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Oxnard Swiftboated

Oxnard Swiftboated

By George Miller A Viet Nam era navy patrol boat, PCF 816 (Patrol Craft Fast), popularly known as a “SwiftBoat,” visited the Maritime Museum in Channel Islands Harbor last month. She is owned, maintained and operated by the San Diego Maritime Museum. These boats carried 50 caliber machine guns, plus an 81 mm mortar launcher, M16 […]