Ship Incident - S S Kypros

Ref: G3633
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‘S S KYPROS’ 1966. The Cypriot S S Kypros was approaching Haifa harbour on 10 November 1966 when a fire broke out on board. All the passengers and crew were safely brought ashore but the fire became so intense that the ship was towed out of the harbour and beached. There was a small amount of recovered mail which received a boxed cachet in Hebrew which translates to ‘This item was damaged / on the ship Kypros which / caught fire on 10/11/66’. A scarce cover from this incident. ‘