Tel Hai

111. Tel Hai — Asya

type: yt
Departed Sète, France, 16 Mar 1946, arrived 27 Mar 1946

ex-Asya, ex-Assia, ex-Macedonia, ex-Panorimitis, ex-Zingara, built 1875, 427 gross tons, iron steamer, former yacht

736 passengers

Ship was re-engined in Istanbul with a U-boat engine. Captured by British destroyer Chequers 140 miles at sea. Passengers included 195 French immigrants and 548 members of a youth movement from Belgium.

Name: Tel Hai was a settlement in northern Galilee, attacked by Arabs in 1920 when Joseph Trumpeldor was killed.

Name Tel Hai
Voyage Number
Flag Turkey
Gross tons / Year Built 427/1875
Sailing Date 16 Mar 1946
Country of departure France
Arrival date in Palestine 27 Mar 1946
Result of voyage arrested
Number of immigrants on board 736
Organizer of voyage

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