British Mandate in PalestineOn March 8th, the Romanian government let 850 Jews board an immigrant ship to proceed through the Danube Channel into the Black Sea. As one senior Foreign Office official dealing with Southeast Europe noted, “IT HAS BEEN DECIDED THAT WE (E.G. THE GOVERNMENT OF GREAT BRITAIN)SHOULD REPROVE THE ROMANIAN GOVERNMENT AT ONCE.”

Source: Sir Martin Gilbert:  British Policy towards Jewish Refugees 1933 to 1946; Miriam Rothschild and John Foster Human Rights Trust