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Passenger List, Aberdeen Line, S.S. Demosthenes, 16 January 1926

Saloon Passenger List for the 16 January 1926 Northbound Voyage of the Steamship S.S. Demosthenes of the Aberdeen Line from Australia to the United Kingdom via South Africa and Spain, Commanded by Captain F. A. Orriss.

List of Saloon Passengers

The Aberdeen Line

T.S.S. Demosthenes

Captain F. A. Orriss
From Melbourne To Southampton
via Fremantle, Durban, Capetown, and Tenerife.
Tuesday, 16 January, 1926

Ships List of Senior Officers

  1. Commander: F. A. Orriss
  2. Chief Officer: R, Woodgates
  3. Chief Engineer: M. Montgomery
  4. Surgeon: H. J. Pickering, M.C., L.R.C.S., L.R.C.P
  5. Chief Steward and Acting Purser: W. G. Smith

List of Saloon Passengers

Passenger List - Aberdeen Line - Demosthenes - 1926 - Australia to   the United Kingdom

  1. Mrs. M. E. BETHUNE [S]
  2. Master A. C. BETHUNE [S]
  3. Mr. W. H. Brown [S]
  4. Mrs. Brown [S]
  5. Miss V. Brown [S]
  6. Mr. H. T. ETCHELLS [C]
  7. Mrs. ETCHELLS [C]
  8. Miss Maisie ETCHELLS [C]
  9. Mr. A. G. FABER [D]
  10. Miss B. Fraser [S]
  11. Master D. Fraser [S]
  12. Mr. H. H. Hardy [D]
  13. Mrs. Hardy [D]
  14. Mr. R. Hodson [S]
  15. Mrs. Hodson [S]
  16. Mr. A. E. Jackson [D]
  17. Mrs. Jackson [D]
  18. Master D. Jackson [D]
  19. Mrs. A. Jenkins [F]
  20. Mr. A. Little [C]
  21. Lt. H. G. K. Melville [S]
  22. Col. C. W. Murphy [C]
  23. Miss McGovern [S]
  24. Mr. L, H. Oates [C]
  25. Mrs. Oates [C]
  26. Mr. L. Oates [C]
  27. Mr. Harper Reid [S]
  28. Master E. L. Roberts [F]
  29. Dr. H. W. Rohde [D]
  30. Mrs. Rohde [D]
  31. Miss M. Scott [S]
  32. Mr. J. N. Short [S]
  33. Mr. R. D. Sinclair [D]
  34. Mrs. Sinclair [D]
  35. Mr. H. Somerville [C]
  36. Mrs. Somerville [C]
  37. Master J. Somerville [C]
  38. Master D. Somerville [C]
  39. Mrs. C. T. Stewart [S]
  40. Miss Allison Stewart [S]
  41. Mr. Gordon Stewart [S]
  42. Mr. G. J. TWYCROSS [S]
  43. Mr. G. F. VINCENT [C]
  44. Mr. A. G. WHITLAM [D]
  45. Mrs. WHITLAM [D]
  46. Mrs. E. WINCH [S]

Information for First-Class Passengers

Meals.- -Meals are served on board at the following hours:—

  • Tea, Coffee, or Fruit in cabin 6.30 a.m. till 7 a.m
  • Breakfast 8.30 a.m
  • Luncheon 1 p.m
  • Afternoon Tea 4 p.m
  • Dinner 7 p.m

Sandwiches, Coffee, &c., served in the Saloon and Cafe from 9 p.m. till 10 p.m.

Beef Tea, or Ices in hot weather, served on deck at 11 a.m.

Children and Nurses.—Breakfast, 8 a.m. Dinner, 12.30. Tea, 5.30. Children are not allowed in the Library or Lounge, and unless accompanied by Parents are not allowed on the boat deck.

Seats at Table.—For seating arrangements applications should be made to the Second Steward.

Bar Hours.—The Bar will be open at the following hours for the convenience of Passengers.

  • 10 a.m. till 1 p.m
  • 1.30 p.m. till 2 p.m
  • 5 p.m. till 7 p.m
  • 7.30 p.m. till 11 p.m

Lights.—Lights are extinguished at the following hours:—
Dining Saloon, Library and Lounge, 11 p.m. Snicking Room and Verandah Café, 11 p.m.

Smoking.—Smoking is not permitted in the Dining Saloon, Library or Cabins.

Baggage.—No packages of greater dimensions than 3 ft. long and 1 ft. 9 in. broad and 1 ft. 3 in. high will be allowed in the cabins.

Passengers' attention is called to the importance of having their baggage properly labelled and secured. Baggage days are arranged once every week, when Passengers can have access to the Baggage Room.

Deck Chairs.—Deck Chairs can be hired on application to the Chief Steward at the following charges:—

  • London or Australia to South Africa, 5s
  • London to Australia, 7s. 6d
  • Or vice versa

Valuables.—The Chief Steward is authorised to take charge of Valuables, placing them in the ship's safe and issuing an official receipt at the cost of 1% (one per cent.) on declared value, with a minimum of ls. No responsibility can be accepted by the Managers for Jewellery, Plate, Money, &c., unless it is so deposited with the Chief Steward.

Passengers are cautioned not to leave Valuables, &c., lying about the cabins or on the decks.

Library.—A good stock of books is carried on all the steamers, and are issued to the Passengers at certain specified hours (by the Second Steward). As no charge is made for the books, Passengers are earnestly requested to treat them with care and see that they are safely returned.

Postal Arrangements.—A post box is provided outside the Chief Steward's Office, where Passengers can post letters, &c. Stamps and telegram forms can be obtained at the Chief Steward's Office, where all information in reference to postal rates can be obtained.

Postcards, &c.—Supplies of writing paper, post-cards, &c., are provided at the various writing tables.

Passengers' Addresses.—Before leaving the steamer Passengers are requested to provide the Chief Steward with the address at which they may be found, this being both a matter of convenience and a requirement of the Board of Trade.

Wireless Telegrams.—The "Aberdeen Line" vessels are all fitted with a powerful wireless apparatus. Full particulars regarding cost of despatching messages can be obtained from the Chief Steward.

All messages for transmission are to be handed in to the Chief Steward, and must not be given to the Wireless Operator direct.

Surgeon.—The Surgeon is authorised to make a charge of five shillings for each visit to First-class Passengers for medical attendance. The Company supply medicines free.

Barber.—The Barber is authorised to make the following charges for professional attendance upon Passengers :-

  • Shaving 6d
  • Haircutting (Gentlemen) 1/-
  • Haircutting (Ladies) 2/-
  • Shampooing (Gentlemen) 1/-
  • Shampooing (Ladies) 2/-

Ironing Room.—An Ironing Room has been set apart in each steamer for the convenience of lady Passengers. It is under the charge of the Stewardess, to whom application must be made by those desiring to use it.

Divine Service.—Intimation regarding Divine Service will appear on the Notice Board every Sunday morning.

Time of Departure From Ports.—The time of the ship's departure from the various ports will be posted on the Notice Board at the Gangway on arrival and must be carefully noted by the Passengers.

The Company will not be responsible or delay the steamer in the case of any passenger who may go ashore and fail to re-embark by the time of departure posted at the Gangway.

Passengers' Fares, &c.—A list of fares, time-tables, and general information in reference to passenger bookings is published by the Company, and may be had on application at the Offices of the Company or any booking Agents.

Notices.—All information which may be of interest to Passengers is posted upon the ship's Notice Boards, such as the daily news, wireless messages, sports, arrangements, &c.

Deck Games.—The usual Deck Games are provided by the ship free of charge.

Pets.—Passengers wishing to carry Birds, Dogs, Cats or other animals must make special arrangements when booking, freight being charged for same. Under no circumstances will pets be allowed in any of the cabins.

Aberdeen Line - From - Australia - To - South Africa & Southampton


  • Triple S.S. "Euripides" ... 15,000 Tons
  • Triple S.S. "Demosthenes" ... 11,500 Tons
  • T.S.S. "Themistocles" ... 11,500 Tons
  • T.S.S. "Sophocles" ... 12,500 Tons
  • T.S.S. "Diogenes," ... 12,500 Tons

January 1926 Northbound Voyage - T.S.S. Demosthenes

Passenger List, Aberdeen Line T.S.S. Demosthenes - 1926 - Back   Cover
Passenger List, Aberdeen Line T.S.S. Demosthenes - 1926 - Front   Cover
  • Date of Voyage: 1926 January 16
  • Name of Vessel: Demosthenes 11,500 Tons
  • Captain: F. A. Orriss
  • Route: Australia to the United Kingdom via South Africa and Spain
  • Port of Calls: Melbourne » Fremantle » Durban » Capetown » Tenerife » Southampton
  • Port Codes: MEL, Per, DUR, CPT, TCI, SOU
  • Passenger Class(es): Saloon Passengers
  • Language(s): English
  • Dimensions: 10.8 x 15.3 cm
  • Number of Printed Pages: 12
  • Transcription: Paul K. Gjenvick
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