126. Palmach — Ariella

type: brigantine
Departed Italy 11 Sep 1946, arrived 22 Sep 1946

ex-Ariella, ex-Avvenire, ex-Carlo, built 1906, 235 gross tons, 2-mast wood auxiliary brigantine

611 passengers

Sailed with Albertina. 180 refugees transferred to Palmach at sea, and Italian crew to Albertina. Captured by minesweeper HMS Rowena. Boarding was successful only on the fourth attempt, one refugee was killed. Refugees taken to Cyprus on the Ocean Vigour.

Name: The Palmach was the elite fighting force of the Haganah.

Name Palmach
Voyage Number
Flag Italy
Gross tons / Year Built 235/1906
Sailing Date 11 Sep 1946
Country of departure Italy
Arrival date in Palestine 22 Sep 1946
Result of voyage arrested
Number of immigrants on board 611
Organizer of voyage

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