In the aftermath of the Second World War no task fell to the Royal Navy more demanding than the interception of sea-borne illegal immigration into Palestine between 1945 – 1948.

In the aftermath of the Second World War no task fell to the Royal Navy more demanding than the interception of sea-borne illegal immigration into Palestine between 1945 – 1948.

 

Naval forces, mainly destroyers operated from Haifa in Palestine and the numbers of these ships allocated to the Patrol were sizeable.

 

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RFA War Bharata

 

RFA War Bharata was deployed in support of these operations.

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