|Name||No||Yard No||Builder||Laid down||Launched||Comp||Fate|
|Gonçalo Velho||1956- F475||Hawthorn Leslie, Tyne, UK||10.1931||3.8.1932||5.1933||BU 6.1961|
|Gonçalves Zarco||1956- F476||Hawthorn Leslie, Tyne, UK||10.1931||28.11.1932||9.1933||discarded 1969|
|Displacement standard, t||950|
|Displacement full, t||1414|
76.2 pp 81.7 oa
|No of shafts||
2 sets Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Yarrow boilers
|Power, h. p.||
|Max speed, kts||
|Armament||3 x 1 - 120/50 Vickers-Armstrong Mk G, 4 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk II, 2 DCR|
Small, but well armed colonial sloops. They were ordered in 1931 in Britain to Hawthorn Leslie. Project was developed on basis of British sloop Bridgewater from her Portuguese ship differed by increased hull beam, third 120mm gun and increased fuel stowage, but had no minesweeping equipment. Officially they were rated as 2nd class avisos.
1943, both: - 4 x 1 - 40/39; + 5 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 4 DCT, presumably sonar
1948, both: presumably + radar
No significant events.