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Passenger List, Cunard Line, R.M.S. Laconia, 18 August 1928

Cabin Passenger List for the R.M.S. Laconia of the Cunard Line, sailing from Liverpool to Halifax, Boston and New York via Queenstown on Saturday, 18 August 1928, Commanded by Captain M. Doyle.

List of Cabin Passengers

Cunard Line
R.M.S. Laconia
Captain M. Doyle
From Liverpool to Halifax, Boston and New York
via Queenstown
Saturday, 18 August 1928

Passenger List, R.M.S. Laconia, Cunard Line, August 1928

Ships List of Senior Officers

  1. Captain: M. Doyle
  2. Chief Engineer: E Laidlaw
  3. Chief Officer: E. J. Rogers, R.D., R.N.R
  4. Surgeon: G. Jameson Carr
  5. Purser: H. H. Cooper
  6. Assistant Purser: H. Urquhart
  7. Chief Steward: E R. Leak

List of Cabin Passengers

  1. Sister Mary Adelaide
  2. Miss M. Alcock
  3. Mrs. W. W. Alfriend
  4. Mrs. S. Allen
  5. Mr. J. R. Amphlett
  6. Mr. G. A. Anderson
  7. Mrs. K. E. Appenzellat
  8. Miss E. R. Appenzellat
  9. Master D. C. Appenzellat
  10. Master David Appenzellat
  11. Mrs. C. Ash
  12. Miss J Ash
  13. Miss G Ash
  14. Mrs. H. F. Ayles
  15. Prof. A. E. Bailey
  16. Mrs. Bailey
  17. Miss E. G. Baker
  18. Mr. J. Barclay
  19. Mr. J. M. Barnes
  20. Miss A M. Barry
  21. Miss G. E. Bascome
  22. Mr. L. S. M. Beckett
  23. Mrs. O. V. Beckett
  24. Miss L Belting
  25. Miss M. H. Benjamin
  26. Miss A. B. Berkinsha
  27. Mr. C. S. Bigelow
  28. Mrs. H. M. Bixby
  29. Miss E. M. Bixby
  30. Miss F. C. Bixby
  31. Mrs. E. J. Bloomer
  32. Miss M. Boesche
  33. Mrs. J. R. Bond
  34. Dr. H. Bowers
  35. Mr. H. Bowers
  36. Mrs. H. Bowers, Jr.
  37. Miss E E Bowers
  38. Miss M. L. Brack
  39. Miss C. Brannon
  40. Mr. A. Bray
  41. Mrs. Bray
  42. Sister Mary Brendan
  43. Miss A L Brewster
  44. Miss E. G. Brewster
  45. Mr. G. R. Brown
  46. Mrs. Brown
  47. Mr. Everett L. Brown
  48. Mrs. Brown
  49. Mr. F. J. Brown
  50. Mrs. M. T. Buck
  51. Mr. Wm. Burke
  52. Miss E. Burley
  53. Mrs. E. E. Bush
  54. Mr. E. P. Butler
  55. Mrs. Butler
  56. Mrs. N. W. Cabot
  57. Miss A. Cairns
  58. Miss E. R. Callow
  59. Miss H. Callow
  60. Mr. C. S. Cameron
  61. Mrs. Cameron
  62. Sister M Camillics
  63. Mrs. A. C. Canning
  64. Mr. J. Capps
  65. Mrs. Y. Carbone
  66. Mr. V. J. Carter
  67. Mrs. Carter
  68. Miss V. Carter
  69. Miss D. Carter
  70. Master N. V. Carter
  71. Mrs. N. Casaldue
  72. Mr. F. C. Case
  73. Mrs. Case
  74. Miss E. Cathcart
  75. Mrs. L. M. Catlin
  76. Miss D. Catlin
  77. Mrs. E. N. Chapman
  78. Master Guy Chapman
  79. Master Geoffrey Chapman
  80. Miss A. L. Chestnut
  81. Mr. F. E. Clark
  82. Mr. E. Clark
  83. Mrs. F. E. Clark
  84. Mrs. R. H. Clarkson
  85. Miss G. Clissold
  86. Miss J. Cochran
  87. Mr. Jefferson Coe, Jr.
  88. Mrs. B. Coe
  89. Miss L. Coe
  90. Miss S Coe
  91. Mr. J. S. Colegrove
  92. Miss M. Collins
  93. Miss A. W. Cone
  94. Mr. J. Connellan
  95. Mrs. E. Connellan
  96. Miss N. Conway
  97. Mrs. R. S. Coon
  98. Miss D. Coon
  99. Rev. J. Cooper
  100. Mrs. E. E. Cooper
  101. Miss H. Cooper
  102. Mr. W. H. Corbett
  103. Miss A. D. Cottingham
  104. Mrs. Cottingham
  105. Mr. R. Coughlin
  106. Mrs. Coughlin
  107. Mr. F. T. Coughlin
  108. Mr. J. Craig
  109. Mrs. Craig
  110. Miss E. Craig
  111. Miss Joyce Cran
  112. Mr. H. Crebbin
  113. Master J. Crebbin
  114. Dr. D. K. Crosby
  115. Mrs. Crosby
  116. Mrs. M. Crowe
  117. Miss Crowe
  118. Miss E. C. Curry
  119. Miss M. Douglas
  120. Miss E. I. Curry
  121. Miss M. Douglas
  122. Mr. N. Cushman
  123. Miss J. Douglas
  124. Mrs. Cushman
  125. Mr. J. Dunlop
  126. Mr. G Cushman
  127. Miss R. E. Dahl
  128. Mr. B. J. Daley
  129. Rev. T. J. Davem
  130. Mr. D. M. Davis
  131. Mrs. W. G. Davis
  132. Mr. J. Deignan
  133. Mrs. Deignan
  134. Miss H. Deignan
  135. Miss C. Deignan
  136. Rev. Bro. H. Denison
  137. Miss M. I. Desmond
  138. Rev. W. P. Desmont
  139. Mr. S. Diamond
  140. Mrs. S. Diamond
  141. Miss E. Diamond
  142. Mrs. Le T. Dick
  143. Miss I Dick
  144. Mrs. S. Dickson
  145. Miss Dickson
  146. Miss G. S. Dickson
  147. Mrs. Doane
  148. Mr. J. R. Douglas
  149. Miss S. Edmond
  150. Mr. E. A. Eklund
  151. Miss B. Elder
  152. Dr. C. C. Elliott
  153. Mr. D. Falk
  154. Miss E Falk
  155. Sister M. Felicitas
  156. Sister Mary Felix
  157. Mrs. M. E. Findley
  158. Mr. D. B. Fishwick
  159. Mrs. M. L. Fitzpatrick
  160. Master W. E. Fitzpatrick
  161. Miss M. Fitzpatrick
  162. Miss L. N. Fitzpatrick
  163. Mr. J. E. Fogg
  164. Miss M. L. Fogg
  165. Mrs. A. A. Foote
  166. Mr. C. H. Fore
  167. Miss H. A. Foster
  168. Miss E Francis
  169. Mr. H. A. H. Fraser
  170. Mr. W. R. Freethy
  171. Mrs. Freethy
  172. Mrs. J. H. Frehofer
  173. Miss M. L. Frehofer
  174. Mr. G. Gage
  175. Mr. H. M. Gage
  176. Mrs. Gage
  177. Miss E. Ganbrodger
  178. Miss N. Garvey
  179. Rev. J. J. Gaule
  180. Mrs. J. G. Gittings, Jr.
  181. Rt. Rev. J. J. Glennon, D.D
  182. Miss M. T. Glover
  183. Mrs. G. E. Glover
  184. Miss F. Glover
  185. Miss M. K. Glynn
  186. Mrs. C. M. Graham
  187. Mrs. A. E. Gray
  188. Mrs. E. S. Grimshaw
  189. Miss E. E. Griswold
  190. Mr. J. P. Guerra
  191. Miss J. Hart
  192. Mr. G. M. Hartmann
  193. Mrs. Hartmann
  194. Miss Dorothy Hartmann
  195. Miss Rosemary
  196. S. Hartmann
  197. Rev. R. F. Hayes
  198. Mrs. C. T. Hayes
  199. Master Charles J. Hayes
  200. Miss C. L. Helma
  201. Miss A. Henderson
  202. Miss E. Henderson
  203. Mr. P. E. Henderson
  204. Mrs. Henderson
  205. Mr. J. Henry
  206. Mrs. E. B. Hewlett
  207. Mrs. J. C. Hillyer
  208. Miss M. Hillyer
  209. Mr. M. Hoban
  210. Rev. J. J. Hogan
  211. Mr. F. C. Hood
  212. Mrs. Hood
  213. Mrs. C. D. Hoppe
  214. Mr. F. A. Hostage
  215. Mr. Montague Hyam
  216. Mrs. Hyam
  217. Mr. A. R. Haig
  218. Mrs. Haig
  219. Miss E. Haig
  220. Miss C. W. Harley
  221. Mrs. V. Harris
  222. Miss S. Jacobs
  223. Mr. S. Jewett
  224. Mr. G. H. Jewett
  225. Mrs. Jewett
  226. Mrs. C. Kelly
  227. Mr. P. Ketchum
  228. Mrs. Ketchum
  229. Sister Mary Kevin
  230. Mr. Paul Keyes
  231. Mrs. M. E. Kinder
  232. Master Kinder
  233. Mrs. I. Kinsey
  234. Mr. A. N. Kirkpatrick
  235. Mrs. Kirkpatrick
  236. Miss P. Kirkpatrick
  237. Mr. I. Kisner
  238. Miss J. E. Kitchell
  239. Dr. J. H. Mason Knox
  240. Miss K. Knox
  241. Miss H. Kobert
  242. Mr. J. E. Koch
  243. Mr. G. Kocher
  244. Miss H. Kruchemeyer
  245. Miss M. E. Lansdowne
  246. Mrs. M. Larkin
  247. Mrs. Jean Newcombe Lawrence
  248. Mrs. H. Layton
  249. Miss M. Layton
  250. Mrs. B. Leishman
  251. Mrs. D. A. Lillis
  252. Mrs. A. M. Linden
  253. Mr. G. S. Lings
  254. Miss K. Loughlin
  255. Miss L. Lowell
  256. Mr. T. P. Lyons
  257. Mr. C. B. Lyouns
  258. Mrs. Mac J. McCarthy
  259. Mr. F. A. MacCluer
  260. Mrs. MacCluer
  261. Mrs. J. MacElwee
  262. Mr. L. McEver
  263. Mr. M. McGrath
  264. Mrs. McGrath
  265. Miss M. McGrath
  266. Master M. McGrath
  267. Miss D. McGrath
  268. Miss J. G. McGregor
  269. Miss A. R. McGregor
  270. Miss M. Mackay
  271. Dr. E. B. McKinley
  272. Miss V. McLane
  273. Miss J. McLean
  274. Miss M. MacPherson
  275. Sister Magdeline
  276. Miss K. Maher
  277. Mr. J. B. Manning
  278. Mr. T. E. Marsden
  279. Mr. C. Marsden
  280. Mrs. J. Mason
  281. Mrs. M. May
  282. Mrs. G. S. Maynard
  283. Miss P. G. Maynard
  284. Mr. G. Mellor
  285. Mrs. Mellor
  286. Mrs. F. E. Meyer
  287. Sister Mary Mildred
  288. Miss G. E. Miller
  289. Miss M. Miller
  290. Rev. G. A. Miller
  291. Mrs. Miller
  292. Master G. Miller
  293. Miss W Miller
  294. Mrs. Miner
  295. Miss M. Mitchell
  296. Mr. J. E. Mitchell
  297. Sister Monica
  298. Mr. Wilmer Moore
  299. Mrs. Moore
  300. Miss C. B. Moore
  301. Mr. J. Moroney
  302. Mr. C. D. Morris
  303. Miss H. Morris
  304. Mr. J. Murphy
  305. Mr. E. Murray
  306. Mrs. E. C. Murray
  307. Miss A. L. Murray
  308. Miss M. Neavy
  309. Miss M. Neavy
  310. Rev. A. Nicholson
  311. Miss G. L. Norton
  312. Miss H. C. Norton
  313. Miss O. Oates
  314. Rev. J. O'Brien
  315. Mrs. S. O'Brien
  316. Miss R. O'Brien
  317. Miss M. O'Brien
  318. Miss D. M. O'Brien
  319. Miss M. J. O'Brien
  320. Miss A. O'Donnell
  321. Mr. P. O'Farrell
  322. Mr. P. J. O'Higgins
  323. Mr. P. J. O'Higgins, Jr.
  324. Mrs. J. H. O'Higgins
  325. Rev. E. O'Neil
  326. Miss C. O'Neil
  327. Miss C. O'Rafferty
  328. Rev. P. J. O'Shea
  329. Miss L. M. Pain
  330. Mr. A. de Foust Palmer
  331. Mrs. Palmer
  332. Mr. J. Parker
  333. Sister Mary Patrick
  334. Mr. B. Patten
  335. Mrs. Patten
  336. Miss A. Patton
  337. Mr. W. A. Paul
  338. Mrs. A. Paul
  339. Miss S. E. Paul
  340. Miss V. Perrin
  341. Miss H. Pharee
  342. Mr. P. Phelan
  343. Miss L. Poor
  344. Miss D. Poor
  345. Mrs. Hobart Porter
  346. Mrs. J. S. Posgate
  347. Mrs. F. W. Prail
  348. Miss A. Prail
  349. Mrs. M. L. Pray
  350. Mr. J. E. Prendergast
  351. Miss C. K. Prendergast
  352. Miss E. Prendergast
  353. Mr. M. Prendergast
  354. Mr. W. Priestley
  355. Mrs. B. Pyne
  356. Mr. E. Reynolds
  357. Mrs. Reynolds
  358. Mrs. R. F. Richardson
  359. Miss R. Richardson
  360. Miss S. Richardson
  361. Miss K. Riordan
  362. Miss E. J. Robert
  363. Mr. C. Roberts
  364. Mrs. Roberts
  365. Miss J. M. Roberts
  366. Dr. J. P. Roberts
  367. Mrs. Roberts
  368. Miss M. Rogan
  369. Miss M. C. Rolls
  370. Mr. F. W. J. Rose
  371. Miss M. J. Ross
  372. Mrs. Rowland
  373. Judge James B. Ruhl
  374. Mrs. Ruhl
  375. Mr. J. P. Russell
  376. Miss G D Sale
  377. Mr. R. E. Sargent
  378. Miss O. Schloss
  379. Mr. F. Schmertz
  380. Mrs. Schmertz
  381. Miss I. Schmertz
  382. Master H. Schmertz
  383. Mr. Ralph Searle
  384. Miss B. Sellig
  385. Mr. A. Sheargold
  386. Rev. J. Sheary
  387. Miss H. Sheldon
  388. Rev. T. Small
  389. Rev. O. J. Small
  390. Mr. F. H. Smith, Jr.
  391. Mrs. Smith
  392. Miss D. Smith
  393. Mr. S. A. F. M. Sorensen
  394. Mrs. Sorensen
  395. Mr. G. A. Spregelberg
  396. Mrs. Spregelberg
  397. Miss H. Stilson
  398. Mrs. H. B. Store
  399. Mr. P. H. Suckling
  400. Mr. P. Sullivan
  401. Mr. J. Sullivan
  402. J. Sutton
  403. Miss C. Swartwart
  404. Miss M. Sweeney
  405. Mr. M. Swenson
  406. Mrs. Swenson
  407. Miss B. Swenson
  408. Mr. F. B. Switzer
  409. Mrs. A. B. Tank
  410. Mr. Tansey
  411. Mrs. T. Taylor
  412. Miss L. S. Thayer
  413. Mr. H. E. Thiland
  414. Mr. D. H. Thiland
  415. Mrs. H. E. Thirland
  416. Miss C. Thirland
  417. Miss L. Thirland
  418. Mrs. M. A. Thomas
  419. Mrs. N. B. Thomas
  420. Mrs. H. E. Trant
  421. Mr. W. L. Trumble
  422. Mrs. Trumble
  423. Master R. Trumble
  424. Mr. A. A. Tweed
  425. Mr. J. Twist
  426. Miss T. Tyden
  427. Miss E Tyden
  428. Miss M. E. Underwood
  429. Mlle. J. M. Viand
  430. Miss A. B. Walker
  431. Mrs. James Watt
  432. Miss L. Watt
  433. Miss E. Watt
  434. Mrs. M. Watt-Buckner
  435. Miss E. Wells
  436. Mrs. B. L. Westheimer
  437. Miss Q. Westheimer
  438. Mr. L. Westheimer
  439. Mr. B. Westheimer
  440. Mr. W. Williams
  441. Mr. S. M. Williams
  442. Mr. S. M. Williams, Jr.
  443. Master R. Williams
  444. Master A. W. Williams
  445. Mrs. S. M. Williams
  446. Miss M. H. Williams
  447. Miss J. P. Williams
  448. Miss I. M. Windate
  449. Sister Winifred
  450. Dr. R. Winslow
  451. Mrs. Winslow
  452. Miss E. Winslow
  453. Miss M. C. Wise
  454. Mr. W. S. Woodbridge
  455. Mrs. R. D. Worth
  456. Miss J. Worthing
  457. Mrs. J. O. Wynn

General Information for Passengers

Meals will be served at the following times in the Cabin Dining Saloon :-

When 1 sitting :

  • Breakfast 8 a m
  • Luncheon 1 p.m
  • Dinner 7 p.m

When 2 sittings :

  • Breakfast . 7-30 a.m. and 8-30 a.m
  • Luncheon . 12-30 p.m. and 1-30 p.m
  • Dinner. . . 6-30 p.m. and 7-30 p.m

The Bars in the Cabin will not be open later than Midnight, but it is within the discretion of the Commander to close them during the voyage at any time should he consider this course desirable.

Seats at Table.—Application may be made at any of the Chief Offices in advance, or to the Second Steward on board the Steamer on day of sailing.

Divine Service on Sunday at to-3o a.m.

Deck Chairs and Rugs may be hired at a cost of 6/3 (or $1.50) each, on application to the Deck Steward. Each Rug is contained in a sealed cardboard box, and bears a serial number worked into the material so that Passengers will have no difficulty in identifying their rugs. At the end of each voyage, the rugs which have been in use are sent to the store and thoroughly cleaned, before being re-issued.

The Surgeon is authorised to make customary charges for his services, subject to the approval of the Commander, to First Class, Cabin, Second Class and Tourist Third Cabin Passengers.

Libraries. — In addition to a library of Standard Works, a special selection of up-to-date literature is available for the use of Passengers.

Berth Ladders. — These may be obtained on application to Steward or Stewardess.

Port HOLES.—Passengers should request their Bedroom Stewards to open and close the port holes in the Staterooms, as required.

It is dangerous for Passengers to handle these themselves.

Berthing of Passengers.—No alterations can be made except officially through the Purser.

Barber.—The Barber's Shop is situated on " B " Deck.

Money Exchange. — As a convenience to Passengers the Purser has been authorised to carry funds for Exchange purposes, but owing to fluctuations it is not possible to make any fixed rate of Exchange.

Valuables.—The Company is not responsible for theft if valuables or money are kept in the Staterooms. The same should be placed in charge of the Purser for deposit in his safe, and a receipt will be given on the Company's form. As no charge
is made for carriage the Company cannot accept any responsibility for loss or damage, however arising. Passengers are accordingly advised to protect themselves by insurance.

Payments. — Passengers should obtain a receipt from the Purser on the Company's form for any additional Passage Money, Rugs, Chairs, Excess Baggage, Freight, etc., paid on board.

Dogs.— Passengers are notified that dogs cannot be landed in Great Britain unless a license has previously been procured from the Board of Agriculture, London. Forms of license must be obtained by direct application to the Department before the dog is taken on board. Dogs are carried at owner's risk, rate being from upwards, payable to the Purser.

Special Information for Westbound Passengers

Return Accommodation.—For the convenience of those Passengers who may be returning from the United States to Europe and who have not yet made the necessary arrangements, the Purser will be pleased to radio New York or Boston office for any accommodation required. This will enable Passengers to complete their arrangements before leaving the steamer and will consequently save them time and trouble in New York.

Baggage. — Westbound Passengers proceeding from London to Southampton by special trains will pay to The Southern Railway at Waterloo Station, London, any ocean excess baggage charges due.

Passengers are recommended to insure their baggage, as the Company's liability is strictly limited in accordance with contract ticket.

All enquiries regarding baggage on board ship should be addressed to the Baggage Master.

Passengers are specially requested to claim their baggage before leaving the Customs Baggage Room, otherwise considerable delay and extra charge for carriage will be incurred in forwarding to destination any baggage not accompanying Passengers on the Railway.

Refreshment Facilities On Special Boat Trains. — London To Southampton. — Arrangements have been made with The Southern Railway for early Saloon trains run from Waterloo to Southampton in connection with Cunard sailings to have breakfast cars attached for the convenience of Saloon Passengers. Any Passengers wishing to reserve seats in this car should advise either of the Cunard Company's London Offices.

For Cabin Passengers breakfast baskets will be supplied by the Railway Company and these baskets can be purchased by Passengers prior to the departure of the special train from Waterloo or Passengers can order them in advance through either of the Cunard Company's London Offices.

Refreshment Facilities On Special Boat Trains — London To Liverpool. — Arrangements have been made with The London Midland & Scottish Railway for special trains run from Ruston to Liverpool in connection with Cunard sailings to have breakfast, luncheon or dining car attached.

With regard to special coaches from Euston to Riverside attached to ordinary trains having breakfast, luncheon or dining cars, facility will be given for Cunard Passengers to take their meals in these cars.

Arrivals at Halifax.—Immigration regulations at the port of Halifax will not permit of Passengers being examined after dark, that is, after 5-oo p.m. in the winter time and 7-oo p.m. in the summer. Steamers dock at Pier Two, Government Piers, at any hour.

If there are sufficient numbers, a special train is despatched from alongside the steamer as soon as possible after landing of Passengers—for Montreal and West. If there is no special, Passengers leave on the regular trains.

Baggage is checked by the Passengers when they come off the steamer and loaded by railway officials into baggage cars, free of charge.

Arrivals at Boston.—Passengers are landed at the Company's Pier, East Boston, where railway tickets can be purchased and baggage checked to any part of the United States and Canada. After landing, Passengers should enquire at the desk on the wharf for letters and telegrams.

When any of the Company's steamers arriving after 8 p.m. remain at the pier over night, Passengers have the option of remaining on board and landing after breakfast the following morning.

There is a taxi-cab agent on the pier by whom a good service at reasonable rates is provided to Passengers requiring same. Passengers are recommended to engage their taxis before leaving the pier.

Arrivals at New York.—Passengers are landed at the Company's Piers, 53 to 56, North River, Foot of West i4th Street, where railway tickets can be purchased and baggage checked to any part of the United States and Canada. After landing, Passengers should enquire at the desk on the wharf for letters and telegrams.
When any of the Company's steamers arrive at the Pier after 8 p.m., Passengers have the option of remaining on board over night and landing after breakfast the following morning.

Air Service From New York.—Passengers landing at New York and wishing to reach their destinations as quickly as possible, can make use of the Airplane Service operated by the Curtiss Flying Service Inc., Operating Company for the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company Inc., Garden City, New York.

Passengers can be picked up at the dock either by car or by amphibian, taken to the nearest flying field, and from there by air to their destination.

Further particulars including rates can be obtained from the Purser.

Customs Regulations. — U.S.A. — The following paragraphs from the new United States Tariff Law enumerate the articles which Passengers and immigrants can take into the United States

Free of Duty :—

Paragraph 504.—Books, libraries, usual and reasonable furniture, and similar household effects of persons or families from foreign countries, all the foregoing if actually used abroad by them not less than one year, and not intended for any other person or persons, nor for sale.

Paragraph 709.—Wearing apparel, articles of personal adornment, toilet articles, and similar personal effects of persons arriving in the United States ; but this exemption shall only include such articles as actually accompany and are in the use of and as are necessary and appropriate'f or the wear and use of such persons, for the immediate purposes of the journey and present comfort and convenience, and shall not be held to apply to merchandise or articles intended for other, persons or for sale Provided—That in case of residents of the United States return- in. from abroad, all wearing apparel and other personal effects taken by them out of the United States to foreign countries shall be admitted free of duty without regard to their value, upon their identity being established, under appropriate rules and regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury,

BUT No MORE THAN One Hundred DOLLARS in VALUE of Articles PURCHASED Abroad By SUCH Residents of The United States SHALL Be ADMITTED Free of Duty UPON Their Return.

Paragraph 645.—Tools of trade, occupation, and employment, in the actual possession at the time, of persons emigrating to the U.S.A.

Forwarding of Passengers.—For the convenience of all Passengers disembarking at our piers, who are destined to interior points, the Railroad Lines out of New York and Boston have representatives on the wharf to meet Passengers and arrange to issue railroad tickets to all points in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

These representatives will also arrange to check baggage from our piers through to destination, relieving Passengers of the annoyance of having to purchase their tickets at the depot or re-check their baggage. Baggage transfer charges from our piers to rail depots or steamship dock must be paid by Passengers.

Public Telephones.—Telephone service with booths and operator in attendance will be found near the Customs Lines on the New York Wharf.

Taxicabs can be hired at the New York Piers. It is suggested to Passengers for their own protection that taxicabs of the Yellow Taxi Corporation, which come within our pier gates, afford comfort and protection as regards baggage, etc., and reasonable rates.

Passengers' Mail and Addresses.— Letters for Passengers on board the steamers should be addressed go The Company's Offices at the Port of Departure or Arrival.

It is important that the name of the Passenger and Steamer should be clearly given.
Passengers' addresses may be left at the Purser's Office in order that any letters received after Passengers have left the ship, may be forwarded.

Passengers may have Mail, Telegrams and Cables sent to the care of any of the Cunard Chief Offices.

Cash On Delivery.— Parcels. —Passengers are requested to note that the Company do not undertake to accept delivery of parcels in Great Britain and Northern Ireland if the value of the contents is to be paid on delivery unless prior arrangements are made with the Company for the amount to be paid.

Tourist Department.—A Department is maintained at each of the Cunard Company's American and Canadian Offices, where accurate information and helpful assistance relative to travel in the United States and throughout the world is at the disposal of patrons.

Cruises in season to the West Indies, Pacific Coast, South America, etc.

Pullman Sleeping and Parlour Car Reservations for Passengers On American Railroads.— All Cunard steamers now carry a code book issued -by the Radiomarine Corporation of America, which enables Passengers desiring to make Pullman Car reservations by radio to send these messages in code direct to the Railroad Terminals at New York and Boston.

Passengers desiring to avail themselves of this service should apply at the Purser's Office. It must be understood, however, that the Company does not accept any responsibility in connection with the reservations, the code book being merely for Passengers' convenience.

Passengers must bear the cost of the messages.

Special Information for Eastbound Passengers.

Return Accommodation.—For the convenience of those Passengers who may be returning from Europe to the United States and who have not yet made the necessary arrangements the Purser will be pleased to radio the Company's Head Office at Liverpool for any accommodation required. This will enable Passengers to complete their arrangements before leaving the steamer and will consequently save them time and trouble in Great Britain or on the Continent.

Interchangeability of Return Tickets.—Tickets issued by the Furness Withy Line are interchangeable with the Cunard Line and vice versa—Passengers will of course require to pay difference in fare (if any).

Baggage.—The Cunard Company at New York will collect from Eastbound Passengers any Southern Railway excess rail charges due in connection with journey by special train from Southampton to London.

Passengers are recommended to insure their baggage, as the Company's liability is strictly limited in accordance with contract ticket.

All enquiries regarding baggage on board ship should be addressed to the Baggage Master.

Passengers are specially requested to claim their baggage before leaving the Customs Baggage Room, otherwise consider- able delay and extra charge for carriage will be incurred in forwarding to destination any baggage not accompanying Passengers on the Railway.

Passengers are requested not to carry liquids in their baggage, witha'a view to avoiding leakage and resultant damage.

Baggage By Special Trains. — The Southern Railway.—Passengers landing at Southampton and proceeding to London by special train can hand their baggage over to The Southern Railway for delivery at Passengers' destination on their system, on payment of one shilling per package.

Arrivals at Cherbourg.—Under normal conditions Passengers are landed by tender up to to p.m., but if the ship arrives later they will disembark after breakfast next morning.

In the event of the steamer not being able to land Passengers sufficiently early to allow of their reaching Paris before the early hours of the following morning, there is at Cherbourg a comfortable hotel, the Casino, which can accommodate anyone who wishes to stay overnight in Cherbourg and travel to Paris during the daytime. The Purser can arrange reservations by wireless.

Hand-baggage is carried from the steamer to the tender by the stewards.

Passengers are informed that from the time their hand-baggage is on the tender, they are solely responsible for it, and they must see that it is passed through the Customs and placed in their carriage on the special train.

All hand-baggage not claimed on the tender or left in the Customs is collected and included with registered baggage for Paris. For these packages there is a charge of Fcs. 40.00 per package, Cherbourg—Paris.

Passengers are advised that the Cunard Company cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage caused by neglect on the part of Passengers not claiming their hand-baggage on the tender.

All baggage registered in New York or Montreal for Cherbourg ONLY, if not claimed at that port is forwarded direct to Paris at a charge of Fcs. 40.00 per package.

Tickets.—All Passengers without rail tickets can obtain them from the Company's Office in the waiting room at Cherbourg, which they pass through after clearing through Customs.

Special Trains.—Special trains are run in connection with the arrival of steamers. Dining cars are attached to these trains, luncheons and dinners are served at Fes. 25.0o per head, exclusive of wines.

Reserved Seats.---tassengers wishing to reserve first class seats in advance may, on application to the Purser, book same on board ship, provided they are in possession of first class rail tickets to Paris. There is no charge made for these reservations.

Special Rail Rates for Friends of Westbound and Eastbound Ocean Passengers.—Special cheap return tickets are issued to friends of Westbound and Eastbound ocean Passengers wishing to travel from London to Liverpool, Southampton or Plymouth, the fares being as follows :—

London to Liverpool

First Class .. 55/– return.
Third Class.. 33/– return.

First Class .. 22/– return.

London to Southampton ..

Third Class.. 13/3 return.
London to Plymouth
First Class 62/9 return.

Third Class.. 37/9 return.

Arrivals at Plymouth. — Passengers from the United States are landed at any time of the day unless the steamer anchors after 9 p.m. In this case Passengers will be landed at 7 o'clock the following morning, the latter hour to be advanced to 6 a.m. between the period May First to September 30th.

London.—The Great Western Railway will run special trains from Plymouth Docks to London (Paddington Station) when an ordinary express train is not available, for the equivalent of 30 First-class or 50 Third-class fares, immediately Passengers are landed and the baggage examined by the British Customs Authorities. The journey to London occupies four hours.

Other Places in Great Britain.—Express trains are run from Plymouth to the principal towns in Great. Britain, including :-

Bristol Stratford-on-Avon Birmingham
Cardiff Swansea Chester
Liverpool York
and to Scotland.

The latest Great Western Railway time-tables may be obtained from the Purser.

Railway Tickets —Passengers are requested to secure their Plymouth-London railway tickets from the Purser before leaving the ship. Tickets for other stations and for various sight-seeing tours can be obtained at the Docks on landing. Particulars of standard tours at inclusive fares can be obtained from the Purser.

Reservation of Seats.—Accommodation is reserved for each passenger travelling by the special trains to London. Tickets giving the number of the compartment will be distributed to Passengers in the Waiting Room at Plymouth Docks.

Baggage.—The Great Western Railway Company allocate a porter to each passenger to deal with baggage. If desired, baggage can be left in charge of Great Western Officials, who will arrange transit and delivery to destination.

In the case of steamers inward bound from Montreal, Plymouth Passengers are landed immediately on arrival. If this should take place at an inconvenient hour, arrangements will be made by our Plymouth Office for Hotel accommodation to be reserved for Passengers' use.

Arrivals at Southampton.—Passengers will be landed up to 8 p.m. If the ship berths later Passengers will disembark next morning after breakfast.

In connection with the arrivals of the " Berengaria " and " Aquitania " only, a Special Train will be despatched to London (Waterloo Station) as soon as possible after landing, the journey occupying about It hours. Passengers wishing to travel First Class on the Special Trains are requested to make early application to the Purser for seats to be reserved, and are strongly recommended to purchase their rail tickets at the Purser's Office on board, as failure to do this may result in delay and inconvenience to the passenger.

It is notified for the information of Passengers that the Cunard Company employ at Southampton the necessary labour for transfer of baggage from the steamer to the special trains at the ship's side for London.

Passengers on arrival will find representatives of well-known firms in the shed alongside the steamer, and if their special services are utilised for the handling of baggage they are authorised to charge according to tariff.

Arrivals at London.—Passengers disembark from New York steamers at King George V. Dock, whilst Passengers travelling per Canadian Service disembark at Surrey Commercial Dock. Vessels unable to dock owing to missing the tide, land Passengers by tender at Tilbury, a special train being in attendance to convey them to St. Pancras Station (L. M. & S. Rly.), London. Passengers landing at King George V. Dock proceed by special train to Liverpool Street Station. Where Surrey Commercial Dock is the terminal, Passengers are conveyed, with their baggage, by Motor Conveyances to a waiting room at 234, Gray's Inn Road, this location being centrally situated.

Arrivals at Liverpool. Time of Landing Passengers.—Under normal conditions when any of the Company's steamers arrive alongside the Liverpool Landing Stage after 7 p.m. it is optional for the Passengers to go on shore that night. In the event, however, of their remaining on board. they will be landed after breakfast the following morning either at the Stage or in dock as circumstances permit.

In the same way when the vessel reaches the river but does not come alongside the Stage, to prevent inconvenience and to meet emergencies, any Passengers desirous of disembarking will on arrival of the steamer be landed, with hand-baggage only, by tender.

Customs.—The following is a list of the principal articles which are subject to duty on being brought into the United Kingdom, and the smallest quantities should be declared to the Customs Authorities :—Tobacco, Cigars, Cigarettes, Wines, Liqueurs, Spirits, Perfumery, Sugar and Goods containing Sugar, Silk and Artificial Silk, Lace and Embroidery, Musical Instruments, Gramophones and Gramophone Records, Clocks, Watches, Cameras, Field and Opera Glasses, etc. Reprints of Copyright Books and Music are subject to confiscation.

Automobile Tours in Great Britain. — The Cunard Company is in a position to arrange for the hire of Automobiles to Passengers on arrival of their steamers at Liverpool, Plymouth or Southampton. Programmes of Tours with fixed prices for same can be obtained on application to the Pursers or the Company's Offices.

The Tours outlined cover the most interesting and historic places in Great Britain and offer a most enjoyable trip for persons desirous of seeing more of English rural life than is possible when travelling by rail from town to town.

Automobile Tours On The Continent. — The Company's Offices at Paris and Cherbourg are in a position to make arrangements for the hire of Cars to meet steamers at Cherbourg, and take Passengers on long or short Tours, or direct to their destinations.

Pursers will be glad to give Passengers particulars of rates of hire and any other information that they may desire.

Aeroplane Reservations.—Seats can also be arranged for Aeroplane Services from London to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Paris, Brussels, Berlin, etc. Applications should be made to the Purser.

Professional Gamblers.—Passengers are informed that Professional Gamblers are reported as frequently crossing on Atlantic Steamers, and are warned to take precautions accordingly.

Landing CARDS.—Before leaving the vessel the holder must present this landing card to the U.S. Immigration Inspector for endorsement.

Cunard Travellers' Cheques, payable all over Europe, can be purchased at all the principal offices of the Company. These Cheques are accepted on board steamers in payment of accounts, but the Pursers do not carry funds to enable them to cash same.

Picture Postcards of the steamers can be obtained free of charge on application.

Long-Distance Wireless Service.

This vessel is equipped with special up-to-date Wireless Apparatus which enables Passengers to keep in constant touch with their friends or business houses throughout the voyage across the North Atlantic Ocean.

Wireless Telegrams.

Via British Coast Stations.—For places in the United Kingdom the inclusive rate is r/d. per word ;, for other countries the rate is rod. per word, plus landline and cable charges. Every word in the address, text and signature is counted ; all charges must be prepaid.

Via United States Coast Stations.—The wireless rate via New York City, New London, Conn., Tuckerton, N.J., East Moriches, L.I., Chatham, and Boston, Mass., is 9d. per word ; every word in the address, text and signature is counted ; landline charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.

Via Canadian Coast Stations.—The wireless rate via Cape Race and Sable Island is is. o4d., and Louisburg 9d. per word, via Montreal, Quebec, Gross Isle, Clarke City, P.Q., St. John, N.B., Grindstone Island, N. Sydney, N.S., Chebucto Head, N.S., Yarmouth, N.S., Belle Isle, Pt. Amour, Father Point, and Fame Point, is calculated at 7d. per word ; every word in address, text and signature is counted ; landline charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.

Via French Coast Stations.—The wireless rate is 8d. per word ; every word in address, text and signature is counted ; landline charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.

Ship To Ship.—The general rate on ship to ship messages is 3d. per word, but Dutch, Belgian and certain other vessels apply a ship tax with a minimum of ten words. The charges on messages to these vessels will be calculated as follows : English ship tax, 4d. per word, without minimum ; Dutch or Belgian, etc., ship tax, 4d. per word, with a minimum of 3s. 4d. Thus for a message of ten words or more the charge is 8d. per word.

Wireless Letters.

Passengers may send Wireless Letters to their friends from Mid-Atlantic. A special reduced charge of 4s. 2d. (p.00) is made for twenty words ; mail charges additional. For each word in excess of this number rd. will be charged.

Wireless Letters—the' text of which must be written in plain language —are sent by Radio to another ship passing in the opposite direction, for forwarding to their destination by Air Mart and/or Express Delivery, on arrival at the first port of call.
Wireless letters for posting in U.S. must shew in the address the Christian names of the Addressee, or the title Mr., Mrs. or Miss.

Passengers are requested to see that they obtain a signed receipt showing amount paid for each message handed in for transmission.

For particulars regarding Wireless communications established or expected, please consult the Wireless Notice Board.

Full information regarding rates, etc., can be obtained from either the Wireless or Purser's Office.

The "Laconia" carries an orchestra of professional musicians, which will play at the undermentioned times and places:

1.10 p.m. to 2-00 p.m. Cabin Dining Saloon.
3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Drawing Room.
7.10 p.m. to 8-00 p.m. Cabin Dining Saloon.
9-00 p.m. to 10.45 p.m. Drawing Room (Orchestral) or Dancing.

Recovery of U.S. Head Tax.

This Tax can be recovered by Passengers, if same has been paid, provided they inform the U S Immigration Inspector on arrival of their intention to leave the United States within sixty days (the time prescribed by U.S. law), and obtain from him Transit Certificate Form 514.

It is also necessary for Transit Certificate Form 514 to be handed to the transportation company when completed, in time to allow same to be placed before the Immigration Authorities in Washington within 120 days of passenger's arrival in the United States.

Unless this regulation is complied with, the Tax cannot be recovered.

Non.—Will Passengers who have not paid the Head Tax in consequence of their being in transit to Canada kindly complete Form 514, which they will receive from the Immigration Officials at New York or Boston, and forward same to the Cunard Line, 25, Broadway, New York, or 33, State Street, Boston, as soon as possible after departure from the United States, or hand to the Purser of the steamer in which they return to the United Kingdom.

Lights and Distances. Miles.

Liverpool (Rock Light) to Roches Pt. Daunts Rock 235
Daunts Rock to Sambro Light Vessel 2,224
Sambro Light Vessel to Halifax . 19
Sambro Light Vessel to Boston Light Vessel .. 355
Boston Light Vessel to Boston 16
Boston Light Vessel to Ambrose Channel Light Vessel.. 344
Ambrose Channel Light Vessel to New York .. 22
3,215

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