Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa
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October 23, 2019

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

Naval records of ARALARKO MIKEL DEUNA / D-22

Ship
ARALARKO MIKEL DEUNA / D-22 ARALARKO MIKEL DEUNA / D-22
Class
Minesweepers
Commanders
  • Patr. Pedro Arteche (Mar.37-Jul.37)
  • Patr. Angel Chans Pasadín (Jul.37-Nov.37)
Career
Fishing boat seized in Mar-37 by the Basque Government. Renamed D-22 in May-37. Taken over by the Republican Navy in Santander on 1-Aug-37. Served also in Asturias. Fled to Arcachon on 24-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
1936 36 16’55 4’18 1’40 2’12 8 8-10

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