Shear Yashuv

139. Shear Yashuv — Galata

type: str
Departed Italy 7 Apr 1947, arrived 23 Apr 1947

ex-Galata, built (unk), about 300 tons, small steamer

768 passengers

After departure, 180 transferred from Albertina. A very crowded ship and listing heavily, captured at sea by the destroyer Cheviot. Stiff resistance to deportation.

Name means “The Remnant shall return.”

Name Shear Yashuv
Voyage Number
Flag Turkey
Gross tons / Year Built 300/
Sailing Date 7 Apr 1947
Country of departure Italy
Arrival date in Palestine 23 Apr 1947
Result of voyage arrested
Number of immigrants on board 768
Organizer of voyage

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