Definition of 'patrol boat'
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The Japanese fisheries agency said that its fleet would be protected by patrol boats. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Japanese fisheries agency said that its fleet would be protected by patrol boats. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two police patrol boats and helicopters had already been scrambled after a warning that the boat was in danger of sinking. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They were picked up by a German patrol boat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But we cannot wait another 18 months for new patrol boats to be launched. The Sun (2016)A patrol boat and a rescue craft tracked the bird for an hour but their attempts at recapture ended in failure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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