Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa
Gipuzkoakultura
August 22, 2019

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

Naval records of VENDAVAL / NABARRA

Ship
VENDAVAL / NABARRA VENDAVAL / NABARRA VENDAVAL / NABARRA
Class
Armed Trawlers
Commanders
  • Com. Enrique Moreno Plaza (Oct.36-Mar.37)
Career
Trawler Vendaval seized in Oct-36 by the Basque Government and entered service in Nov-36. Renamed Nabarra in Dec-36. Sunk by gunfire of the cruiser Canarias in Cape Matxitxako on 5-Mar-37. (29 dead)
Characteristics of the ship
Built GRT Length Beam Draught Depth Knots Crew
1928 1.204 65’40 10’40 5’79 5’85 11 42-50
 
 
Armament
Nov/36: 1-101’6mm(4”)/50 Vickers; 2 machine guns-8mm Steyr; 1 machine gun-9mm Hotchkiss
Feb/37: 2-101’6mm(4”)/50 Vickers; 2 machine guns-8mm Steyr; 1 machine gun-9mm Hotchkiss

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