Leadership

WHAT’S NEW Among the Manufacturers

Issue 12 and Volume 113.

WHAT’S NEW Among the Manufacturers DEPARTMENTS products processes personalities New Shallow-Draft Fire And Rescue Boat Fire & Rescue Boats, Inc., 2525 South Ashland Avenue, Chicago 8, Ill., has been appointed exclusive national distributors of a new high-speed, jet-powered, shallow-draft fire and rescue boat manufactured by Buehler Turbocraft Co., division of the Buehler Corporation. Designed primarily for rivers, lakes, harbors and inland water ways, it is 19 feet long and is said to be capable of speeds up to 40 mph with a pumping capacity of up to 2,500 gpm. The boat has no propeller or rudder and it is claimed it can be turned in its own length. It can be readily removed from the water and hauled overland on a trailer The craft is equipped with two deck pipes, two 2 1/2-inch outlets on the aft deck, a 2 1/2-inch wye outlet at the bow, and a 4-inch outlet…

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