BZ Caravelas (C 5)
Minelayer of the Carioca class
|Navy||The Brazilian Navy|
|Built by||Arsenal de Marinha do Rio de Janeiro (Ilha das Cobras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)|
|Laid down||12 Mar 1938|
|Launched||14 Sep 1939|
|Commissioned||7 Jun 1940|
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Notable events involving Caravelas include:
27 Dec 1942
Caravelas picks up 2 survivors from the British passenger ship City of Cairo that was torpedoed and sunk on 6 November 1942 by German U-boat U-68 in the South Atlantic about 480 miles south of St.Helena in position 23°30'S, 05°30'W.