Information Included in Passenger Lists
There was considerable variance in the amount of information provided within each passenger lists. The German steamship lines typically issued some of the most informative and substantive passenger lists while other lines did little more than list names of Passengers and the Captain. Common features included information for Passengers (Meal times, services, regulations, etc.), advertisements for future sailings, information about the steamship or steamship company, fleet lists, track charts, memorandum of log, photographs or illustrations of the ship and / or accommodations, Senior Officers and Staff, etc.