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September 23, 2020

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

Naval records of IPARREKO-IZARRA

Ship
IPARREKO-IZARRA IPARREKO-IZARRA
Class
Armed Trawlers
Commanders
  • Cap. Pedro Ruiz de Loizaga (Dec.36-Nov.37)
  • Warrant Officer 2nd class Juan Sobier Poith (Nov.37-1938)
Career
Fishing boat seized in Dec-36 by the Basque Government. Taken over by the Republican Navy in Santoña on 5-Aug-37. Fled to Bordeaux on 9-Sep-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 136 25’31 5’78 2’94 3’02 10 16-27
 
 
Armament
Feb/37 : 1-57/50 mm Vickers; 1 machine gun-8mm Steyr; 1 machine gun-9mm

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