Allied Warships

BZ Jaguarão (CS 55)

Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class

NavyThe Brazilian Navy
TypeSubmarine chaser
PennantCS 55 
Built byW.A. Robinson Inc. (Ipswich, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down8 Apr 1942 
Launched12 Nov 1942 
Commissioned16 Feb 1943 
End service28 Jun 1950 

Decommissioned on 28 June 1950.

Former nameUSS SC-765

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Notable events involving Jaguarão include:

3 Jul 1943
Jaguar?o picks up 21 survivors from the American merchant James Robertson and 3 survivors from the American tanker William Boyce Thompson that were both torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-185 about 175 nautical miles east of Fortaleza, Brazil in position 04°05'S, 35°58'W.

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