Duffy-Herreshoff watertaxi

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United States
Name: Duffy/Herreshoff 30
Builder: Duffy Electric Boat Company
Maiden voyage: 20 October 2003
Homeport: San Francisco
Status: Unknown
General characteristics [1]
Type: Water taxi
Length: 30 ft (9.1 m)
Beam: 9 ft (2.7 m)
Installed power: 4 × 1.5 kW (2 hp) proton exchange membrane fuel cells
Propulsion: Electric motor
Speed: 8 knots (15 km/h; 9.2 mph)
Endurance: 10 hours
Capacity: 18 passengers

The Duffy-Herreshoff DH30 watertaxi is an 18-person hydrogen fueled passenger ship, power-assisted by an electric motor that gets its electricity from a fuel cell. The watertaxi debuted on October 20, 2003 in San Francisco (Newport Beach).[2]


A 3 kW Hydrogen on demand system.[1]


Boat 30 ft (9.144 m) long, with four 1.5 kW (2.0 hp) PEM fuel cells and an integrated battery, for 18 passengers.

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