The hull of the NAe São Paulo, the Brazilian aircraft carrier and flagship that the Navy decommissioned in 2017 and sold for US$1.9 million to the Turkish shipyard Sok Denizcilikve Tic., returned to Brazilian territorial waters after being denied entry into the Mediterranean Sea with final destination Turkey for dismantlement.
The largest ship ever operated by Brazil left the Rio de Janeiro Naval Arsenal on Aug. 4.
It was towed . . .