Mordechai Limon (left) with David Ben-Gurion
|Born||January 3, 1924|
|Died||May 16, 2009(aged 85)|
|Years of service||1940–1954|
|Commands held||Commander of the Israeli navy|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
1947–1949 Palestine war
Limon oversaw the Cherbourg Project that involved smuggling five missile boats that had originally been purchased by Israel and embargoed by France. He would be subsequently expelled from France. His daughter, Nili Limon (born 1951), is married to Nathaniel Robert de Rothschild, son of Élie de Rothschild.
- "First Commander of Israeli Navy Passes Away". Israel National News. 16 May 2009.
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