Patrol Boat, Riverine or PBR, is the United States Navy designation for a small rigid-hulled patrol boat used in the Vietnam War from March 1966 until the end of 1971.
They were deployed in a force that grew to 250 boats, the most common craft in the River Patrol Force, Task Force 116, and were used to stop and search river traffic in areas such as the Mekong Delta, the Rung Sat Special Zone, the Saigon River and in I Corps, in the area assigned to Task Force Clearwater, in an attempt to disrupt weapons shipments.
In this role they frequently became involved in firefights with enemy soldiers on boats and on the shore, were used to insert and extract Navy SEAL teams, and were employed by the United States Army's 458th Transportation Company, known as the 458th Seatigers.
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- Wingspan 20.2ft (6.2m)
- Length 70.7ft (21.5m)
- Height 30.8ft (9.4m)
- Empty Weight 40,869lbs (18,538kg)
- Loaded Weight 82,969lbs (37,634kg)
- Power/Weight Ratio 0.04
- Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.03
- Wing Loading 609.0lbs/ft2 (2,973.6kg/m2)
- Wing Area 136.2ft2 (12.7m2)
- Drag Points 29173
- Number of Parts 592
- Control Surfaces 4