Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa
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September 26, 2020

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

Naval records of NUEVO CONSTANTE / D-9

Ship
NUEVO CONSTANTE / D-9 NUEVO CONSTANTE / D-9
Class
Minesweepers
Commanders
  • Patr. Juan Paz Franco (Apr.37-Nov.37)
Career
Fishing boat seized in Apr-37 by the Basque Government. Renamed D-9 in May-37. Taken over by the Republican Navy in Santander on 1-Aug-37. Served also in Asturias. Fled to Arcachon on 23-Oct-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
1928 62 23’70 5’10 1’80 2’30 9 8-12

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