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BRAZILIAN NAVY NORTHEAST NAVAL FORCE * - 16 SUBMARINE CHASERS

14)SUB CHASER JURUÁ CS 53



Photo. SDGM (Serviço de Documentação Geral da Marinha)


SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser


Laid down 3 April 1942 by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, MA


Launched 12 October 1942


Commissioned USS SC-764, 30 October 1942


Transferred to Brazil 31 December 1942 and renamed Jurua (CS 53)


Decommissioned, 23 Sep 1948


Stricken from the Naval Register, (1951). Fate unknown.


Displacement: 148 t


Length 110' 10"


Beam 17' 11"


Max. Draft 6' 6"(fl)


Speed 15.6 or 21k


Complement: 3 officers, 24 sailors


Armament one 40mm, two 20-mm, two or three dcp "K Guns", 20 depth charges with six single release chocks, two sets Mk 20 Mousetrap rails with four 7.2 projectiles


Propulsion two General Motors 8-268A or two General Motors 16-184A "pancake" engines, two shafts.


Sub Chaser Juruá played active role during the war with 36 convoy escorting duties.


 

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