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SAO PAULO (A-12) class

Country of Origin: Brazil

ship list

 0 SAO PAULO-class AIRCRAFT CARRIER (CV) (ex-French CLEMENCEAU class)

 Name        Pendant   Launched        Commissioned    Status
 SAO PAULO   A-12      July 23, 1960   July 15, 1963   Sunk
   (ex-French FOCH, R-99)

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Brazil first expressed interest in buying this ship in April 2000 when the French carrier visited Rio de Janeiro. FOCH was sold to Brazil in August 2000 for US$41 million (US$10.5 million for the ship, US$29.5 million for the cost of an overhaul). She replaced the...

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