USS Saint Louis (CL 49) as the Brazilian cruiser, Almirante Tamandaré, at sea with an escort of former USN Fletcher Class DDs

Tamandaré, at sea flanked by a heavy escort of former Fletcher-class tin cans, from top: Pernambuco (D30) ex-USS Hailey, Paraná (D29) ex-USS Cushing, Pará (D27) ex-USS Guest, and Paraíba (D28) ex-USS Bennett. Of note, the Brazilians would keep most of these tin cans well into the 1980s.

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