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SC-762 served the Navies of the United States and Brazil

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 23 March 1942 by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, MA
  • Launched 14 September 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-762, 7 October 1942
  • Transferred to Brazil 31 December 1942 and named Jutaí (CS 52)
  • Reclassified SC-762 by U.S. Navy in April 1943
  • Jutaí was reclassified J-2 after World War II
  • Decommissioned 23 September 1948
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 148 t.
  • Length 110' 10"
  • Beam 17'
  • Draft 6' 6"
  • Speed 15.6 kts.
  • Complement 28
  • Armament: One 3"/23 mount, two 20mm mounts, two Mousetrap depth charge projectors, two K-Gun depth charge projectors and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 880bhp General Motors 8-268A diesel engines, Snow and Knobstedt single reduction gear, two shafts.
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    SC-761 118k c. March 1943
    Jutaí (CS 52) underway escorting a Casablanca bound convoy
    Photo by J. R. Eyerman from Life magazine archives, shared by Peter DeForest. Seen from USS Jeffers (DD 621)
    Mike Green
    SC-761 78k Original photo: c. 1946
    Replacement photo: Photo by SDGM (Serviço de Documentação Geral da Marinha) - (General Marine
    documentation service)
    Original photo: Jane's Fighting Ships
    Replacement photo: The Sixtant.Com World War II in the South Atlantic website

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-762
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