patrol boat


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patrol boat

n.
Any of various military boats or ships, such as a PT boat or frigate, used chiefly to patrol coastal or river waters.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.patrol boat - a vessel assigned to patrol an areapatrol boat - a vessel assigned to patrol an area
vessel, watercraft - a craft designed for water transportation
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patrol boat

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Evidently they, too, had been so much surprised by the unprecedented action of the stranger that they had not even challenged; but that they had no thought to let the thing go unnoticed was quickly evidenced by the skirring of motors upon the landing-stage and the quick shooting airward of a long-lined patrol boat.
Its crew of a half-dozen red warriors watched the lights of the patrol boat diminishing in the distance.
They have patrol boats out in every direction, and only the short distance wireless signals are being used.
This boat was a patrol boat owned by Lough Neagh Fishermen's Co-operative used to enforce fishing licences and ensure nets used are legal and accountable.
The ministry will receive the two patrol boats between March and April 2018, he added.
The USS Thunderbolt, a Cyclone-class patrol ship based in Bahrain as part of the US Navy's Fifth Fleet, was taking part in an exercise with American and other coalition vessels in international waters when the Iranian patrol boat approached it, fleet spokesman Lt Ian McConnaughey said.
RIYADH: Germany is all set to supply 48 patrol boats to Saudi Arabia within the framework of its border security project.
The Russian Navy's Pacific Fleet patrol boat crews tasked with combating sabotage and terrorist groups have successfully passed exams ahead of performing tasks at sea, the fleet said Tuesday, Sputnik reported.
As a multi-role compact high-speed vessel for medium range surveillance and weapon engagement of asymmetric threats in a flotilla configuration, the Emirati's naval forces Ghannatha II patrol boat programme involves twelve vessels equipped by two 2,432 hp MTU diesel engines and Rolls-Royce FF600 waterjets allowing a 45-knot maximum speed.
A North Korean patrol boat crossed the Northern Limit Line and sailed up to 0.
In September, 2000, the Japan Coast Guard in Ishigaki Island arrested the Chinese skipper of a Chinese fishing boat which clashed with Coast Guard patrol boats and then ignored orders to stop.
Sam Clow, volunteer crewmember at Sunderland RNLI, said: "Today was a very successful mission for ourselves, but we must express how in this situation the spirit and efforts of all involved - from the anglers on the riverbank to the crews on the Sarah Jean and Harbour Patrol boat -- were so important in saving the lives of those in need.