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K-31134 U.S. Navy River Patrol Boat (PBR)

U.S. Navy River Patrol Boat (PBR)
Title: U.S. Navy River Patrol Boat (PBR)
Caption: Cruises in an inlet in the southern tip of South Vietnam in search of craft carrying personnel and supplies to the Vietcong, 22 June 1966. Sixty-five of these fiberglass boats, powered and guided by twin jets of water, recently joined patrol operations. Each PBR, with a crew of four, has twin .50 caliber machine guns forward and a single machine gun aft and can patrol at 25 knots far into the inlets and coves of South Vietnam.
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Catalog #: K-31134
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Original Creator:
Original Date: Wed, Jun 22, 1966
After this Year: 1964
Before this Year: 1975
Original Medium: BW Photo
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