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The Macaé-class destroyers were a trio of rather large destroyers built during World War II for the Brazilian Navy.

SpecificationsEdit

  • Type: Destroyer
  • Service Period: 1944-1982
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 395 feet (120.4 meters)
    • Beam: 50 feet (15.24 meters)
    • Draft: 16 feet (4.88 meters)
    • Displacement: 3,620 tons (Standard); 4,800 tons
  • Crew: 350
  • Propulsion: 2 shafts; General Electric steam turbines; 4 boilers; 60,000 shp
  • Range: 4,500 nautical miles (8,334 kilometers) at 20 knots (37.04 km/h)
  • Speed: 36.8 knots (68.15 km/h)
  • Sensor Suite:
    • Type 281 Air Search RDF
    • Type 277 Height Finder RDF
    • Type 271 Surface Search RDF
    • Type 275 Fire Control RDF
    • Type 144 ASDIC
  • Armament:
    • 4 x QF 4.5"/45-caliber Mk.IV dual purpose naval guns (2x2)
    • 24 x Bofors 40mm anti-aircraft guns (6x4)
    • 2 x Squid anti-submarine mortar
    • 8 x 21" torpedo tubes

Unit RunEdit

  • NRB Macaé (D-24)
  • NRB Maracanã (D-25)
  • NRB Macau (D-26)
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