The beach to which the observatory looks and where the illegal immigrant ships arrived was photographed that day Click for a larger image
The other side of the sign Click for a larger image Translation of the text on the sign
: Mitzpe Ha’apalah
WELUS The first illegal immigrant ship to reach the shores of Israel reached this shore, Kfar Vitkin Beach in July 1934.
On board were 350 illegal immigrants, youth groups from the He - Chaluts, who prepared themselves for agricultural work and land preparation. They were received by members of the Haganah and the Yishuv.
Emblem of the Emek Hefer Regional Council / Emblem of the Jewish National Fund / Emblem of the Sharon Museum Emek Hefer
Emek Hefer Regional Council / Keren Kayemet LeIsrael / Hasharon Emek Hefer Museum
Symbol of the National Parks Authority
[Other side of the sign]
The names of the illegal immigrant ships that reached the shores of the Hefer Valley and Netanya in the years 1934-1939
Welus A. at 7.34 in the Hefer Valley 350 illegal immigrants.
Welus B. on September 6, 2013 in the Hefer Valley, 350 illegal immigrants.
Poseidon A. At 21.1.38 Mitzpe Yam 65 illegal immigrants.
Artimisia A. on April 25, 18 Avihail 128 illegal immigrants.
Poseidon B. On March 25, 1988, Avihail 65 illegal immigrants.
Artimisia B. On July 23, 38 Avihail 157 illegal immigrants
Atarto A. on 30.11.38 Avihail 300 illegal immigrants.
Draga B at 12.38 Netanya 550 illegal immigrants
Eli On July 20, 1939, Netanya had 650 illegal immigrants
Agios Nikolaos B. On August 19, 1939, Netanya 795 illegal immigrants.
Rudnitzer B. On September 10, 1939, Netanya had 371 illegal immigrants.
Rudnitzer C. On January 14, 1939, Netanya 457 illegal immigrants.
Pannaya Consitrio on 14.4.39 Kfar Vitkin.
Asimi 18.4.39 Mitzpe-Yam 320 illegal immigrants.