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U.S. Authorities at Bremen Seize Israeli Vessel Loading Allegedly Illegal Cargo

U.S. Army authorities at the port of Bremerhaven today seized an Israeli vessel, the Drommit, because it was allegedly being loaded with an illegal consignment of machinery, including construction machines, tractors and automobiles.

The Army announcement revealing the seizure said that the machinery was labelled as household goods of Jewish immigrants headed for Israel. The Army officials said that the shipment, which came from Bergen-Belsen, was the largest of its kind over discovered.