Fire Fighter

Fire Fighter (HM25WC)

Location: Greenport, NY 11944 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 5.987', W 72° 21.692'

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Has been designated a National Historic Landmark



This vessel possesses national significance
in commemorating the History of the
United States of America


Designed by Naval Architect William Francis Gibbs and built by the United Shipyards of Staten Island in 1938, Fire Fighter served New York Harbor for more than seventy years.
The most powerful fireboat of its time, it fought the S.S. Normandie Fire in 1942 and the Sea Witch/ESSO Brussels fire in 1973.
Later in its service life, it pumped water to the World Trade Center site after the 2001 attack.
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HM NumberHM25WC
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Year Placed1989
Placed ByNational Park Service United States Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, March 10th, 2018 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 721574 N 4553189
Decimal Degrees41.09978333, -72.36153333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 5.987', W 72° 21.692'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 5' 59.22" N, 72° 21' 41.52" W
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Area Code(s)631, 516
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104 NY-114, Greenport NY 11944, US
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