Goncalo Coelho

Brasil,South America

USS-LSM 119 was built by Brown Shipbuilding and launched in November 1944. She was as a landing ship for US Navy and was taken out of service in 1946. She was in 1978 after being converted to a freighter and civil duty sold to Brasil and her last name as Goncalo Coelho. After two decades serving as a freighter she was 29.December 1999 scuttled eight nautical miles outside Serrambi in Rio Grande de Sul as an artificial reef. The wreck rest today on a depth of 15 to 35 meter.

Former names:
Goncalo Coelho
USS-LSM119,Tropic Gale
203,0 x ? f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1094 displ
Houston ( US ) 1944
( BR )

Picture: USS LSM 34, sister ship of LSM 119
Courtesy of Uboat.net

Last updated: August 2019