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BRAZILIAN NAVY SOUTHERN NAVAL FORCE - SOUTHERN NAVAL FORCE

12)TORP BOAT ST CATARINA CT9



Santa Catarina seen docked at Brazilian Navy Arsenal circa 1940. Photo: SDGM (Serviço de Documentação Geral da Marinha)


Completed: 1910


Displacement: 560 tons. 640 (full loaded)


Length: 73,15 meters


Beam: 7,08 meters


Draught: 2,02 meters


Propulsion: 2 steam boilers Yarrow; 2 triple expansion engines with 8.800 hp, 2 shafts 2 screws.


Armament: 2 4 in. guns (102 mm) in two single mounts, 4 47 mm guns and 2 single torpedo tubes 18 in.


Fuel: 140 tons of coal.


Speed: 28 knots Max.


Range: 1.600 miles at 15 knots.


Complement: 104



Photo. Brazilian Navy by Pedro Caminha collection.


During the war, CT 9 Santa Catarina was assigned the task of patrolling the adjacent waters off Rio de Janeiro harbor. She was laid up for scrap late in 1944.


 

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