The Abram Hewitt; Staten Island Boat Graveyard

The Abram Hewitt

The name on this fire boat was still readable, and after a little research, I found some facts about it and a photo of it passing by the Brooklyn Bridge.

From the FDNY Marine 6 webpage (no longer available):

Abram Hewitt (1903-1958)
Length-117' Beam-25' Draft-9.5'
Built be New York Shipbuilding, Camden, 1903. Cost of $83,750. Capacity 7000 GPM. Steel hull, steam coal fired. Put in service as Engine 77 Oct. 25 1903. Disposed of in 1958.

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