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Schedule of Voyages and Rates - Cunard Line 1893

1893 Cunard Passenger's Log Book

THE CUNARD LINE.

ESTABLISHED 1840.

These Steamers have, for over Fifty Years, an unequalled record for the safety and comfort of their passengers, and take specified tracks on the Outward and Homeward Voyages, as adopted by all the leading Companies.

NEW YORK SATURDAY MAIL SERVICE.

The Cunard Passenger Log Book - 1893

Sailing from New York and Liverpool every Saturday calling at Queenstown.

  • Campania 12,950 tons Capt. HAINS, R.N.R.
  • Lucania 12,950 tons Capt. H. McKAY, R.N.R.
  • Etruria 8,119 tons Capt. WALKER, R.N.R.
  • Umbria 8,127 tons Capt. DUTTON.

FORTNIGHTLY TUESDAY SERVICE.

  • Aurania 7,268 tons Capt. A. McKAY
  • Servia 7,391 tons
  • Gallia 4,808 tons Capt. FERGUSSON

SALOON RATES.

  • Single Tickets from $60 to $175 or £12 to £35.
  • Return Tickets from $120 to $315 or £22 to £63.

According to the season of the year, the location of the room, and the Steamer chosen. Children between Two and Twelve, Half Fare.

SECOND CABIN RATES.

  • Single Tickets from $40 to $60 or £8 to £12.
  • Return Tickets from $75 to $110 or £15 to £22.

According to the season of the year, the location of the room, and the Steamer chosen. Children between Two and Twelve, Half Fare. Summer Season begins on the 16th April and ends 15th October. Winter Season begins on the 56th October and ends 15th April.

WEEKLY BOSTON SERVICE.

From Liverpool

  • Cephalonia 5,517 tons Capt. SECCOMBE.
  • Pavonia 5,587 tons Capt. WATT.
  • Catalonia 4,841 tons Capt. ATKIN.
  • Bothnia 4,535 tons Capt. THOMAS.
  • Scythia 4,557 tons Capt. HEVVITSON.

on Thursdays and Boston on Saturdays, calling at Queenstown.

SALOON RATES.

  • Single Tickets from $60 to $175 or £12 to £35.
  • Return Tickets from $120 to $315 or £22 to £63.

According to the season of the year, and the location of the room. Children between Two and Twelve, Half Fare.

SECOND CABIN RATES.

  • Single Tickets from $35 to $50 or £7 to £10.
  • Return Tickets from $70 to $95 or £13 to £19.

Summer Season begins on the 16th of April and ends 15th October. Winter Season begins on the 16th October and ends 15th April.

STEERAGE RATES.—From $25 or 5 Guineas.

Present Value of Rates for 1893 Voyages Provided by the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives:

  • $25 in the year 1893 has the same "purchase power" as $594.44 in the year 2007
  • $35 in the year 1893 has the same "purchase power" as $832.22 in the year 2007
  • $50 in the year 1893 has the same "purchase power" as $1,188.89 in the year 2007
  • $60 in the year 1893 has the same "purchase power" as $1,426.67 in the year 2007
  • $70 in the year 1893 has the same "purchase power" as $1,664.44 in the year 2007
  • $95 in the year 1893 has the same "purchase power" as $2,258.89 in the year 2007
  • $120 in the year 1893 has the same "purchase power" as $2,853.33 in the year 2007
  • $175 in the year 1893 has the same "purchase power" as $4,161.11 in the year 2007
  • $315 in the year 1893 has the same "purchase power" as $7,489.99 in the year 2007

Source of Currency Conversion: Lawrence H. Officer and Samuel H. Williamson, "Purchasing Power of Money in the United States from 1774 to 2007", MeasuringWorth.Com, 2008.

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