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BRAZILIAN NAVY SOUTHERN NAVAL FORCE - SOUTHERN NAVAL FORCE

6)CV JACEGUAI NHI



Photo. SDGM (Serviço de Documentação Geral da Marinha)


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.



Photo SDGM From Jose Henrique Mendes Collection.


 

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