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

Guaporé 1945

Name 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

 

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 shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

2880

Max speed, kts

21

Fuel, t

diesel oil 49
Endurance, nm (kts) 4800 (12)

Armament

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

Sensors

SF or SO or SCR-517A radar, sonar

Complement 65

   

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

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

Ivan Gogin, 2011-15