Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa
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November 28, 2020

The Auxiliary Navy of the Basque Country
(1936-39)

Naval records of GURE IZARRA / D-6

Ship
GURE IZARRA / D-6 GURE IZARRA / D-6
Class
Minesweepers
Commanders
  • Patr. Fernando Santos Costa (Jan.37-May.37)
  • Cap. Juan Uriarte Asteinza (May.37-Nov.37)
Career
Fishing boat seized in Jan-37 by the Basque Government. Renamed D-6 in May-37. Used also for gun-running. Fled to La Pallice on 9-Aug-37. Retired from the Auxiliary Navy in Nov-37. Seized under French Court orders in 1938. Returned to her owners in 1939.
Characteristics of the ship
Built GRT Length Beam Draught Depth Knots Crew
1935 65 19’37 4’99 2’44 2’98 10 8-9

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