Arba Cheruyot

125. Arba Cheruyot — Fede

type: m/v
Departed Italy 23 Aug 1946, arrived 2 Sep 1946

ex-Fede, built 1946, 512 gross tons, motor vessel (see No.113)

1024 passengers

Second trip made by Fede. Captured by destroyers Childers and Chivalrous. The boarding was the first to be strongly resisted, and two drowned by jumping off the ship. Passengers included 300 women of whom half were pregnant, and 200 children.

Name means “Four Freedoms.”

Photograph source: Haganah Archives

Name Arba Cheruyot
Voyage Number
Flag Italy
Gross tons / Year Built 512/1946
Sailing Date 23 Aug 1946
Country of departure Italy 2 Sep 1946
Arrival date in Palestine arrested
Result of voyage 1024
Number of immigrants on board
Organizer of voyage

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