Allied Warships

BZ Caravelas (C 5)

Minelayer of the Carioca class

NavyThe Brazilian Navy
PennantC 5 
Built byArsenal de Marinha do Rio de Janeiro (Ilha das Cobras, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 
Laid down12 Mar 1938 
Launched14 Sep 1939 
Commissioned7 Jun 1940 
End service 1960 


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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.

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