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Passenger List, Atlantic Transport Line, Minneapolis, 12 June 1909

First Class Passenger List for the S.S. Minneapolis of the Atlantic Transport Line, Departing 12 June 1909 from London to New York, Commanded by Captain Frank H. Claret, R.N.R.

Notable Passengers: Florence L. Barbour and William Henry Davis

List of First Class Passengers
Atlantic Transport Line
S.S. Minneapolis
Captain Frank H. Claret, R.N.R.
From London to New York
Saturday, 12 June 1909

Photograph of the S.S. Minneapolis of the Atlantic Transport Line, 1901

Photograph of the S.S. Minneapolis of the Atlantic Transport Line, 1901. From the photographic collection of the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives.

Passenger List, Atlantic Transport Line S.S. Minneapolis 1909

Ships List of Senior Officers

  1. Captain: Frank H. Claret, R.N.R
  2. Surgeon: F. M. W. South
  3. Chief Engineer: A. N. Cross
  4. Purser : W. Blacklock
  5. Chief Steward: N. Hart

Ships List of First Class Passengers

  1. Miss Frances Barbour
  2. Miss Eliz. Barbour
  3. Miss Florence Barbour
    Florence L. Barbour was rescued from the sinking of the RMS Empress of Ireland on the Saint Lawrence River, Quebec, May 29, 1914 by Robert W. Crellin of Silverstone, British Columbia
  4. Miss Amy Calhoun
  5. Miss G. V. Chaplin
  6. Mr. C. W. Chase
  7. Dr. Wm. H. Davis
    William Henry Davis was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on February 18, 1872. The son of former slaves Jerry and Susan Davis, Davis graduated from Louisville Colored High School in June 1888 at the age of 16, second in his class of eighteen students. Davis delivered the graduation address he titled, "The Dignity of Labor". In 1902 Howard University awarded Davis a Doctorate of Pharmacology
  8. Mrs. Susan D'Aintrey
  9. Miss Laura D'Aintrey
  10. Rev. W. J. Dawson, D.D
  11. Miss Muriel Dawson
  12. Miss Hilda Dawson
  13. Mr. J. F. Day
  14. Mrs. J. F. Day
  15. Dr. Kirby Dwight
  16. Mrs. Kirby Dwight
  17. Mr. Robert Fitzsimmons
  18. Mrs. Robert Fitzsimmons
  19. Miss Florence Hays
  20. Miss Fanny Hays
  21. Miss Caroline Hays
  22. Mrs. B. Ham
  23. Miss Gladys Ham
  24. Miss Ramona Ham
  25. Miss Ada Hillier
  26. Mr. Francis R. Kelly
  27. Mr. Fred K. Keppel
  28. Mr. Ernest E. Lloyd
  29. Mrs. Ernest E. Lloyd
  30. Dr. John C. Lynch
  31. Mrs. John C. Lynch
  32. Mr. Wm. Hy. Maxwell
  33. Mr. K. McLeod
  34. Mr. Louis McLaughlin
  35. Miss McLaughlin
  36. Miss Virginia Nourse
  37. Miss P. E. Nares
  38. Mr. James Phyfe
  39. Dr. J. W. Purnell
  40. Mrs. J. W. Purnell
  41. Miss Phyllis Purnell
  42. Miss Jane Rowland
  43. Mr. Benjamin C. Starkins
  44. Mrs. Benjamin C. Starkins
  45. Miss Ruth Starkins
  46. Miss Gladys Starkins
  47. Miss Mary Starkins
  48. Mr. C. Geo. Spoerl
  49. Mrs. C. Geo. Spoerl
  50. Miss Harriet Stone
  51. Miss Isabelle Stone
  52. Mr. Thomas O. Tracey
  53. Mrs. Thomas O. Tracey
  54. Mr. Frederick Taylor, F.R.C.S
  55. Mrs. Frederick Taylor
  56. Mr. A. E. Turner
  57. Mrs. A. E. Turner
  58. Master Robert Turner
  59. Mr. Peter Tivnan
  60. Miss Clara Whitson
  61. Mrs. G. A. Yule

Information for Passengers

  • Tea and Coffee... at 7 a.m
  • Breakfast ... 8.3o a.m
  • Lunch ... 1 p.m
  • Dinner ... 7 p.m

Meals for Nurses and Children :—Breakfast, 8 a.m.: Dinner, t2 noon, Tea, 5 p.m.

Please apply to Second Steward fen seating accommodation at Table.

Lights in the Saloon are extinguished at is p.m., and in the Smoking Room at 11.30 p m.

Bar closes at 11 p.m.

Smoking is not allowed in the Saloon, State-rooms or Companion-ways.

The Saloon Steward will supply Stamps, Telegraph Forms, Books of Reference, and Railway Time Tables of the Principal Companies.

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

Valuables.—Passengers are enjoined to be very careful in the disposal of small articles of baggage, more especially during Embarkation, when there are always strangers on Board.

The Atlantic Transport Line has provided a Safe in the office of the Purser in which Passengers may deposit Money, Jewels, or Ornaments for safe keeping. The Company will not be liable to Passengers for the loss of Money, Jewels, or Ornaments, by theft or otherwise, not so deposited.

For the convenience of Passengers the Purser is prepared to exchange a limited amount of English and American money. The rate of exchange will be $4.80 to the ,Cr when giving American in exchange for English currency, and 6C1 to $4.95 when giving English money for American.

Baggage.—Only hand-bags and trunks which will fit underneath the berths are allowed in the State-rooms ; all large or heavy baggage must be placed in the Baggage Room, to which access can be gained by applying to the Officer in charge of Baggage.

Passengers will greatly expedite the disembarkation if they will have their Stateroom Baggage packed ready for removal directly on arrival, so that the transfer may at once be proceeded with.

Baggage Checked From Pier at New York To Destination.—Upon arrival in New York steamers are met by uniformed representatives of the Railroads, from whom tickets can be purchased and baggage checked from the pier to any point on the. Lines of the Pennsylvania, New York Central, Lehigh Valley, and connecting Railroads.

Electric Bell Calls.—For Steward, one ring ; for Stewardess two rings.

Passengers' Addresses should be left with the Purser, in order that any letters sent to the care of the Company may be forwarded.

Letters.—Passengers may have their letters addressed to any of the Company's Offices given below, where they will be retained until called for, or forwarded according to instructions.

The Surgeon is authorised to make customary charges, subject to the approval of the Commander, for treating any Passengers at their request for any illness not originating on board the ship. In the case of sickness developed on board no charge will be made and medicine will be provided free in all circumstances.

Wireless Telegram Rates.

United States.—The minimum Marconi Rate, via Seagate, or through the medium of a passing steamer and this station is 8s. 4d. for ten words. Each extra word 6d. ; text only counted ; address and signature free ; land charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.

The minimum Marconi Rate, via Seagate, Sagaponack or South Wellfleet (Cape Cod), or through the medium of a passing steamer and one of these stations is 8s. 4d. for ten words. Each extra word 6d. ; text only counted ; address and signature free ; land charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.

The minimum rate via Siasconsett or Cape Race, or through the medium of a passing steamer and these stations is 12s. 6d. for ten words. Each extra word 9d. ; text only counted ; address and signature free ; land charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.

The minimum Marconi Rate via Sable Island, or through the medium of a passing steamer and this station is 16s. 8d. for ten words. Each extra word is.; text only counted ; address and signature free ; land charges additional 7 • all charges must be prepaid.

United Kingdom.—The Marconi Rate via Crookhaven, or other stations in the United Kingdom, or through the medium of a passing steamer is rod. per word ; every word in address, text and signature counted ; land charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.

Ship To Ship is 8d. per word ; every word in address, text and signature counted, and all charges must be prepaid.

June 1909 Westbound Voyage - S.S. Minneapolis

  • Date of Voyage: 1909 June 12 - 1909 June 21
  • Vessel: Minneapolis
  • Class: First Class Passengers
  • Route: London » New York
  • Captain: Frank H. Claret, R.N.R
  • Number of Printed Pages: 6
  • Transcription: Paul K. Gjenvick
  • Récapitulation - Summary of Passengers
    • First Class Passengers: 61
    • Senior List of Senior Officers and Staff: 5
  • Notable Passengers: Florence L. Barbour and William Henry Davis
  • Language(s): English
  • Dimensions: 14.6 x 21.6 cm
  • Morton Allan Directory: Not Listed - See Page 134
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