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BRAZILIAN NAVY NORTHEAST NAVAL FORCE * - 6 AUX SHIP BATTLESHIPS CRUISERS *

7)PATROL GUNBOAT PARAGUASSU



Photo. http://www.naval.com.br/ngb/P/P022/P022-f05.jpg


Launched Dec 28 1938


Incorporated May 8 1940


Displacement: 500 tons (650 Tons full loaded)


Length: 135,5 ft


Beam: 32,12 ft


Draught: 4,84 ft


Propulsion: Two Steam boilers delivering 800 hp


Speed: 12 kts


Armament: 1 L/45 120 mm gun, 2 L 40 47mm guns, 2 87 mm mortars, 8 Oerlikon 20mm machineguns in single shaft.


Complement: N/A


During war Paraguassu was assigned several patrol duties off Salvador Bahia harbor.


Decommissioned 1971


 

 

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