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Fireboat - City of Portland IV
Built by A. F. Theriault & Sons in Metegan River, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Delivered in Summer 2009
65' LOA and pumping capacity of 3,500 gpm
Two bow turrets, two stern turrets, one massive center turret
The Portland boat is one of the first fire boats built by Theriault.
In 2011 they would deliver another fire boat to Massport in Boston.
SeaTow outbound past the fireboat.
In the background are preparations for the July 4th celebration.
Distant Star & Capt'n Mark
Contrasts - Fishermans Pride & Great Eastern
Under the bridge.
Great Eastern working cargo.
Notice the big "G" under the stack. There are several of these sister-ships and each has a large letter for identification purposes.
Behind the stack is a scrubber to ensure the exhaust gas is clean.
Small cruise ship Independence leaves Portland for a foggy trip.
Pointy-end cuts through the fog.
Fishing boat Miss Cadence
Small stern trawler Nicole Leigh
Portland in the fog.
Rowan M McAllister off to a job.
She came up to the Great Lakes in 2012 to tow the Patrice McAllister after the latter had a fire on board while in Lake Ontario.
SeaTow passes outbound "The Cat".
It does double-duty as a taxi.
USCGC Ocracoke (WPB-1307) is an Island Class cutter, homeported in Maine.
Wild Irish Rose sailing nowhere.