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Submitted by Eli Fryher

Information Picture Question
Category: Photo Identification
Approval Date: 6/14/2015 3:55 PM
Family Surname: Rapoport
Country: Poland
Town: Warsaw
Date of Image: 1939
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My mother, Sara Rapoport, crossed from Constanta, Rumania, to Israel on the ship Transylvania.

Does anybody have any information about this ship or where I can get any further information?

Thanking you.

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On  Response 
6/15/2015 12:33 AM Here is some information on the immigration ship Transilvania:
http://web.itu.edu.tr/~bilgili/Ships/romanian/navrom/transilvania/transilvania.htm
http://digitalassets.ushmm.org/photoarchives/result.aspx?search=SHIPS%20(TRANSYLVANIA)

There is a lot of information on the ship and its activity in Hebrew. Here is an item in Wikipedia, which can be read in Hebrew, Romanian or French. You can use Google Translate to read it in English:

https://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D7%98%D7%A8%D7%A0%D7%A1%D7%99%D7%9C%D7%91%D7%A0%D7%99%D7%94_(%D7%90%D7%95%D7%A0%D7%99%D7%99%D7%94)
6/16/2015 6:11 AM Also http://romaniaforum.info/board3-marina-romana-romanian-navy/board594-marina-comerciala-romana-1869-prezent/board17-pasagere-maritime-high-seas-passengers-1884-1944/board60-basarabia-transilvania-1938/1426-1938-lebedele-albe-ale-marii-negre-smr-transilvania-basarabia-smr-constanta/
which you can translate into english.

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