Departed Tulcea, Romania 5-Dec-1938, arrived 18-Dec-1938
ex-Laris, ex-Katina P, ex-Barletta, built 1898, 1047 gross tons, steamer.
Organized by Revisionists
694 refugees came down the Danube; including 150 straight from Dachau. Chepo picked them up at Tulcea, along with 52 Romanians. Voyage was without incident, landing by small boats on beach at Netanya undetected. The ship’s name has been wrongly written as Jepo, Gepo, Kepo, etc.
Photograph source: Silverstone Collection