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PC-607 served the Navies of the United States and Brazil.

PC-461 Class Submarine Chaser: Laid down, 1 July 1942 by the Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamfors, CT; Launched, 11 February 1943; Commissioned USS PC-607, 27 August 1943; Decommissioned, 19 October 1943 and transferred to Brazil as Guajara (G 5). Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement 280 t.(lt) , 450 t.(fl); Length 173' 8"; Beam 23'; Draft 10' 10"; Speed 20.2 kts.; Complement 65; Armament one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, one single 40mm gun mount; three 20mm guns, two rocket launchers, four depth charge projectiles, two depth charge tracks; Propulsion two 2,880bhp General Motors 16-258S diesel engines (Serial No. 10878 and 10879), Farrel-Birmingham single reduction gear, two shafts.

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Guajara 37k Guajara (G 5) Bob Daly/PC-1181

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