Chepo 1

Departed Tulcea, Romania 5-Dec-1938, arrived 18-Dec-1938

ex-Laris, ex-Katina P, ex-Barletta, built 1898, 1047 gross tons, steamer.

734 passengers

Organized by Revisionists

694 refugees came down the Danube; including 150 straight from Dachau. Chepo picked them up at Tulcea, along with 52 Romanians. Voyage was without incident, landing by small boats on beach at Netanya undetected. The ship’s name has been wrongly written as Jepo, Gepo, Kepo, etc.

Photograph source: Silverstone Collection

Name Chepo
Voyage Number 1
Flag Panama
Gross tons / Year Built 1047/1898
Sailing Date 5-Dec-38
Country of departure Romania
Arrival date in Palestine 18-Dec-38
Result of voyage undetected
Number of immigrants on board 734
Organizer of voyage Revisionists (Perl)

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