Wingate

110. Wingate — Kismet Adalia

Type: aux schr
Departed Palestrina, Italy 13 Mar 1946, arrived 25 Mar 1946

ex-Kismet Adalia, or ex-Noris, built (unk), about 200 tons, auxiliary schooner

248 passengers

Initial landing was foiled by the police, who opened fire, killing Bracha Fuld, age 18, a Palmach member. Ship was captured and brought into Haifa by British destroyer Chevron.

Name: Charles Orde Wingate (1903-1944) was a British officer who in 1938 organized the Special Night Squads, which later became the Haganah. He was killed in action in Burma in 1944.

Name Wingate
Voyage Number
Flag
Gross tons / Year Built 200/
Sailing Date 13 Mar 1946
Country of departure Italy
Arrival date in Palestine 25 Mar 1946
Result of voyage arrested
Number of immigrants on board 248
Organizer of voyage

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