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September 23, 2020

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

Naval records of ALCION / D-8

Ship
ALCION / D-8 ALCION / D-8
Class
Minesweepers
Commanders
  • Patr. José Rodiño Fernández (May.37-Aug.37)
  • Cap. Amadeo Uribe Asteinza (Aug.37-Nov.37)
Career
Fishing boat seized in May-37 by the Basque Government. Renamed D-8 in May-37. Fled to La Pallice on 25-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
1932 86 23’00 5’30 3’20 3’00 8’5 8-12

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