Brazilian corvette Caboclo (V19)
Cv Caboclo (V19)
|Launched:||19 August 1954|
|Christened:||8 October 1953|
|Commissioned:||16 July 1955|
|Nickname:||Chico Bento (Chuck Billy)|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2014[update]|
|Class & type:||Imperial Marinheiro class|
|Displacement:||911 tons standard, 1,025 tons full load|
|Length:||55.72 m (182.8 ft)|
|Beam:||9.55 m (31.3 ft)|
|Draught:||3.6 m (12 ft)|
|Propulsion:||2 Sulzer 6TD36 1,080 hp|
|Speed:||16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph)|
|Range:||15,000 nmi (28,000 km; 17,000 mi)|
|Armament:||Oerlikon 20 mm cannon|
The Cv Caboclo (V19) is an Imperial Marinheiro class corvette of the Brazilian Navy. The Caboclo was the fifth of ten Imperial Marinheiro class corvettes ordered by the Brazilian Navy in 1953. The Caboclo was launched on 19 August 1954, and was commissioned on 16 July 1955.
In June 2009, the Cv Caboclo (V19) participated in the recovery mission for the wreckage of Air France Flight 447.
- Cv Caboclo - V 19 Navios de Guerra Brasileiros. Retrieved on June 03 2009.