British Power Boat Co Type Two 63

British Power Boat Co Type Two 63
Here we see a British Power Boat Co Type Two 63 High Speed Launch, being used as an RAF rescue launch (no.2550). Despite their rescue purpose, they still had to be armed, and this picture gives a good view of the rear machine gun, pointing skywards.
British Naval Weapons of World War Two – The John Lambert Collection Vol III: Coastal Forces Weapons, ed Norman Friedman. The third and final of three impressive books built around plans and drawings produced by John Lambert, looking at the small boats used by British Coastal Forces and the weapons they carried, accompanied by a useful introduction to the topic by Norman Friedman. A very impressive selection of detailed plans covering just about every element of these boats, from the radar antenna to their depth charges and torpedoes as well as the weapons carried by submarines. (Read Full Review)
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (23 February 2019), British Power Boat Co Type Two 63 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_type_two_63ft_HSL_2550.html

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