Clandestine Immigration and Naval Museum
Clandestine Immigration and Naval Museum is an Israel navy museum located in Haifa. The museum covers the maritime history of Israel – from clandestine immigration during the British Mandate for Palestine through the history of the Israeli navy since its inception to the present.
The museum is named after David HaCohen, one of the leaders of the Yeshuv. It was established by Colonel Yoske Coral and opened to the public in 1969. The museum is run by the Israeli Ministry of Defense. It stands next to the Israeli National Maritime Museum, dedicated to maritime history and archaeology.
Museum exhibits include the following vessels on permanent display:
- INS Mivtach, a decommissioned missile boat
- INS Gal, a retired Gal-class submarine
- INS Af Al Pi Chen, a clandestine immigration ship, built as a Royal Navy Mark 2 Tank Landing Craft in World War II
- "INS Af Al Pi Chen". Historic Naval Ships Association. Retrieved 16 September 2016.
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