Fireboat 1 (Elite)
Fireboat 1 (Elite)
Elite is berthed at Central Fireboat Station to provide fire and rescue cover to Victoria Harbour and nearby areas.
Principal Particulars
Crew 14 (Senior/Station Officer as Officer in Charge)
Built 2001 by Wang Tak Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Hong Kong
Dimensions Length : 42.5 m
Breadth : 9.6 m
Draft : 3.5 m
Displacement 620 tonnes
Engines Main Engine - 2 x 1,772 kw Caterpillar diesel engines
Bow Thrusters - 1 x 518 kw diesel engine
Auxiliary Engine - 2 x 245 kw diesel generators
Fire Pump One independent fire pump & two fire pumps PTO main engines.
Pumping capacity 3 x 40,000 = 120,000 litres per minute.
Speed 15 knots.
Passenger capacity 101 persons
Storage Fuel : 80,000 litres
Fresh water : 21 tonnes
Foam compound : 30,000 litres
Navigation Equipment 2 marine radars, global positioning system (GPS) and echo sounder.
Fire Fighting & Rescue Equipment
Fire System Controlled by touch screen computer system
Deck Monitor 2 remote controlled main water monitors
2 remote controlled water/foam monitors
4 manual controlled water-foam monitors
Delivery outlets 6 x 100 mm diameter and 2 x 70 mm diameter outlets
Daughter boat One 6.7m speedboat with 2 x 75 HP outboard engines, the boat is equipped with 1 fire pump and 1 monitor
Diving cage A diving cage for the conveyance of 3 divers to a depth of 60m. (Diving cage photo)