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HMS Flake 99 Is World’s First Amphibious Ice Cream Truck

HMS Flake 99 Is World’s First Amphibious Ice Cream Truck
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Frederick's Ice Cream commissions an amphibious vessel to be the world's first ice cream truck to travel on both land and water.

Don Michael Acelar De Leon
  • 10 june 2011

In celebration of this year’s National Ice Cream Week, Frederick’s Ice Cream commissioned a unique vessel, the HMS Flake 99, to be the world’s very first amhibious ice cream truck, capable of traveling in both land and in water. From Design Bloom:

The ‘HMS Flake 99’ is meant to draw attention to the decrease in ice cream trucks– from 20,000 in 1960 to 5,000 in operation today– as a result of council bans on the vehicles in certain zones, concerns about noise pollution and childhood obesity, and rising fuel costs.

Frederick’s Ice Cream

[via Design Bloom]

 

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