CV Iparanga

Brasil,South America

The Brazilian corvette CV Iparanga was built in Rotterdam in Holland and launched in October 1953. She was commissioned in the Brazilian navy in June the year after. She ran aground 17.October 1982 and took damage to the hull and sank many hours later outside the coast in open waters outside Brasil. The wreck rest today on a depth of 55 to 60 meter, approx 180 nautical miles outside Brasil at Fernando de Noronha.

Former names:
CV Iparanga
V 17
55,2 x 9,9 x 3,5 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
911 displ
Rotterdam ( NL ) 1953 ( BR )

Picture: Corveta V17
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