Stan Musial (fireboat)
|Operator:||St. Louis Fire Department|
|Launched:||October 30, 2013|
|In service:||in active service, as of 2015[update]|
|Homeport:||Port of St. Louis|
|Length:||44 feet (13 m)|
|Speed:||38 knots (70 km/h; 44 mph)|
The Stan Musial is a fireboat stationed in the Port of St. Louis in Missouri. Commissioned in September 2013, she is named after Stan Musial, a St. Louis sports figure, with a long association with the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. The 44-foot (13 m) craft has the ability to pump 7,000 US gallons per minute (26,000 l/min) from its water cannon and can travel at up to 38 knots (44 mph). She was placed into service on October 30, 2013.
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