Liesel

33. Liesel

Departed Tulcea 17-May-1939, arrived 3-Jun-1939

ex- Efterpi, ex- Alexandros A., ex- Efterpi, ex- Myconos, ex- Lamacta, ex- Guercif, ex- Faneromeni, ex- Freifrau, ex- Sea Hound, built 1901, 1090 gross tons, steamer.

906 passengers

Organized by Betar

Refugees from Austria, Poland, Romania and Czechoslovakia. 574 including 50 children traveled on river steamer Helios. Many

passengers felt mistreated by 200 Betar on board. Ship arrested by HMS Pangbourne and brought into Haifa.

Photograph source: 75 Years of Hebrew Shipping

Name Liesel
Voyage Number
Flag Panama
Gross tons / Year Built 1090/1901
Sailing Date 17-May-39
Country of departure Romania
Arrival date in Palestine 3-Jun-39
Result of voyage arrested
Number of immigrants on board 906
Organizer of voyage Maccabee

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