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Displacement: 815 ton.

Length: 76,2 meters.

Beam: 8,35 meters.

Draught: 4,50 meters.

Propulsion: Inclined compound. Cylindrical return tube. 1,400 hp.

Speed: 15 Knots.

Armament 2/ 47 mm pounder guns.

Complement 50.

Decommissioned 12 November 1952

Jaceguai was Ex British built Racecourse Class HMS Fairfield. Initially used by Brazilian Navy as a Survey ship. She was acquired and incorporated on17/02/1937. With Brazil entry in the war, Jaceguai was reclassified as a Corvette and was armed with 2 47 mm guns, two central "Y" throwers and two depth charge rails with capacity for 8 bombs each, in addition to other charges stored on the deck, being incorporated to the Southern Naval Force at Rio de Janeiro.

Above Corvette Jaceguai seen sailing at full steam at Guanabara Bay Rio de Janeiro with the Sugar Loaf at the bottom. Photo


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