Port of Long Beach Welcomes New Fireboat

Credit: Port of Long Beach

Credit: Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach recently welcomed the first of two new state-of-the-art fireboats into service recently.  “Protector” is equipped with 10 water cannons with a total capacity of more than 41,000 GPM and has the capability of shooting water 200 yds and more than 65 yds high.  She can also assist with chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear threats.

In an effort to ensure the safety, longevity, reliability of their vessels, WheelHouse Technologies was chosen for these vessels along with the remainder of the Port of Long Beach Fleet.

 

 

Fireboat 20 (Protector) arrives at the Port of Long Beach.

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