Berl Katznelson

107. Berl Katznelson — Demetrios

Type: m/v
Departed Lavrion, near Piraeus, Greece 16 Nov 1945, arrived 23 Nov 1945

ex-Teti F., ex-Ambitieux, ex-Whangaroo, ex-Hjorleifur, built 1906, 117 gross tons

220 passengers

First ship to be discovered since end of the war. Intercepted by British sloop Peacock while landing refugees near Shefayim. 200 reached the beach and disappeared; 20 arrested on board.

Name: Berl Katznelson (1887-1944) was a well known Jewish Socialist leader.

Name Berl Katznelson
Voyage Number
Flag Greece
Gross tons / Year Built 117/1906
Sailing Date 16 Nov 1945
Country of departure Greece
Arrival date in Palestine 23 Nov 1945
Result of voyage arrested
Number of immigrants on board 220
Organizer of voyage

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