Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa
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September 26, 2020

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

Naval records of ARCO / D-11

Ship
ARCO / D-11 ARCO / D-11
Class
Minesweepers
Commanders
  • Patr. Juan Lijó Prego (Mar.37)
  • Patr. Angel Chans Pasadín (Mar.37-Jul.37)
  • Patr. Angel Eizaguirre (Jul.37-Nov.37)
Career
Fishing boat seized in Jan-37 by the Basque Government. Renamed D-11 in May-37. Taken over by the Republican Navy in Santander on 1-Aug-37. Fled to La Pallice on 25-Aug-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
1933 61 18’50 5’05 2’30 2’58 8’5 8-10

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