Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa
Gipuzkoakultura
November 28, 2020

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

Naval records of DELFINA / D-18

Ship
DELFINA / D-18 DELFINA / D-18
Class
Minesweepers
Commanders
  • Patr. Eladio Cruz Franqueira (Apr.37-May.37)
Career
Fishing boat seized in Apr-37 by the Basque Government. Renamed D-18 in May-37. Rammed accidentally and sunk by Republican destroyer Ciscar off Bilbao on 21-May-37. Her crew passed to D-24.
Characteristics of the ship
Built GRT Length Beam Draught Depth Knots Crew
1928 32 15’15 4’26 2’44 2’30 8’5 8

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