HONOR A PERSON OR EVENT BY NAMING A PART OF THIS ICONIC VESSEL! RECEIVE LASTING RECOGNITION FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF THE FIREBOAT!
1 $25,000 PILOT HOUSE - the command center of the fireboat; only the best captains are qualified to work here! Truly a unique opportunity!
1 $10,000 PILOTS WHEEL - the hands of brave mariners rested on this wheel, guiding the fireboat closer to danger as she fought fires in the harbor. One of a kind!
5 $10,000 FIREBOAT NAMEPLATES - These proclaim the name of FDNY Pilot John J. Harvey, who died in the line of duty. The boat is the first named for a firefighter from the ranks.
4 $10,000 LeCOURTENAY CERTIFUGAL FIRE PUMPS –These powerful pumps shoot the water; at 18,000 gallons per minute they can pump the equivalent of 20 land pumpers
5 $7,500 FAIRBANKS-MORSE 8 CYLINDER DIESEL ENGINES - These power both the propulsion and fire pumps, each engine producing 600 horse power!
2 $7,500 WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC MOTORS - providing propulsion, these 1,065 horsepower, motors drive the fireboat’s two propellers.
1 $7,500 FIREPUMP TELEGRAPH - used to signal the water pumps. The pumps are so powerful that in 1931 Harvey shot water over the new George Washington Bridge!
1 $5,000 BOW MONITOR - the largest of the brass monitors that aimed water onto the flames. Over 3000 gallons per minute can stream thru this giant nozzle!
2 $2,500 PROPELLORS - twin screw propellers, 6’ feet in diameter. The fireboat can achieve speeds of close to 20 knots, making her one of the fastest boats in the harbor.
2 $2,500 PORT & STARBOARD ENGINE ORDER TELEGRAPHS - The Pilot used these to signal the speed & direction of the Fireboat to maneuver to fight fires.
2 NAMED! $2,500 THE HEADS - in this essential room, brave men….
7 6 LEFT! $2,500 MONITORS - thru these large brass nozzles, over 18,000 gallons of water per minute poured on the flames. The iconic symbols of the fireboat’s mission!
1 $2,500 THE ‘GOLD ROOM’ - originally the storage area for the firefighter’s gear, it is now storage for much of the equipment that our dedicated volunteers use!
1 NAMED! $1,000 STARBOARD PUNT - a very important piece of the firefighter’s arsenal, this little punt could slide under piers and low structures so fires could be fought from below.
1 NAMED! $500.00 SHIP’S WHISTLE - used to signal the fireboat’s intentions and reply to other vessels.
13 11 LEFT! $250.00 BITTS - these humble uprights provide the support that hawsers are secured around, as well as pivot points to maneuver the fireboat into position to dock.
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FIREBOAT JOHN J. HARVEY