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T Craft-class patrol vessel

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The T Craft-class patrol vessels are a class of inshore patrol boat currently in service with the South African Navy. [1]

14 relations: Beam (nautical), Cape Town, Catamaran, Decca Radar, Diesel engine, Displacement (ship), Draft (hull), Length overall, M2 Browning, Patrol boat, Pennant number, Rigid-hulled inflatable boat, Ship commissioning, South African Navy.

Beam (nautical)

The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point as measured at the ship's nominal waterline.

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Cape Town

Cape Town (Kaapstad,; Xhosa: iKapa) is a coastal city in South Africa.

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Catamaran

A catamaran (informally, a "cat") is a multi-hulled watercraft featuring two parallel hulls of equal size.

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Decca Radar

The Decca Radar company was a British manufacturer of radar systems.

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Diesel engine

The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).

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Displacement (ship)

The displacement or displacement tonnage of a ship is its weight, expressed in long tons of water its hull displaces.

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Draft (hull)

The draft or draught of a ship's hull is the vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of the hull (keel), with the thickness of the hull included; in the case of not being included the draft outline would be obtained.

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Length overall

Length overall (LOA, o/a, o.a. or oa) is the maximum length of a vessel's hull measured parallel to the waterline.

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M2 Browning

The M2 Machine Gun or Browning.50 Caliber Machine Gun is a heavy machine gun designed toward the end of World War I by John Browning.

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Patrol boat

A patrol boat is a relatively small naval vessel generally designed for coastal defence duties.

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Pennant number

In the Royal Navy and other navies of Europe and the Commonwealth of Nations, ships are identified by pennant number (an internationalisation of pendant number, which it was called before 1948).

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Rigid-hulled inflatable boat

A rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RHIB) or rigid-inflatable boat (RIB) is a lightweight but high-performance and high-capacity boat constructed with a solid, shaped hull and flexible tubes at the gunwale.

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Ship commissioning

Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.

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South African Navy

The South African Navy (SAN) is the naval warfare branch of the South African National Defence Force.

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T Class Inshore Patrol Vessel, T Craft Class Inshore Patrol Vessel, T Craft class Inshore Patrol Vessel, T Craft class inshore patrol vessel, T Craft-class inshore patrol vessel.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T_Craft-class_patrol_vessel

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