City of Seattle Fire Department Fireboat built by Dakota Creek

M/V Leschi

City of Seattle Fire Department Fireboat The 108′ Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosives Large Platform Fireboat for the Seattle Fire Department operates in Puget Sound within two miles of shore and the adjoining inland waterways. The Leschi fireboat is capable of pumping 22,000 gallons of water per minute and traveling at speeds up to 14 knots. …


Alaskan Inter-Island Vehicle/Passenger Ferry built by Dakota Creek

M/V Stikine

Alaskan Inter-Island Vehicle/Passenger Ferry The Inter-Island Ferry Authority’s Stikine is a steel vehicle and passenger ferry currently on its primary service route between Coffman Cove, Wrangell, and Petersburg, Alaska. The passenger deck includes a full service galley, restaurant, lounge, restrooms, forward observation lounge with reclining chairs, reading room, quiet room, children’s playroom and solarium. The crew spaces…


Marine Science Research Vessel built by Dakota Creek

R/V Hugh R Sharp

Marine Science Research Vessel The Hugh R. Sharp is an acoustically quiet vessel designed by Bay Marine Inc. of Barrington, Rhode Island with sound engineering by Noise Control Engineering, Inc. of Billerica, Massachusetts. The 146′ coastal research vessel is designed to meet ICES radiated noise standards up to 8 knots. Accommodations are available for up to 30…


Advanced Electric Ship Demonstrator built by Dakota Creek

U.S. Navy Sea Jet

Advanced Electric Ship Demonstrator The Sea Jet Advanced Electric Ship Demonstrator (AESD), funded by the Office of Naval Research, operates on Lake Pend Oreille located at the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Carderock Division, Acoustic Research Detachment in Bayview, Idaho where it is used for testing and demonstrations of various technologies. US Navy Sea Jet photograph by John…