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September 23, 2020

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

Naval records of GURE ARTIZAR / D-5

Ship
GURE ARTIZAR / D-5 GURE ARTIZAR / D-5
Class
Minesweepers
Commanders
  • Patr. Juan Lijó Prego (Jan.37-Feb.37)
  • Patr. Angel Chans Pasadín (Mar.37)
  • Patr. Juan Lijó Prego (Mar.37-May.37)
  • Cap. Basilio Badiola Arroita (May.37-Nov.37)
Career
Fishing boat seized in Jan-37 by the Basque Government. Renamed D-5 in May-37. Used also for gun-running. Fled to La Pallice on 9-Aug-37. Retired from the Auxiliary Navy in Nov-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
1935 65 19’37 4’99 2’44 2’98 10 8-9

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