Immigrant ship, Sogol/Yagur

very crowded masted ship

"Illegal immigrants arriving into Palestine: British Army personnel on board the sailing vessel YAGOUR, loaded with illegal Jewish immigrants at Haifa docks. The illegal immigrants were taken to a camp in Cyprus while a decision was made about their future."

Photo and text: Imperial War Museum

The Yagur was intercepted by HMS Brissenden on 11th August 1946 and the passengers were, along with those of the Henrietta Szold, the first to be taken to camps in Cyprus.