The Resource Fireboat New Yorker in Action

Fireboat New Yorker in Action

Label
Fireboat New Yorker in Action
Title
Fireboat New Yorker in Action
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This excerpt shows a demonstration by the famous fireboat "New Yorker." The picture shows the fireboat with all its nozzles spurting water as it goes back and forth in front of the camera. Put in service on February 1, 1891 as Engine Company 57, the "New Yorker" was stationed at the Battery near Castle Garden, where her crew lived aboard. She was 125 feet long, 25 feet abeam, with a tonnage of 243. The 800 horsepower triple expansion engine turned a single screw. With a total capacity of 13,000 gallons per minute from its Clapp & Jones and La France fire pumps, the "New Yorker" was the most powerful fireboat in the world. When Admiral Dewey came to New York with the flagship "Olympia" after the battle of Manilla Bay, the "New Yorker" led the water parade of hundreds of craft. Built at a cost of $98,250, the "New Yorker" remained in service until 1931
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In English
  • Original language in English
Runtime
3
Series statement
New York at the Turn of the Century
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • The Gilded Age & Progressive Era (1876-1913)
  • Boats and ships
  • Public safety occupations
  • New York, NY
Target audience
adult
Label
Fireboat New Yorker in Action
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (3 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)1790668
  • (OCoLC)701797907
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1790668/marc
  • (EXLCZ)993800000000260427
Video recording format
other
Label
Fireboat New Yorker in Action
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (3 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)1790668
  • (OCoLC)701797907
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1790668/marc
  • (EXLCZ)993800000000260427
Video recording format
other

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