fireboatlaunchsBattalion Chief Robert Duane, Co-Director Mike DeOrio, Deputy Chief David Donnarumma, Board Secretary Martin Martinetti, Chief Frank Montagne, Weehawken Mayor and NHRFR Chairman Richard Turner, Co-Director Jeff Welz and Retired Captain Keith Gonyow, were on hand to launch NHRFR’s new 27-foot ‘Marine 2’ Fire Boat earlier this year.

A quick response, all-weather vessel with a top speed of more than 50 mph, ‘Marine 2’ has a 3-liter, 130-horsepower, Mercury inboard engine, coupled with a Darley fire pump that can put out 1,150 gallons of water per minute – in addition to the latest navigational equipment and a range of 250 nautical miles.