Migration Ships,  Crete


Migration Ship in Chora Sfakion
(Oct 17, 2006)

Boat's name 'faghat' (victory)
The boat arrived (around) Sept 20, 2006, it came from Egypt.
About 15 to 20 people had been aboard.
The boat landed at Gavdos.
The coast guard there arrested captain and crew.
Boat and people were brought to Crete.


The mayor of Sfakia, when being questioned 4 weeks later (his office is 150 m distant)
denied any knowledge of the incident.  He didn't know:  When did the ship arrive?
Where did the boat come from? How many persons were aboard?
Whereto have the people been brought?


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Last update:  Oct 4, 2007