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PT boat

[¦pē′tē ‚bōt]
(naval architecture)
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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.
If Clinton is found on a PT boat, one can be sure that it is securely docked.
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.
Pontin has a Bachelor's degree from Carroll School of Management at Boston College and served as a PT Boat Commander in the Royal Swedish Navy.