For Immediate Release
September 22, 2011
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Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Fire Commissioner Roderick J. Fraser invite the public to the dedication of Boston's newest fire boat, the John S. Damrell.
This 70' custom made high-speed aluminum boat was built by MetalCraft Marine. It can pump 13,000 gallons of water per minute and reach speeds of 40mph. It has a dive platform and will be staffed around the clock.
The dedication ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 29th at 1:00 pm. at the Residence Inn by Marriott in Charlestown. All are welcome to attend.