Brazilian Navy – Destroyers


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Gearing Class LOA 391′ TDISP 3,500 tons (2 transferred after USN service to Brazil, both retired)

Brazilian Gearing class destroyer during exercise UNITAS, 1978. U.S. Navy / Public domain, from All Hand’s Magazine, Feb. 1979, p35.

Mariz E. Barros D-26 (1973-1997) Formerly USS Brinkley Bass DD-887 (1945-1973) used as dockyard trainer until sunk as target 2000/12. See USN retired destroyers for other Gearings.Mariz E Barros RIO 2000

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