to see the red and white fireboat up close. Although all markings have been removed, you can make out the name Alfred E. Smith on the bow, now painted over. It is connected to an operation of floating oyster bars and will not be there permanently. Word on the original Firefighter, also still at the Seaport, is that it will leave shortly for Boston.
Will the Firefighter be in Boston permanently?
 

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One of the big boats is now at a repair facility in New London and visible from the Gold Star bridge over the Thames River. The Three Forty Three had been there in the spring but this might be the Fire Fighter II.
 

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One of the big boats is now at a repair facility in New London and visible from the Gold Star bridge over the Thames River. The Three Forty Three had been there in the spring but this might be the Fire Fighter II.
Firefighter II is still stationed at Marine 9's quarters.
 

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Once again, one of the big FDNY fireboats in in drydock at a repair facility on the Thames River in New London. It is clearly visible from the Southbound lanes of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge. Perhaps someone can identify it.

The second fireboat at Mystic Seaport is clearly the Alfred E Smith. Although it has been repainted recently, you can make out the name which has been painted over. It is still there.
 

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From another thread on this site, the boat currently in New London is Marine 9, the Fire Fighter II.
 

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Noticed the other day, the fireboat in the repair facility on the Thames River in New London was back in the water at a dock. Drove over the bridge today and the boat is gone. Perhaps the "343" has returned to Gotham.
 
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