British Naval Units Speed to Intercept Ship Carrying 1,300 Jews to Palestine
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British Naval Units Speed to Intercept Ship Carrying 1,300 Jews to Palestine

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British naval units based in Palestine were speeding today to intercept the Panamanian vessel Beaufarnais, a former U.S. Navy corvette, reported to be carrying 1,300 “visaless” Jewish immigrants to Palestine from an Italian port. The ship was sighted on the high seas today by British planes.

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