145. 14 Halalei Gesher Haziv — Bruna
Departed Italy 17 Jul 1947, arrived 28 Jul 1947
ex-Bruna, built 1944, 297 gross tons, wood auxiliary 3-mast schooner
A three-mast schooner carrying survivors from Poland, Hungary, and Romania. A two-week trip. Towed in to Haifa by HMS Rowena. Taken to Cyprus on the Runnymede Park.
Name means “14 Heroes of Aziv” after those killed at the Nahal Achziv Bridge in June 1946.
Photograph source: http://palyam.org