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In the News (Sun 21 Jul 19)

  Govt unveils 'prison hulk' patrol boat - Breaking News - National - Breaking News
An armed patrol boat capable of detaining 30 illegal fishermen for up to a month will begin patrolling Australia's fishing zone early next year.
Critics of the initiative labelled the boat a high-seas detention centre and likened it to a prison hulk when the government called tenders for the vessel in July.
Suspected illegal fishermen detained on the boat would only be held on board for as long as it took to transfer them to shore, a spokesman said, adding that there was capacity to hold 30 detainees.
www.smh.com.au /news/National/Govt-unveils-prison-hulk-patrol-boat/2006/12/10/1165685541870.html   (368 words)

 Patrol Boat Riverine - PBR From The Vietnam Era
Patrol Boat Riverine - PBR From The Vietnam Era
Patrol Boat Riverine (PBR) from the Vietnam Era at the Submarine USS Ling Museum in Hackensack, NJ
The Patrol Boat Riverine is a shallow draft river attack craft.
www.williammaloney.com /Dad/WWII/SubmarineLing/PatrolBoatRiverine   (308 words)

 New Coast Guard Patrol Boat to Arrive in Bellingham Saturday
SEATTLE - The Coast Guard’s newest Marine Protector Class Coastal Patrol Boat will arrive at its homeport of Bellingham, Wash., Saturday after a 6,000-mile journey from Lockport, La. The Terrapin will be the seventh 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat to be placed in service in the Puget Sound region.
The coastal patrol boat carries a 10-person crew and is capable of achieving a maximum continuous speed of 25 knots.
The system includes a fixed ramp that is incorporated into the stern of the boat which allows the small boat to drive onto the patrol boat while the larger vessel is underway.
www.military.com /features/0,15240,86702,00.html   (246 words)

 St. Johns Riverkeeper
The Boat Patrol is a volunteer-based program designed to increase the Riverkeeper’s ability to monitor the River and waterways in the St. Johns Watershed and to increase the visibility of Riverkeeper in the community.
Volunteer Boat Patrol members “adopt” a section of a creek, tributary, or the St. Johns River and agree to monitor that body of water a specified number of times each month.
The Boat Patrol is comprised of Riverkeeper members who volunteer to help the Riverkeeper monitor the River and its tributaries.
www.stjohnsriverkeeper.org /help_BoatPatrol.asp   (438 words)

 Integrated Deepwater System - 123' Maritime Patrol Boat (WPB)
In a prepared statement on April 17, Admiral Allen addresses the way ahead for the 123-foot patrol boats converted under the Deepwater Program.
On April 17, Admiral Allen announced his decision to permanently decommission the eight converted 123-foot patrol boats.
Allen: The Way Ahead for the 123-Foot Patrol Boats and the Deepwater Program
www.uscg.mil /deepwater/system/123.htm   (222 words)

 Patrol & Rescue Boat Offshore 27 | Bullfrog Boats
Bullfrog Boats Rigid Hull Inflatable style Utility Boats
The boat incorporates the foam filled polyethylene flotation tubes mechanically attached to a fabricated 5086 aluminum hull.
The boat can be configured in a variety of configuration as shown, with a center pilothouse or center consoled.
www.bullfrogboats.com /military/offshore_27.htm   (117 words)

 Patrol Boat Duties
The main functions of the patrol boat crew are:
It is the patrol boat helm’s responsibility to ensure that the craft is prepared properly and equipped for the duty.
The patrol boat is now ready for use.
www.lossc.co.uk /patrol_boat_duties.htm   (381 words)

 10m Low-Wash Patrol Boat
The boats turn in their own length, and at half the draught of the monohulls, can operate closer to banks and shoals, which is very important at low water.”
With the older boats, limited to six knots because of wash considerations, the trip has often taken double that.
It was established in 2000 and has vessels in service as passenger ferries, filming boats and patrol craft.
www.ecocats.com /10mPatrolBoat/tabid/55/Default.aspx   (917 words)

The figures for reimbursement for the Boat Patrol have been compiled and we have submitted a Request for Reimbursement of $7,433.97.
The weather has been a main factor in the patrol hours decreasing, the patrol has not been able to get out and patrol, and the public is not out there.
www.tznet.com /wcsd/boat.htm   (312 words)

 Naval Technology - Mirage Class (Type 14310) - Patrol Boat
The role of the Mirage fast patrol boat is to carry out protection of territorial waters and exclusive economic zones, and to provide support to police, coast guard and customs forces.
The boat's hull and superstructure are constructed mainly from aluminium magnesium alloy, which has very high strength and a yield point value of 180MPa.
The patrol boat also has spaces for the installation of pedestal mounts for two 14.5mm machine guns together with 1,000 rounds of ammunition, a Shturm missile system with Ataka missiles or the Vikhr missile system with six missiles.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/mirage_boat/index.html   (632 words)

  Science Fair Projects - Patrol boat
A patrol boat is a small naval vessel generally designed for coastal defence duties.
They may be operated by a nation's navy, coast guard, or even police force and may be intended for marine (blue water) and/or estuarine or river (brown water) environments.
Patrol boats are typically around 30m (100 ft) in length and usually carry a single gun as main armament, along with a variety of lighter secondary armament such as machine guns.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Patrol_boat   (333 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Patrol boat, rigid
Patrol Boat, Rigid (sometimes River or Riverine), or PBR, is the US Navy designation for a type of rigid-hulled patrol boat used in the Vietnam War from March 1966 until the end of 1970.
The PBR was a versatile boat with a fiberglass hull and water jet drive which enabled it to operate in shallow, weed-choked rivers.
Patrol Boat, River (sometimes River or Riverine), or PBR, is the US Navy designation for a type of rigid-hull A hull is the body or frame of a ship or boat.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Patrol-boat,-rigid   (1182 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Patrol boat
Armidale class patrol boat are a new class of patrol boats in construction for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) to replace the Fremantle class patrol boats.
On November 3, 1935, the U.S. Coast Guard Patrol Boat CG-245 sank in heavy seas at the entrance to the harbor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, within sight of the El Morro Fortress that guards this beautiful harbor.
CG-245 was one of two hundred and three 75-foot wooden hulled patrol boats built for the Coast Guard primarily to combat "rum runners" of the Prohibition Wars during the 1920's and 1930's.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Patrol-boat   (707 words)

 Patrol Boat, River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Patrol Boat, River (sometimes Riverine), or PBR, is the US Navy designation for a type of rigid-hulled patrol boat used in the Vietnam War from March 1966 until the end of 1970.
The PBR was manufactured in two versions, the first with 31 foot length and 10 foot, 7 inch beam.
Patrol Boat Riverine Photos of the Patrol Boat Riverine at the New Jersey Naval Museum in Hackensack, NJ PBR Forces Veterans Association Dedicated as a Living Memorial to the American Men and Women who came home after paying the supreme sacrifice for their country, and to those who have passed on since the War.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Patrol_boat,_rigid   (432 words)

 Island-class 110' Patrol Boat
As offshore patrol boats, the Island-class boats are expected to perform surveillance, law enforcement, and drug interdiction operations as well as search and rescue work.
The Island-class patrol boats are 110 feet long, have a beam of 21 feet, and draw 7 feet of water.
All of the Island-class patrol boats are equipped with a single Mk 38 25mm Bushmaster cannon.
tech.military.com /equipment/view/131807/island-class-110'-patrol-boat.html   (587 words)

 Russian patrol boat opens fire on Japanese vessel, killing 1 - The Boston Globe
TOKYO -- Japan launched strong protest to Russia yesterday after a Russian patrol boat opened fire on a Japanese vessel, killing a fisherman in the latest flare-up of a territorial dispute between the neighboring nations.
Japan insisted the boat was in Japanese waters, called the act ``unacceptable," and demanded immediate compensation and release of the boat and surviving crew.
While Russian authorities have seized dozens of Japanese boats and injured several fishermen over the years, this was the first shooting death of a Japanese in the region since October 1956, Coast Guard officials said.
www.boston.com /news/world/articles/2006/08/17/russian_patrol_boat_opens_fire_on_japanese_vessel_killing_1   (436 words)

 Patrol Boat - Nostalgia Central
Patrol Boat was made in cooperation with the Royal Australian Navy which had been trying to get something similar onto the screen for almost eight years.
The boats were valued at AU$800,000 each but the expensive price tags were not enough to prevent the cast and crew from getting seasick every time they reached the open sea sets for shooting.
The second series of Patrol Boat was filmed in Cairns and Sydney and the boat from the first series was replaced by the Fremantle class patrol boat, HMAS Defiance.
www.nostalgiacentral.com /tv/drama/patrolboat.htm   (217 words)

 Russian patrol boat fires on Japan boat - Boston.com
A Japanese fisherman died after a Russian border patrol boat fired on a fishing boat, apparently the first fatality in 50 years in a dispute over northern waters, Japan Coast Guard officials said on Wednesday.
The 4.9-tonne Japanese boat was in the disputed waters when the border guard opened fire, another Coast Guard official said.
The Russians took the boat and the fishermen to one of four nearby islands claimed by both Russia and Japan, while the Japan Coast Guard sent two patrol boats to the scene of the incident to gather information, the official said.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2006/08/16/russian_patrol_boat_fires_on_japan_boat   (522 words)

 Wisconsin Boating Regulations
Whenever your boat is approached by an authorized patrol boat displaying blue lights you shall reduce the boat speed to slow-no-wake speed and yield the right-of-way to the patrol boat.
For any boat or water skier to operate or approach closer than 100 feet to any skin diver's flag or any swimmer unless the boat is part of the skin diving operation or is accompanying the swimmer.
When observing a boat or person displaying a distress signal showing that such a person or boat is in need of help, it is the duty of any boat operator observing such a flag or signal to stop and render aid.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/es/enforcement/safety/boatreg.htm   (5971 words)

 Riverkeeper.org, Pollution, Patrol Boat Operations Activity Log
Patrol DEC permitted pollution discharges at the Tilcon quarry at Clinton Pt.
Patrol the Gowanus Canal, using the tender and outboard to survey portions not accessible with the bigger boat.
4/5 — Patrol from Nyack to Newtown Creek.
www.riverkeeper.org /campaign.php/pollution/we_are_doing/817   (7469 words)

 Four UK troops die in patrol boat attack in Iraq | Breaking News | News | Telegraph
Four British soldiers were killed and three seriously wounded in an attack on a patrol boat in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on Sunday, the Ministry of Defence in London said.
Their boat was attacked on the Shatt al Arab waterway, the ministry said in a statement.
The routine patrol was caught in an explosion caused by an improvised bomb, a spokesman said.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/11/12/ubasra12.xml   (528 words)

 WPB-123' Patrol Boat
The 123' Patrol Boats are designed to have an adaptable mission module and a maximum range of 3,300 nautical miles.
This patrol boat renovation will extend the length 13 feet for an overall length of 123 feet with a maximum beam of 21 feet and a full load draft of seven feet.
The Matagorda is a 123-foot Island Class Patrol Boat, the first of 49 Island Class 110-foot patrol boats to be refurbished in the $17 billion Coast Guard modernization program, known as Deepwater.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/ship/wpb-123.htm   (731 words)

 News Details
The cost of the purchase of the replacement patrol boats is expected to be around $375 million under the SEA 1444 project.
The new patrol boats will be able to operate in a greater range of sea conditions, further improving their use at sea.
The new patrol boat fleet will be capable of providing greater level of surveillance capability by spending up to a third more days at sea.
www.tenix.com /News2.asp?ID=42   (1004 words)

 Popup - AFM's Maritime Squadron Marks 20th Anniversary of Patrol Boat C-23 Tragedy
Patrol boat C-23 was on a dumping detail of illegally manufactured fireworks that tragic morning 20 years ago.
The Swift-class patrol boat 'C-23' had been donated in the early 1970s by the United States government, and was one of the first craft to see the founding of the then Malta Land Force's Maritime Battery at Senglea.
After the incident, the patrol boat was towed for repairs at the Malta Drydocks Manoel Island Shipyard.
www.afm.gov.mt /popup_20AnivC23.htm   (446 words)

 Police Patrol Boat for Western Australian Police.
Adaptable to any type of Coast Guard or Patrol Boat roles it is a superb support and surveillance vessel.
It is very similar in many respects to the Delphinius and is capable of long range patrol voyages with full facilities for crew and staff.
Currently Western Boat Builders is constructing Special Operations Vessels for the Australian Army to be used by their Commando Regiment.
www.westernbb.com.au /military_del.asp   (246 words)

These patrol boats are scattered throughout the tournament area at designated locations marked on maps that are handed out to fishermen.
At these patrol boats, the walleyes are measured by a tournament official, the length is officially recorded, then the walleyes are released back into the lake.
Dan's plan was to fly a big beer flag over his new Ranger boat and pretend we were a "roving patrol boat" working the tournament area to make it easier on the other teams to get their fish officially scored.
www.billingsgazette.com /index.php?id=2&display=rednews/2004/07/18/build/sports/55-henckel.inc   (839 words)

 US Coast Guard Baker class Patrol Boat (Cutter)
The Baker class patrol boats were designed to be highly capable but are only 130 feet long.
Still, the engines of the Baker class patrol boat are very powerful and can propel it at more than 45 knots in up to rough seas.
In addition to the patrol boat's weapon systems, the vessel carried a very capable but small radar system and towed array sonar.
members.tripod.com /~The_Kitsune/Rifts-Earth-Vehicles/USCG_WPB_8585_Baker_Patrol_Boat.htm   (1497 words)

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I was a deputy sheriff and a boat warden at Horsetooth Reservoir.
When we got to the north end of the lake, we discovered the flashing light in the water that was reported as a possible distress signal, was actually a bouy that had been placed in the water to mark temperature sensing equipment.
I started moving south in the patrol boat when ((name deleted)) said, "((name deleted)), this thing is moving with us." I stopped the patrol boat and the object continued just a little farther south along the ridge and then it stopped.
www.nuforc.org /webreports/016/S16772.html   (794 words)

 Boat Patrol   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The lake is open to boats and jet ski’s and is actively patrolled by the Lacey Police Department.
Officers regularly conduct safety spot inspection at the boat launch to ensure that the public is operating their vessel with the required equipment.
Officers pulled 2 disabled boats to the shore and due to their presence no boating accidents were reported.
www.ci.lacey.wa.us /police/boat_patrol.htm   (198 words)

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