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Martin PBM Mariner
Technical Information

Background
Built by Glenn L. Martin Company as a an patrol bomber flying boat.

PBM-3D Mariner
Model 162D was a patrol bomber with increased power (two 1,900 hp (1,417 kW) R-2600-22s) and increased armament (twin 0.50 in machine guns in nose, dorsal and tail turrets, plus two waist guns). A total of 259 were built.

PBM-5 Mariner
Model 162F version with 2,100 hp (1,566 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-2800 engines. A total of 628 were built.

Technical Details
Crew  7
Engine  2 x Wright R-2600-6 14-cylinder radial engines, 1,600 hp each driving four bladed propellers
Span  118' / 36m
Length  79' 10" / 23.5m
Height  27' 6" / 5.33m
Maximum Speed  205 mph
Range  3,000 miles / 4,800 km
Armament  8 x .50 caliber machine guns (two each in nose, dorsal and tail turrets one each in blisters amidships)
Bombload  4,000 lbs of bombs or depth charges or 2 × Mark 13 torpedoes



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