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Home > Washington > Seattle > Fireboat DUWAMISH, South Lake Union Pier, Seattle, King County, WA



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Item Title


Location
South Lake Union Pier, Seattle, WA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WA-174
Building/structure dates: 1909 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1949 subsequent work
National Register Number: 89001448
Significance: Fireboat DUWAMISH is one of the oldest extant fireboats specifically built for the purpose of firefighting and retains a high degree of integrity. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1989.

Subjects
War (World War II)
Fireboats
Fire Fighting


Related Names
McAllaster, Eugene L.
Richmond Beach Shipbuilding Company
Seattle Fire Department
A.J. Morse & Son


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
STARBOARD PROFILE (NAVAL RESERVE BUILDING IN BACKGROUND AT LEFT).
3/4 BOW VIEW SHOWING PORT SIDE.
DECK VIEW, LOOKING AFT FROM BOW TOWARDS PILOT HOUSE AND WATER CANNON.
DECK VIEW, LOOKING FORWARD ALONG STARBOARD SIDE WITH DETAIL OF WATER CANNONS.
DECK VIEW, LOOKING FORWARD FROM ATOP REAR WATER CANNON TOWER.


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