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24)PC 607 PATROL CRAFT



PC 607 seen as Brazilian Sub Chaser Guajara moored at the pier at Natal Naval Base.

Photo. https://www.marinha.mil.br/dphdm/sites/www.marinha.mil.br.dphdm/files/Ca%C3%A7a-Submarino%20Guajar%C3%A1%20II.pdf


Specifications.


Built 1942


Tonnage 450 ton (Loaded).


Dimensions: Length: 52.73 m, Beam: 7.01 m, Draught 3.04 m.


Propulsion: Diesel; 2 Engines 16 Cylinders; General Motors Model 16-258S Serial No. 10878/10879 gearing 2.000 bhp, 2 shafts with 3 blade propellers.


Speed: Max. 20 knots.


Range: 3.000 Nautical miles @12 knots.


Armament: 1 3 pol. (76.2 mm/50) Oerlikon gun; 1 Bofors L/60 gun, 40 mm in one single mounting Mk 3; 2 machineguns Oerlikon 20 mm single mountings Mk 4; 2 grenade octuples throwers of A/S (LBG) 7.2 pol. Mousetrap Mk 20 at the bow ; 2 Depth Charges rack Mk 3 and 2 side throwers type K Mk 6 for Depth Charges Mk 6 or Mk 9.


Sensors: 1 surveillance surface radar type SF or SL; 1 hull sonar.


Complement: 65.


USS PC 607, was built at Luders Marine Construction Co., Stanford, Connecticut. She was launched 11/Feb/43. She was transferred and incorporated to the Brazilian Navy 19/Oct/1943 when was renamed as Guajara in a ceremony MiamiFlorida. 


 

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