Twenty-Three

123. Twenty-Three (23 Yordei HaSira) — San Sisino

type: barkentine
Departed Italy 2 Aug 1946, arrived 13 Aug 1946

ex-San Sisino, ex-Giuseppe Bertolli, built 1921, 283 gross tons, wood auxiliary barkentine

790 passengers

Short of provisions, they agreed to be towed by destroyer Brissenden. Desperate resistance to boarding. About 400 men, 400 women, 35 children.

Name: a Palmach unit of 23 men who disappeared during a sabotage mission to Syria in 1941.

Photograph source: http://palyam.org

Name Twenty-Three
Voyage Number
Flag Italy
Gross tons / Year Built 283/1921
Sailing Date 2 Aug 1946
Country of departure Italy
Arrival date in Palestine 15 Aug 1946
Result of voyage arrested
Number of immigrants on board 790
Organizer of voyage

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