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Warship Class - Tupi - Submarine
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NameTupi
Primary CountryBrazil (Details)
PeriodWorld War II
Credit Linkhttps://www.naval-encyclopedia.com/ww2/brazilian-navy
TypeSubmarine
Number Planned3
Number Completed3
First Commisioned1937
Last Year Active1960
Other Nationsnone



History: In 1938, Brazil bought three submersibles to replace those of the earlier type F, They were considered 'coastal' submarines due to their limited range and seaworthiness. The three subs were the Tupi, Timbira and Tamoio. They were part of the Italian Adua class. They were formerly known as the Ascianti, Gondar and Neghelli. They were purchased to achieve submarine parity with Argentina and its three Santa Fe class submarines (which were also part of the Adua class). Their coastal nature did not prevent them from operating in the Mediterranean. They were sent to France in 1945 and remained in service until they were stricken in 1959 and scrapped in 1960.
Type: Submarine
Primary Country:
Brazil, a vast South American country, stretches from the Amazon Basin in the north to vineyards and massive IguaƧu Falls in the south. Rio de Janeiro, symbolized by its 38m Christ the Redeemer statue atop Mount Corcovado, is famed for its busy Copacabana and Ipanema beaches as well as its enormous, raucous Carnaval festival, featuring parade floats, flamboyant costumes, and samba music and dance.

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Item created by: gdm on 2019-10-07 09:17:32. Last edited by gdm on 2019-10-07 09:29:26

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