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BRAZILIAN NAVY - 9)BRAZILIAN NAVY

22)DE ESC BAURU D18



Photo. SDGM. Serviço de Documentação Geral da Marinha



Above Destroyer Escort Bauru seen as a floating museum at Rio de Janeiro.

Photo. SDGM. Serviço de Documentação Geral da Marinha


Built 1943


Tonnage : 1630


Length: 93.2 m


Beam: 11 m


Draught: 6.09 m.


Propulsion: Diesel-Electric 4 General Motors Engines Model 16-278A in tandem, with 6.000 shp, two shafts.


Speed: 21 knots


Armament: 3.3 inch (76.2 mm/50) guns three single mountings Mk 22; 2 Bofors guns L/60 , 40 mm doublé mounting Mk 1; 8 Oerlikon Machineguns 20 mm single mounting Mk 4; 1 triple mounting torpedo tube 21 in (533 mm); 1 Thrower A/S (LBG) Mk 10; 2 Depth Charge racks Mk 3 and 8 K gun K Mk 6 for Depth Charges Mk 6 or Mk 9 and 2 Smoke Generators Mk 4.Sensors: 1 air surveillance radar SA; 1 Surface radar SL; 2 Optical directors Mk 51, coupled to the fire direction system Mk 51 and Sonar QCS-1.


Complement: 216


15 August 1944: DE 177 Reybold was decommissioned at Natal, Brazil and transferred to Brazil.  Renamed Bauru (D-18)


 

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