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SC-765
ex-PC-765


SC-765 served the Navies of the United States and Brazil

SC-497 Class Submarine Chaser:

  • Laid down 8 April 1942 by W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, MA
  • Launched 12 November 1942
  • Commissioned USS PC-765, 3 December 1942
  • Transferred to Brazil 16 February 1943 and named Jaguarão (CS 55)
  • Reclassified SC-765 by the U.S. Navy in April 1943
  • Reclassified J-5 after World War II
  • Decommissioned 25 June 1950
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • 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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    Size Image Description Source
    SC-765 117k Photo by Photo. SDGM (Serviço de Documentação Geral da Marinha [General Marine documentation service]) The Sixtant.Com World War II in the South Atlantic website

    There is no DANFS history available for SC-765
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