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GUAPORÉ patrol craft (1942-1943/1942-1943)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
Guaporé (ex-PC544) G1   Defoe, Bay City, USA 3/1942 30/5/1942 6/1942 // 9/1942 discarded 1958
Gurupi (ex-PC547) G2   Defoe, Bay City, USA 4/1942 22/5/1942 7/1942 // 9/1942 discarded 1960
Guaíba (ex-PC604) G3   Luders Marine, Stamford, USA 2/1942 24/10/1942 3/1943 // 6/1943 discarded 1952
Gurupá (ex-PC605) G4   Luders Marine, Stamford, USA 3/1942 19/11/1942 5/1943 // 6/1943 discarded 1952
Guajará (ex-PC607) G5   Luders Marine, Stamford, USA 7/1942 11/2/1943 8/1943 // 10/1943 discarded 1960
Goiana (ex-PC554) G6   Sullivan, Brooklyn, USA 12/1941 1/5/1942 9/1942 // 10/1943 discarded 1952
Grajaú (ex-PC1236) G7   Sullivan, Brooklyn, USA 1/1943 24/4/1943 8/1943 // 11/1943 discarded 1960
Graúna (ex-PC561) G8   Jeffersonville, USA 1/1942 1/5/1942 7/1942 // 11/1943 discarded 1960


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

280

Displacement full, t

330

Length, m

51.8 wl 52.9 oa

Breadth, m

7.06

Draught, m

2.36 full load

No of shafts2
Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

2880

Max speed, kts

21

Fuel, tdiesel oil 49
Endurance, nm(kts)4800 (12)
Armament

Guaporé, Gurupi, Guaíba, Gurupá: 2 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 20, 3 х 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, 2 DCT, 2 DCR

Goiana, Graúna, Guajará, Grajaú: 1 x 1 - 76/50 Mk 20, 1 x 1 - 40/56 Mk 1, 3 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 4, 2 x 4 - 178 Mousetrap Mk 20 ASWRL, 2 DCT, 2 DCR

Electronic equipment

SF or SO or SU radar, QHA sonar

Complement65


Standard scale images


<i>Guaporé</i> 1945
Guaporé 1945


Ship project history


American 173ft type patrols, transferred to Brazil after short service under US flag.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


No significant events.