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.
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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.
South Korean belligerents carried out a military provocation against our patrol boat, which was carrying out its duties in our waters," a spokesman for the North's Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea told Pyongyang's state media.
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.
The removal from service of eight 123-foot patrol boats in November 2006 created operational challenges by reducing patrol boat operational hours across the Coast Guard and exacerbating an existing gap between the Coast Guard's operational hour target for its fleet of patrol boats and what it was achieving.
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Dubai: Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), the Gulf's only specialised naval warship builder, has been awarded the Al Saber project, a multimillion dollar contract to build 12 patrol boats for the UAE Coast Guard.
We will step up enforcement with the introduction of the patrol boat in April.