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DUWAMISH (Fireboat)

Seattle, Washington
County of King.
Maritime Heritage Center, 1002 Valley Dr.
National Register Number: 89001448
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Transportation - water -related. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: WA-7 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: http://www.nwseaport.org; 202-447-9800.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 30, 1989):
An excellent example of a typical fireboat found in any major American port city through much of the 20th century. While earlier tugboats modified for fireboat use and employed as auxiliary fireboats may exist, DUWAMISH (1909) is the second oldest surviving fireboat built specifically as a firefighting vessel in the U.S.

There are no current threats to the landmark.

There are no reported changes since the last report.

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