Mefkure

85. Mefkure

Departed Constanta, Romania 3-Aug-1944, arrived 5-Aug-1944

built (unk), 52 gross tons, wood motor vessel

About 350 passengers

Mefkure sailed on 3 Aug 1944 in company with Morina and Bulbul. They were separated in a storm, and Mefkure was sunk by gunfire from Soviet submarine SHCH-215 (some disagree with this identification). Only 5 refugees and 4 crew survived the sinking and were picked up by Bulbul. Over 300 were lost.

Name Mefkure
Voyage Number
Flag Turkey
Gross tons / Year Built 52/unk
Sailing Date 3-Aug-44
Country of departure Romania
Arrival date in Palestine 5-Aug-44
Result of voyage sunk
Number of immigrants on board 350
Organizer of voyage Mossad

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