Chicago Fireboat Tours

Chicago Fire Boat Tours


Chicago Fireboat ToursNavy veterans Ray Novak and Erich Totsch had a dream of purchasing and converting the 1930s-era Fred A. Busse firefighting boat that served Chicago for many decades. Their vision was to bring the relic back to life and provide historic tours along the Chicago river and waterfront.

With the help of VBP, the two veterans were able to navigate and secure the funding to make the deal happen. The excitement and demand have grown so great that the two veterans are in the process of purchasing a second vessel.

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Help Us Write the next Success Story

Each veteran who applies to VBP has a dream of owning their own business. VBP proudly plays a unique role in helping each achieve their goal. Your contributions help get Veterans into business.

Support Us