Allied Warships

BZ Carioca (C 1)

Minelayer of the Carioca class

NavyThe Brazilian Navy
PennantC 1 
Built byArsenal de Marinha do Rio de Janeiro (Ilha das Cobras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 
Laid down6 Nov 1937 
Launched22 Oct 1938 
Commissioned16 Sep 1939 
End service 1960 


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Notable events involving Carioca include:

1 Mar 1943
Carioca picks up 54 survivors from the American merchant ship Fitz-John Porter that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-518 south-west of Recife, Brazil in position 12°24'S, 36°56'W.

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