American United – Saint Mary’s Bay


Daily Image - 29 September 2011 - American United on Saint Mary's Bay

Just after leaving Meteghan harbour for an afternoon sail we came upon the massive new fireboat, American United, built at the AF Theriault yard in Meteghan River, for the Port of Boston, testing her incredibly powerful pumps and nozzles. Two 5,500 gallon per minute pumps work to supply this much water. The ship can reach 24 knots in under 14 seconds! What a sight!

Konica-Minolta Maxxum 7D – Tamron 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 – ISO 100 – 200mm – f6.3 – 1/1000.


About gerrycurry

Gerry Curry was educated at Toronto’s Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he received a diploma in Fine Arts - Photography. Gerry is a certified Apple Computer Systems Engineer by profession and as an independent consultant has worked with the graphic arts and pre-press industry, both in south-western Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, for over 26 years. He has been at the forefront of digital imaging from its inception. Gerry teaches primary computer systems maintenance, advanced colour calibration and colour management courses for graphic design, digital fine art and photography students as well as professionals. For several years, in the 80's he was an annual guest lecturer on user-based computer maintenance at the Rochester Institute of Technology - College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Gerry now lives on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, close to Yarmouth, where he shares 30 acres close to the sea with his wife Nancy and their English and Welsh Springer Spaniels. Gerry enjoys tinkering with computers, working his dogs, flyfishing, writing and of course, photography.
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One Response to American United – Saint Mary’s Bay

  1. sandi Gargano says:

    That is very cool. You’re right, what a sight! Good thing you had your camera at the ready! Lol.

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