HaMapil Ha’Almoni

134. HaMapil Ha’Almoni — San Miguel

type: str
Departed Sète, France 3 Feb 1947, arrived 17 Feb 1947

ex-San Miguel, ex-Runeberg, ex-J.L. Runeberg, built 1876, 472 gross tons, iron passenger steamer

807 passengers

Also called Herouth or Elena. Formerly the Swedish coastal steamer Runeberg. Heavy resistance to boarding, captured by frigate St. Austell Bay and towed in by minesweeper Welfare. No resistance to deportation. 462 men, 212 women, 133 children.

Name means “The Unknown Immigrant.”

Photograph source: Algerine Associates

Name HaMapil Ha’Almoni
Voyage Number
Flag Panama
Gross tons / Year Built 472/1876
Sailing Date 3 Feb 1947
Country of departure France
Arrival date in Palestine 17 Feb 1947
Result of voyage arrested
Number of immigrants on board 807
Organizer of voyage

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