149. Aliyah — Albertina
type: motor schr
Departed Bandol, France 5 Nov 1947, arrived 15 Nov 1947 check
ex-Albertina, ex-Pietro, built 1945, 109 gross tons (see No.104)
Found deserted on the beach at Nahariya. Passengers were specially picked youths who quickly disembarked and disappeared. This was the same ship that traveled in 1945 as Pietro (No. 104).
Name: Aliyah, literally Ascent, refers to Jewish immigration to the Land of Israel.
Photograph source: Leaning Masts