Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa
Gipuzkoakultura
October 23, 2019

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

Naval records of IRUÑA

Ship
IRUÑA IRUÑA
Class
Armed Trawlers
Commanders
  • 1st Of. Angel Gabiña Andraca (Feb.37-Mar.37)
Career
Coaster Mari Begoña seized in Jan-37 by the Basque Government. Renamed Iruña in Feb-37. Her conversion into patrol boat never finished and was captured by the Nationalists in Bilbao on 19-Jun-37. Joined to the Franquist Navy as patrol boat Virgen de Begoña. Returned to her owners in 1939.
Characteristics of the ship
Built GRT Length Beam Draught Depth Knots Crew
1918 368 39’45 7’68 4’30 3’75 14 -

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