Code 3 1/136 Los Angeles Resin Fireboat #2 (13201)

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Code 3 1/136 Los Angeles Resin Fireboat #2 (13201)
Code 3 1/136 Los Angeles Resin Fireboat #2 (13201)
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Code 3 1/136 Los Angeles Resin Fireboat #2 (13201)
Code 3 1/136 Los Angeles Resin Fireboat #2 (13201)

Scale: 1/136
Release: September 2003
Edition Quantity: 3,000
Dimensions: Fireboat measures 9.25"

The L.A. City Fireboat #2, Ralph J. Scott is Code 3 Collectibles' 2nd release in the Fireboat Series. This legendary vessel was named a Los Angeles City Historical-Cultural Monument in 1976. Recently retired, after 79 years of service, the historical fireboat is replicated in meticulous detail by Code 3 Collectibles' talented artisans.

Intricate Details Bring this Replica to Life
This limited edition hand cast model features an open metal-work monitor tower. You can display your fireboat in 1 of 2 ways...On brass-tone stands to showcase its full hull or in the dramatic water line base encased in wood. Model measures 9.25" in length.

Historical Timeline of LA City Fireboat 2, Ralph J. Scott

1925 - In October, Mrs. Ralph J Scott christened the vessel LA City No. 2 braking a bottle of fire fighting foam on the bow.

1925 - In December, Fireboat 2 was commissioned. Measuring just under 100 feet long (actual 99' 10 3/4"), with a 19 foot beam and a 6 foot draft ; it was one of the first triple-screw, wrot steel, gasoline powered fireboats in the nation.

1965 - Fireboat 2 is renamed Ralph J. Scott, in honor of the progressive chief engineer, accredited for the development of the vessel.

1969 - She is recommissioned after and extensive refurbishing, producing a vessel described as ''the most modern and practical fire fighting boat afloat.''

1975 - Fireboat 2 celebrates 50 its 50th Anniversary

1976 - The boat is named a Los Angeles City Historical-Cultural Monument

1989 - Fireboat 2 is named National Historical Landmark by the National Park System Advisory Board

2003 - After 79 years of service, the Ralph J. Scott is retired from active duty

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Mint in Dome
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