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Diving Exercise off Fireboat

DIVING EXERCISE OFF FIREBOAT "MATTHEW J. BOYLE" AT BERTH AT THE NORTHERN AVE. BRIDGE
Photograph by Leslie Jones - October 1937

Note: A diver is in the process of being lowered into the water amidships in what is either a training session or an inspection of the hull of Fire Engine #44. Fireboats are a necessity in any great port, both for fighting fires aboard ships and on the wharves.

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