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48)SUB CHASER JAGUARIBE CS56



SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down 18 April 1942 by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, MA; Launched 7 December 1942; Commissioned USS SC-767, 2 January 1943; Decommissioned, (date unknown)


Transferred to Brazil 16 February 1943 and renamed Jaguaribe (CS 56); Struck from the Naval Register, (1951). Fate unknown.


Displacement 98 t


Length 110' 10"


Beam 17' 11"


Max. Draft 6' 6"(fl)


Speed 15.6 Kts


Complement: 3 officers, 24 enlisted


Armament one 40mm, two 20-mm, two or three dcp "K Guns", 14 depth charges with six single release chocks, two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap rails with four 7.2 projectiles


Propulsion two General Motors 8-268A or two General Motors 16-184A "pancake" engines, two shafts.


On 1st May/43 Sub Chaser Jaguaribe when doing a patrol sweep 780 miles off Natal, rescued 19 survivors from Greek Merchant Adelfotis on pos. 03º 20' S 21º 32' W.


 

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