NRP Gonçalves Zarco

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Portugese sloop Gonçalves Zarco in the 1940s.jpg
Career (Portugal)  Portuguese Navy
Name: NRP Gonçalves Zarco
Builder: Hawthorn-Leslie (UK)
Launched: 1933
Decommissioned: 1961
General characteristics
Class & type: Gonçalo Velho class
Displacement: 1,785 t
Length: 81.5 m (267 ft)
Beam: 10.8 m (35 ft)
Draught: 3.5 m (11 ft)
Propulsion: 2 turbines; 2,000 hp
Speed: 16.5 knots (30.6 km/h)
Complement: 140
Armament: 3 x 120 mm guns,
2 x 40 mm guns

The NRP Gonçalves Zarco was a 2nd class sloop (aviso de 2ª classe) of the Portuguese Navy. She was designed to operate in the Overseas territories of Portugal.