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Are there any PBR boats left?
The PBR is the U.S. Navy designation for a small, rigid-hulled patrol boat that was used in the Vietnam War from March 1966 until the end of 1971. The boats were deployed in a force that grew to a peak of 250 vessels. Today, only 36 PBRs exist in the United States.
Is coracle a boat?
The coracle is a small, lightweight boat. They were used in Wales, parts of Western and South West England, Ireland, and Scotland The word is also to describe similar boats from India, Vietnam, Iraq and Tibet.
What are traditional Vietnamese boats called?
Basket boats are an important part of communities in coastal Vietnam. They operate as lifeboats during emergencies at sea. The boats frequently double as lightweight transportation for cargo or people.
What is the top speed of a PT boat?
Patrol torpedo boat PT-109
|Installed power||4,500 horsepower (3,400 kW)|
|Propulsion||3 × 12-cylinder Packard W-14 M2500 gasoline engines 3 × shafts|
|Speed||41 knots (76 km/h; 47 mph) maximum (trials)|