Diputación Foral de Guipúzcoa
Gipuzkoakultura
September 23, 2020

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

Naval records of TXEPETX

Ship
TXEPETX TXEPETX
Class
Fast Motor Launches
Commanders
  • Cap. Policarpo Bilbao Zubiaga (May.37-Jun.37)
  • Cap. Antonio Ugarte Beristain (Jun.37-Jul.37)
Career
Fast motor launch seized in May-37 by the Basque Government. Fled to Bayonne on 15-Jun-37. Taken over by the Republican Consulate of Bayonne in Aug-37. Sent to the Mediterranean through the Canal de Midi in May-38. Entered service with the Republican Navy in Jun-38 but caught fire accidentally at Rosas some days afterwards and not repaired.
Characteristics of the ship
Built GRT Length Beam Draught Depth Knots Crew
0 14 13’20 3’00 1’21 1’40 20 4

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