Mordei HaGetaot

142. Mordei HaGetaot — Orietta

type: barkentine
Departed Bari, Italy 13 May 1947, arrived 24 May 1947

ex-Orietta, built 1920, 491 gross tons, wood auxiliary 3-mast barkentine

1457 passengers

A motor sailer, captured with no resistance by destroyers Brissenden and Haydon. 904 men, 518 women, 37 children.

Name means “Fighters of the Ghetto.”

Photograph source: http://palyam.org

Name Mordei HaGetaot
Voyage Number
Flag Italy
Gross tons / Year Built 491/1920
Sailing Date 13 May 1947
Country of departure Italy
Arrival date in Palestine 24 May 1947
Result of voyage arrested
Number of immigrants on board 1457
Organizer of voyage

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