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PB-350 - Swift Mk.III
« on: October 18, 2017, 11:04:35 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: PB-350 - Swift Mk.III
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2017, 08:29:34 PM »
NOTICE TO MARINERS NUMBER 019-2017
Published: 17 February 2017

http://www.coastguard.gov.ph/index.php/notice-to-mariners/notam-2017/february-2017/1476-notice-to-mariners-number-019-2017

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

1.   Reference: Philippine Navy Radio Message Cite F30-0217-017.

2.  The Philippine Navy vessel PB350 will conduct test firing of their naval guns on March 13, 2017 at vicinity 08 Nautical miles West off Carnasa Island, Daanbantayan, Cebu bounded with the following coordinates:

Point A    Lat 11 34.400 mins N   Long 123 51.700 mins E
Point B    Lat 11 34.400 mins N    Long 123 56.900 mins E
Point C    Lat 11 29.300 mins N    Long 123 56.900 mins E
Point D    Lat 11 29.300 mins N    Long 123 51.700 mins E
3. In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting the vicinity of the abovementioned areas 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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Re: PB-350 - Swift Mk.III
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2017, 01:01:49 AM »
NOTICE TO MARINERS NUMBER 229-2017
Published: 07 November 2017

http://www.coastguard.gov.ph/index.php/notice-to-mariners/notam-2017/november-2017/1848-notice-to-mariners-number-229-2017

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

1. Reference: Philippine Navy Radio Message Cite NOCB-1017-015.

2. The following Philippine Navy vessels will conduct Test firing of their Naval Guns on dates and Maritime Areas Bounded by following coordinates:

BOW NR     DATE     VICINITY     COORDINATES
                 
PC371     28 Nov 17     8.4 NM NW OFF SANDUGAN PT., SIQUIJOR ISLAND     Point A Lat 0923.219 N

Long 12329.384 E

Point B Lat 09 24.295 N

Long 12329.431 E

Point C Lat 09 24.299 N

Long 123 30.428 E

Point D Lat 09 23.223 N

Long 123 30.383 E
                 
PC389     28-29 Nov 17     20.8 NM SE OFF MAASIN PT., PALAWAN     Point A   Lat 09 25.000 N

Long 118 51.500 E

Point B Lat 09 25.000 N

Long 119 01.50 0 E

Point C Lat 09 15.000 N

Long  118 51.500 E

Point D Lat 09 15.00 N

Long  119 01.500 E
                 
BC341     24 Nov 17     10 NM NE OFF AKLAN PT., KALIBO AKLAN     Point A Lat 11 45.0 N

Long 122 30.0 E

Point B Lat 11 50.0 N

Long 122 30.0 E

Point C Lat 11 50.0 N

Long 122 35.0 E

Point D Lat 11 45.0 N

Long 122 35.0 E
                 
BC350     24 NOV 17     8 NM SW OFF GUINDUGANAN, SAN PASCUAL, BURIAS ISLAND, MASBATE     Point A Lat 12 57.900 N

Long 122 48.200 E

Point B Lat 12 54.000 N

Long 122 51.600 E

Point C Lat 12 50.900 N

Long 122 47.500 E

Point D Lat 12 54.800 N

Long 124 44.200 E
                 
PB352     29 NOV 17     9 NM SE OFF BONBONON PT., SIATON, NEGROS ISLAND, REGION     Point A Lat 09 56.21 N

Long 123 12.35 E

Point B Lat 08 56.21 N

Long 123 14.40 E

Point C Lat 08 54.21 N

Long 123 14.40 E

Point D Lat 08 54.21 N

Long 123 12.35 E

3. In this connection, all ships/watercrafts transiting the vicinity of the abovementioned areas 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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Re: PB-350 - Swift Mk.III
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2017, 02:54:18 AM »
From: https://www.flickr.com/photos/29421855@N07/32667018251/in/album-72157628570433433/

Photo by mbb8356
Catbalogan port. Taken on December 11, 2016