Yoman Geva 295, 1963

Launching of Somerfins Bilu Passenger Ship

1963
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Bilu, the first passenger ship of the Israeli shipping company Somerfin, is launched in Belgium. Somerfins executive member Meir Halevy invites Aviva Najar, the wife of the Israeli ambassador to Belgium, to break a bottle of champagne over the vessels bow. Finally, the ship glides into the water.

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