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53)SUB CHASER JUTAÍ CS52



Photo. SDGM (Serviço de Documentação Geral da Marinha)


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down 23 March 1942 by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, MA; Launched 14 September 1942; Commissioned USS SC-762, 7 October 1942; Decommissioned, (date unknown)


Transferred to Brazil 31 December 1942 and renamed Jutaí (CS 52); 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 or 21k


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. Source: Danfs


On 21/Jul/44, along with SC Grauna- G 8, when part of screen of convoy JT-18, went on assistance to the survivors of Corvette Camaqua - C 6 which capsized and sank due to rolling sea at 09:30 hs some 12 miles northeast of Recife.


 

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