Patrol Craft Fast (PCF),
also known as Swift Boats, were all-aluminum,
50-foot long, shallow-draft vessels operated by
the United States Navy. They initially patrolled the
coastal areas and later worked in the interior
waterways as part of the brown-water navy to
interdict Vietcong movement of arms and munitions,
transport South Vietnamese forces and insert SEAL
teams for counterinsurgency (COIN) operations during
the Vietnam War.
The first two PCFs were delivered to the Navy in
late August 1965. In total, there were 193 of
this fast patrol craft were constructed for the
United States Navy, the Philippine Navy, Thailand,
Cambodia, Brazil and Zaire.
This swift boat model features:
hollow hull construction.
- All parts are wood and metal.
- "Rusted" appearance
that only master modelers can make.
- Boat number can be made upon
26.5" long x 12" tall x 7" wide
S & H is $70
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