Wanted: Passionate history buffs (and all others) to help restore world-famous landmark fireboat


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Third Street - Commercial Dock - Winter 2017-18Near Shelter Island Ferry- Spring and SummerGreenport, NY 11944
Fire Fighter at East Dock - Mitchell Park Marina
Winter in Winter Harbor - Fire Fighter Rests


Volunteers- we NEED YOU if you are passionate about the value and history of this proud historic vessel, the former Marine 9 - Fireboat Fire Fighter of the FDNY. ...the most famous and at one time most powerful fireboat in the world. All sorts of tasks are available as a volunteer in terms of restoration and preservation- iron and metal work, paint removal and painting, electrical work on some of the biggest electric motors and generators around, welding, plumbing and diesel mechanics and engineers to learn the operation of the boat. Also, deckhands and pilots needed to run the vessel. In the back of the house, volunteers are needed to develop and manage fund raising events and donations and sales. Also, public relations, social media and website support is needed as well. With this operation one can get their hands dirty a little to a lot or..... not. Please join us!


  • Renovation
  • Curating
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Electrical

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Would love 10-15 hours a month
  • your own work clothes, gloves and safety gear for restoration work,strong will and commitment

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