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Gay Bombardier

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Patrol Boat built by Vosper. Ltd.

The first of the "Gay" class of fast patrol boats[1]. Wooden hull construction. Equipped with 2 torpedo tubes as well as light guns.

1953 Entered service. Powered by Packard petrol engines; later vessels in the class may use diesel engines[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, January 22, 1953
  2. The Times April 8, 1953