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U.S. NAVY 4th FLEET IN RECIFE - 162 SHIPS

133)PC 604 PATROL CRAFT



Photo www.navsource.org   PC 604 as Brazilian G3 Guaiba. By Bob Daly PC 1181


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 with 2.000 bhp, Serial No. 7815 and 7816 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 604, was built at Sullivan Dry Dock and Repair Co., Brooklyn, New York. She was Launched, 24 October 1942; Commissioned USS PC-604, 9 March 1943; Decommissioned,11 June 1943 and transferred to Brazil as Guaiba (G 3); Scrapped in 1952.


 


 

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