40. Las Perlas
Departed Constanta, Romania Jun 1939, arrived 1-Jul-1939
ex- Marmaras, ex- Aghia Anastassia, ex- Aspasia, ex- Sophia Couppa, built 1890, 389 gross tons, steamer.
A private venture, chartered by a local agent in Romania. Arrested by destroyer HMS Ivanhoe and taken into Haifa. Captain and crew imprisoned by passengers.
Photograph source: 75 Years of Hebrew Shipping