=Senir, (Deut. 3:9; Cant. 4:8), the name given to Mount Hermon (q.v.) by the Sidonians.
Among these there was one steamship, the shenir, that had been sold to a Genoa firm, and that was a vessel of 1700 tons.
The shenir, from Genoa, would naturally be expected to fly the Italian flag.