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Patrol Boat (PB)MK1

 
Patrol Boat (PB)MK1

Displacement: 30 tons
Length: 65 feet
Beam: 15 feet
Draft: 3.5 feet 
Propulsion: 2 GM 12V71 diesels 960 hp, 2 shafts
Speed: 28 kts
Range
Crew: 1 + 6
Weapons: 1 twin .50 AN/M-2HB mg, 4 single .50 AN/M-2HB or combinations with 40mm Mk 19 grenade launcher. 

Note: Built by Swiftships, the PB Mk 1 was a stretched version of the Viet Nam Era PCF (“Swift”) boat design. It was replaced by the PB Mk III.

Photo: US Navy

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