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“Fire Fighter is the most award-decorated fireboat in the world and a true embodiment of the commitment and sacrifice of firefighters and fire protection professionals across the nation,” Telgian president and CEO James Tomes says in a statement. Tomes serves on The Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum Board of Directors. “The opportunity to show off the legendary power of the Fire Fighter through its water display in the Boston Harbor will help grow visibility for this historic vessel and also raise awareness for the preservation of this truly unique piece of American maritime history.”

2022-11-18T15:15:04-04:00November 18th, 2022|News|

Telgian CEO James Tomes joins the board

Telgian President & CEO James Tomes Named to the Board of Directors of The Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum

(April 4, 2022, Phoenix, Arizona) – James Tomes, President and CEO of Telgian Holdings, Inc., was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of The Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum. The Fire Fighter has protected the US for over seven decades during some of the most harrowing incidents in American history including 9/11 and the “Miracle Landing on the Hudson.” Known as “America’s Fireboat,” the Fire Fighter provided courageous service during World War II and is a national historic landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

2022-05-06T14:56:14-04:00May 4th, 2022|News|

August 17th-September 19th – Mystic Seaport Museum

  This summer following our long stay in New London, we journeyed up the Mystic River to the Mystic Seaport Museum for the 1st time ever. We took it slow up the windy and narrow river, but the result was one of the most beautiful sails that Fighter has ever taken….all during this there were many people waving and saying hello, and horns blowing. Once through the two bridges, we landed on the north seawall of the Working Shipyard at Mystic in center view of all the visitors coming through the south entrance amongst working boats of the late 1800s and early 1900s.

2022-05-04T11:19:31-04:00September 28th, 2019|News|

August 27, 2019 – New London

Recently we were invited in New London for an extended stay and to be on duty as a dockside attraction. Also, we did a water display for the folks attending the annual SailFest event and stayed on until August 17th for several events , but the highlight for us was being docked next to America’s Tall SHIp the USCG Barque EAGLE. It was such a sight being parked right next to her, and so the many people who visited the EAGLE, came across the dock to visit America’s Fireboat – Fire Fighter. Our stay in New London brought in over 5000 visitors and a very welcoming city and its citizens. We look to return to New London some day soon and visit with the cadets and the EAGLE again.


2019-08-27T23:10:06-04:00August 27th, 2019|News|

Announcing New Fire Fighter Video

Watch a new short video about the efforts to save Fire Fighter – America’s Fireboat, narrated by Charles Osgood and directed by Noah Therrien. Watch and listen to our all-volunteer team who are trying to save this important vessel. Find out what you can do!

2019-05-29T18:42:31-04:00December 9th, 2015|News|

Fire Fighter Rededication

Join us as we honor Fire Fighter – America’s Fireboat

FDNY Fireboat Fire Fighter celebrates the 10th Anniversay of the George Washington Bridge October 24When: September 26, 2015

Time: 10AM to 10PM

Where: The Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum, adjacent
to the Shelter Island Ferry dock, Wiggins and
Third Streets, Greenport, New York

Tour Fire Fighter, listen to some great music, and
enjoy some refreshment as we honor
Fire Fighter – America’s Fireboat.

Schedule of Events
Tours:  10AM to 2PM
Dedication Ceremony:  2PM
Fire Fighter Water Display: 3:30PM-4:30PM
Refreshments:  5PM
Traditional Irish Music: 6PM
Festivities End: 10PM


2019-05-29T18:42:47-04:00August 30th, 2015|News|