Fire-Float Pyronaut

Fire-Float Pyronaut

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pyronaut (originally Bristol Phoenix II) is a specialised form of fireboat known as a fire-float. It was built in 1934 by Charles Hill & Sons Ltd., Albion Dock Bristol, Yard No. 208. Registered number 333833. She is based in Bristol's Floating Harbour. Originally powered by two Petter Atomic diesel engines rates at 55 bhp (41 kW) each. Two Merryweather & Sons three-cylinder reciprocating pumps capable of delivering 500 imperial gallons (2,300 l; 600 US gal) of water per minute.
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135994115
  • 9786135994117