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PT boat

[¦pē′tē ‚bōt]
(naval architecture)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Through the statistical analysis, the report illustrates the global and Chinese total market of Pt Boat industry including capacity, production, production value, cost/profit, supply/demand and Chinese import/export.
The next morning we heard the arrival of the PT boat we had expected the day before.
That's when the Oregon PT boat veterans began to resurrect this PT boat from the ravages of time and neglect, 60 years after the war's end.
Kennedy, far right, with his crew, as a PT boat commander in 1943.; EVIDENCE: This is an underwater image of a deadly torpedo believed to be from sunk PT-109; RECOVERY EXPERTS: Expedition leader Robert Ballard, right, and ROV pilot Dave Lovalvo; EXPLORATION VESSEL: The ship Grayscout from Gladstone, Australia, was used by the team; CAPTAIN: John F Kennedy on board the PT-109, the vessel he commanded during World War 2.
Vladikov (Tim Curry), is in charge of covert operations and ready to level the island and render its inhabitants homeless in order to sack world peace and fulfill a vendetta against the former PT boat captain.
As a columnist examining the editorial page, I stand on a PT boat that buzzes around in the shadows of an aircraft carrier.
Each minesweeper and submarine chaser contained enough timber to build 10 average houses, while the famous PT boat - constructed of spruce keels, mahogany planking and plywood hulls - used 28,000 board feet of wood.
Originally broadcast by ABC for four seasons, from 1962 to 1966, this was another, albeit minor, Catch-22 sequel--another turn of the pop-culture dialectic by which, as sitcom-ologist David Marc wrote, World War II became "a bloodless, painless, deathless, male-bonding romp," as if the cast of the film Guadalcanal Diary had spent "the war waterskiing behind its PT boat."
They're going to trim down to a PT boat again instead of an aircraft carrier.
During World War II, Kennedy served as the commander of a PT boat in the South Pacific and was decorated by the navy for courage and leadership.
PT boat squadron in the Philippines as a radar man.
You're a 23-year-old PT boat skipper when World War II ends.