Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa
Gipuzkoakultura
June 5, 2020

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

Naval records of MOTRIKO / D-13

Ship
MOTRIKO / D-13 MOTRIKO / D-13
Class
Minesweepers
Commanders
  • Patr. Zacarías Sustaeta Uribe (Apr.37-May.37)
  • Patr. Fernando Santos Costa (May.37-Jul.37)
  • Patr. Lorenzo Uribe Osa (Jul.37-Nov.37)
Career
Fishing boat seized in Apr-37 by the Basque Government. Renamed D-13 in May-37. Fled to La Pallice on 25-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
1927 73 22’61 5’33 2’55 3’50 8 8-11

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