Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa
Gipuzkoakultura
November 22, 2019

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

Naval records of IRIS / D-12

Ship
IRIS / D-12 IRIS / D-12
Class
Minesweepers
Commanders
  • Patr. Pedro Arteche (Jan.37-Feb.37)
  • Patr. José Pombo Mosqueira (Mar.37-Apr.37)
  • Patr. Francisco Valencia Abascal (Apr.37-Nov.37)
Career
Fishing boat seized in Jan-37 by the Basque Government. Renamed D-12 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
1933 61 18’50 5’05 2’30 2’58 8’5 8-10

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