BZ Jaguarão (CS 55)
Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class
|Navy||The Brazilian Navy|
|Built by||W.A. Robinson Inc. (Ipswich, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||8 Apr 1942|
|Launched||12 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||16 Feb 1943|
|End service||28 Jun 1950|
Decommissioned on 28 June 1950.
|Former name||USS 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.