Thanks to all who sent pictures or contributed material, and to Doron Talmon and Meirav Zacharovitch in particular. Thanks to Uri Meretz of the Israeli Navy Association (link in Hebrew) for useful corrections and additions to this web site. Thanks to the the Israeli Navy Association and the "Ha'apalah" Museum (link in Hebrew) for willingness to host links to this web site.
More pictures of Efraim and his family can be found here.
(NOTE: link did not work; changed it AGAIN -- this time should work!
Efraim's Obituary, Friday, Sept. 11th, 2009, Ha'aretz (for a better quality version go here.)
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