Dora

45. Dora

Departed Vlissingen, Netherlands 19-Jul-1939, arrived 12-Aug-1939

ex- Tjaldur, ex- Vega, built 1898, 584 gross tons, steamer

500 passengers

Organized by Mossad

Dora was the only ship to sail from western Europe. Left Dutch port of Vlissingen with 500 mostly German Jews who had escaped to Holland. 160 boarded in Antwerp. News reports said they were going to Siam, but they were successfully secretly landed at Shefayim in Palestine.

Name Dora
Voyage Number
Flag Panama
Gross tons / Year Built 584/1898
Sailing Date 19-Jul-39
Country of departure Netherlands
Arrival date in Palestine 12-Aug-39
Result of voyage undetected
Number of immigrants on board 500
Organizer of voyage Mossad

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