Seattle Fireboat "ALKI"

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by rubenova, Jun 5, 2016.

  1. rubenova
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  2. rubenova
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    rubenova Junior Member

    Is that thruster wash amidships?
     

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  3. serow
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    serow Junior Member

    Interesting. I suppose they found out about the need for thrusters the hard way.
    Got into position.
    Squirted water at fire.
    Noticed gap getting wider.

    So at a complete guess I imagine the second wheel steers the thrusters
     

  4. Rurudyne
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    Rurudyne Senior Member

    She's got a really sheer line in that picture.
     
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