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SF welcomes new fireboat to fleet on anniversary of Loma Prieta

San Francisco celebrated the 27th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake Monday by commissioning an $11.5 million insurance policy — a brand-new fireboat. The boat, which is 88 feet long, can pump 18,000 gallons of bay water per minute. The boat was the star of a ceremony held in bright sunshine at the ferry dock at McCovey Cove just outside AT&T Park. After speeches and assorted dignitaries got a quick tour, the St.
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