14 Halalei Gesher Haziv

145. 14 Halalei Gesher Haziv — Bruna

type: schr
Departed Italy 17 Jul 1947, arrived 28 Jul 1947

ex-Bruna, built 1944, 297 gross tons, wood auxiliary 3-mast schooner

685 passengers

A three-mast schooner carrying survivors from Poland, Hungary, and Romania. A two-week trip. Towed in to Haifa by HMS Rowena. Taken to Cyprus on the Runnymede Park.

Name means “14 Heroes of Aziv” after those killed at the Nahal Achziv Bridge in June 1946.

Photograph source: http://palyam.org

Name 14 Halalei Gesher Haziv
Voyage Number
Flag Italy
Gross tons / Year Built 297/1944
Sailing Date 17 Jul 1947
Country of departure Italy
Arrival date in Palestine 28 Jul 1947
Result of voyage arrested
Number of immigrants on board 685
Organizer of voyage

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