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PB-333 - Swift Mk.III
« on: October 19, 2017, 01:00:21 AM »
From: http://www.warboats.org/mk3.htm

Builders: Marinette Marine, Wisc. and Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, Wisc.

The PB Mk III was developed as a multi-mission inshore warfare craft for U.S. and foreign naval service.  The U.S. craft are operated by the active SBUs.

Classification: These craft are also designated as Special Warfare Craft, Medium (SWCM).  The Naval Systems Command designates these craft as PB Mk 3l however, they are listed as Mk III in the Fleet.

Design:  The Mk III is a modified commercial craft used to support offshore drilling platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.  These craft are of all-aluminum construction with their pilot house offset to starboard to provide maximum deck space for weapons and equipment.  The craft has low radar cross-section and quiet engines for clandestine operations.  Mission duration is up to five days.

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Re: DF-333 - Swift Mk.III
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2019, 05:48:38 AM »
NOTICE TO MARINERS NUMBER 021-2019
Parent Category: NOTAM    Published: 14 February 2019

http://www.coastguard.gov.ph/index.php/notice-to-mariners/92-january-2019/2873-notice-to-mariners-number-021-2019

Notice is hereby given to all mariners and other parties concerned that:

1. Reference: Philippine Navy Radio Message Cite NOCB-0219-044.

2.The following Philippine Navy vessels PB333, PB341, PB349 and PB352 will conduct 1st quarter test firing of naval guns on dates and maritime areas bounded by the following coordinates:

BOW NAME/NR     DATE     VICINITY     COORDINATES
           
PB333     20 MARCH 2019     9 NM SE OFF BONBON PT., SIATON, NEGROS ORIENTAL     PT A LAT 0856.21 N

         LONG 12312.35 E

   PT B LAT 0856.21 N

         LONG 12314.40 E

   PT C LAT 0854.21 N

               LONG 12314.40 E

   PT D LAT 0854.21 N

         LONG 12312.35 E
             
PB341     20 MARCH 2019     9 NM SE OFF PANGUMBUCAN PT., CAMOTES ISLAND, CEBU        PT A LAT 1032.00 N

         LONG 12415.00 E

   PT B LAT 1032.00 N

         LONG 12425.00 E

   PT C LAT 1022.00 N

               LONG 12425.00 E

   PT D LAT 1022.00 N

         LONG 12415.00 E
                 
PB349     20 MARCH 2019     10.5 NM NE OFF OGTON PT,. GUINTACAN ISLAND, CEBU        PT A LAT 1134.00N

        LONG 12352.00 E

   PT B LAT 1134.00N

        LONG 12357.00 E

   PT C LAT 1129.00N

               LONG 12352.00 E

   PT D LAT 1129.00N

         LONG 12357.00 E

 3. In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting the vicinity of the abovementioned areas on the said date are advised to take note of the information and take necessary precautionary measures at all times.

4. The cooperation of all concerned in effecting widest dissemination of this information is requested.
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