Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa
Gipuzkoakultura
September 20, 2020

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

Naval records of RAFAEL CANTOS

Ship
RAFAEL CANTOS RAFAEL CANTOS
Class
Minesweepers
Commanders
  • Patr. Eladio Cruz Franqueira (Nov.36-Dec.36)
  • Cap. Jesús de Landarte (Dec.36-Feb.37)
  • Patr. Eladio Cruz Franqueira (Feb.37-Apr.37)
Career
Fishing boat seized in Nov-36 by the Basque Government. Retired from the Auxiliary Navy in Apr-37 and returned to fishing duties. Most of her crew passed to D-18.
Characteristics of the ship
Built GRT Length Beam Draught Depth Knots Crew
1931 74 18’60 5’33 3’16 3’16 8 9

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