BZ Javarí (CS 51)
Submarine chaser of the SC-497 class
|Navy||The Brazilian Navy|
|Built by||W.A. Robinson Inc. (Ipswich, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||23 Mar 1942|
|Launched||25 Sep 1942|
|Commissioned||7 Dec 1942|
|Former name||USS PC-763|
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Notable events involving Javarí include:
20 Jul 1944
At 04.54 hours on 20 July 1944 German U-boat U-861 torpedoed the Brazilian troop transport Vital de Oliveria which sank within 6 minutes about 25 miles south of S?o Tom? lighthouse in position 22°29'S, 41°09'W. Her sole escort Javar? (CS 51) was missed by a torpedo and initially searched for the attacker but then rescued the commander and other survivors (175 in all) together with the Brazilian fishing vessel Guanabara.