RIO de JANEIRO
current records on
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil was the only
port made by he
super taker, USS Neosho AO-143, in South America.
This was in September
of 1958 after providing provisions for the Top Secret Argus series of
second visit was made while
sailing in 1977, with
the USS America CV-66 on a five-week South
de Janeiro bay
was mistaken for a river in
Gaspar de Lemos from Portugal He named it Rio
It was the French, however, who
first settled permanently here. The Portuguese, like the French,
wood along the Brazilian coast, and
as Portuguese colonization began to take hold SOURCE
- USS Diodon SS-349 Bridge view below;
docked at Rio de Janerio, Brazil.
Looking through AA gun sight in the port of Rio.
Partly visible is the Topside Watch with whites on.
out over Rio de Janeiro
from Corcovado hill where the famous Redeemer
Christ stands as a symbol of the city.
in Portsmouth New Hampshire.
ODAX was sold to Brazil,
decommissioned, transferred and commissioned
in the Brazilian Navy as S.Rio de Janerio
(S-13) in ceremonies at Key West FL
on 8 July 1972.