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CGT French Line Historical Archives

The Compagnie Générale Transatlantique - French Line offers regular passenger services between Europe and the United States. They were most noted for their Luxury Ocean Liner, the S.S. Normandie.

French Line Passenger Lists

Articles

Steamship Fleet - Ship History and Other Information

CGT-French Line
1912 Launch Booklet on the S.S. France (Superb Brochure with many interior photographs)
1912 Launch Booklet on the S.S. France (Superb Brochure with many interior photographs) 6 pages packed with photographs and information on the S.S. France. Text in French with English translation.

Other Documents on CGT-French Lines in the Archives

  • 1922-10-05 First and Second Class, S.S. France, Havre to New York via Plymouth
  • 1923-03-10 Brochure: Third Class Outward and Prepaid Fares. Includes Eastbound Regulations: U.S. War Revune Tax; Passports; Transit Cards; Income Tax Receipts; Baggage. Third Class Fares: New York to European Points and European Points to New York. Fares for Children. Prepaid Regulations, Landing Money. Third Class Eastbound Continental Railroad Fares and Listing of CGT - French Line Offices and Agencies. Designated as Rate Sheet No. 327.
  • 1923-10-06 Cabin, S.S. La Savoie, Havre to New York, Captain Aubert.
  • 1924-09-06 First and Second Class, S.S. France, Havre to New York via Plymouth, Captain L. Roch
  • 1924-09-27 First and Second Class, S.S. France, Havre to New York via Plymouth, Captain L. Roch. Récapitulation: Première Classe 423; Deuxième Classe 242; Troisième Classe 73; Total 738 Passengers. In English and French.
  • 1924-10-11 First and Second Class Passengers, S.S. Paris, Havre to New York via Plymouth, Captain G. Maurras. In English.
  • 1927 Ribbon - Ile De France - (Hat Tally) Yellow on Off-White with CGT Flag - Red on White
  • 1927 Ribbon - Ile De France - (Hat Tally) Gold Lettering on Light Blue Ribbon With French Flag on Left Side and CGT Flag on Right.
  • 1927-10-15 List of Passengers (Class not Stated), S.S. Suffren, Havre to New York, Captain Alfred Hervé. Included Program of the Charity Fete for the benefit of Several Benevolent Institutions. Article on The Central Lifeboat Society and The Marine Welfare Society, Newfoundland, Iceland, and North Sea Hospital Ship Society; Article on The Society for Aid to Families of French Shipwrecked Mariners and an Article on The Transatlantique Maternity Fund. In English and French.
  • 1927-10-26 Connaissement Direct via New York pour Colis Meubles (Direct Bill of Lading via New York for Parcels of Furniture) Export Contract. In French
  • 1927-10-26 Compte de Fret et Frais ( Account fees and freight for the above shipment of Furniture) In French
  • 1929-07-04 Cabin, S.S. De Grasse, New York to Havre, Captain E. Robert.
  • 1930-08-09 Cabin and Tourist Class, M.S. Lafayette, Havre to New York via Plymouth, Captain Jules Chabot. Récapitulation: Caines: 542: Touristes: 386; Total: 928.
  • 1931-05-29 First and Second Class, S.S. France, New York to Le Havre via Plymouth, Captain G. Burosse. Récapitulation: Première Classe: 198; Deuxième Classe: 91; Troisième Classe: 197; Total: 486.
  • 1931-09-08 Tourist Passenger List, S.S. De Grasse, Havre to New York via Plymouth, Captain Etienne Robert, O. Récapitulation: Cabin Passengers: 513; Tourist Passengers: 289; Total 802.
  • 1931-10-07 Passenger List (Class not Stated), M.S. Lafayette, New York to Havre via Plymouth, Captain Jules Chabot. Récapitulation: Cabins 265; Touristes 77; Troisièmes 93; Total 435.
  • 1932-08-20 List of Cabin and Tourist Class Passengers, M.S. Lafayette, Havre to New York via Plymouth, Captain Jules Chabot. Récapitulation: Cabines: 525, Touristes: 259; Troisièmes: 32; Total: 816.
  • 1933-07-31 List of First, Tourist and Third Class Passengers, S.S. Paris, Havre to New York via Plymouth, Captain L. de Malglaive. Récapitulation: First Class: 132; Tourist Class: 347; Third Class: 129; Total: 608.
  • 1934-03-25 to 1934-04-09 First and Tourist Class, S.S. Mexique, Easter Cruise from Casablanca to Las Palmas, Madère, and Saint-Nazaire, Captain M. William Vogel. Récapitulation: Passager pour Las Palmas: 1; pour Madère: 4; pour St-Nazaire: 3; Passagers Croisière: 49; Total Passager: 57.
  • 1934-07-21 List of Passengers (Class not Stated), M.S. Lafayette, Cruise to Spitzbergen, Du Samedi 21 Juillet au Samedi 11 Août 1934. Total 701 Passagers. In French.
  • 1935 Large Format Booklet: Normandie: Compagnie Générale Transatlantique - Superb book on a premier ocean liner with Introduction, Conception, Hall, Dining Saloons, Grand Hall, Galerie Salon, Promenade, Staterooms - Many photographs including some in color.
  • 1935-03-20 First and Tourist Class, S.S. Paris, Le Havre to New York via Southampton, Captain L. de Malglaive. Récapitulation: Première Classe: 43; Classe Touriste: 61; Troisième Classe: 43; Total: 151.
  • 1935-08-21 First and Tourist Class, Ile de France, Le Havre to New York via Southampton, Captain Jules Chabot, In French. Récapitulation: Première Classe: 335; Classe Touriste: 555; Troisième Classe: 366; Total: 1,256; Commandant, Officiers et Equipage: 833; Total à bord: 2,095.
  • 1935-08-22 Luncheon Menu, S.S. Ile de France, In French and English. Front and Back engravings: Le "Soleil Royal" Vaisseau de premier rang, construit en 1690. Il érait armé de 104 pièces de canon. Il prit part à la bataille de la Hogue sous le commondement de Tourville. (D'après une aquarelle - Bibliothèque Nationale). / The "Royal Sun" Vaisseau senior, built in 1690. He was armed with 104 pieces of cannon. He took part in the Battle of the Hogue under commondement of Tourville. (According to a watercolor - National Library).
  • 1936-06-08 Déjeuner Menu, Lundi (Luncheon Menu for Monday) with handwritten notation: Déjeuner Corps Diplomatique. S.S. Normandie.
  • 1936-06-17 Tourist Passenger List, M.S. Lafayette, Le Havre to New York via Southampton, Captain William Vogel. Récapitulation: Cabines: 31; Touristes: 35; Troisièmes: 11; Total Passagers: 77.
  • 1937-11-03 Cabin, S.S. Normandie, Le Havre and Southampton to New York, Captain Pierre Thoreux. Récapitulation: Classe Cabine: 473; Classe Touriste: 469; Troisième Classe: 366; Total: 1,308. In French.
  • 1938-04 Third Class on the French Line: Ile de France, Paris, Champlain, Lafayette and Normandie. 16 Pages, un paginated. Photographs include: S.S. Ile de France: Two-berth cabin; Library and Writing Room; Dining Room. S.S. Champlain: Third Class Dining Room; Four-Berth Cabin; Smoking Room. S.S. Paris: Two-Berth Cabin; Library and Writing Room; Dining Room. S.S. Lafayette: Dining Room; Two-Bert Cabin; Third Class Lounge. S.S. Normandie: Four-Berth Cabin; Salon (Lounge); Dining Room; Third Class Deck; Bar. Steamship Photos of the five ships mentioned previously and a sample third class menu.
  • 1938-07-02 Cabin, Tourist and Third Class, S.S. De Grasse, Le Havre to New York, Captain Louis Blanquie. Récapitulation: Cabines: 25; Touristes: 57; Troisièmes: 27; Total Passagers: 109. In French.
  • 1938-08-24 List of Passengers (Class not Stated), S.S. Normandie, Le Havre and Southampton to New York, Captain Pierre Thoreux, Récapitulation: Classe Cabine: 445; Classe Touriste: 735; Troisième Classe: 342; Total: 1,522. In French.
  • 1938-09-17 Cabin, S.S. Champlain, Le Havre to New York via Southampton, Captain William Vogel. Récapitulation: Classe Cabine: 374; Classe Touriste: 178; Troisième Classe: 167; Total: 719. In French and English.
  • 1938-10-05 List of Passengers (Class not Stated), S.S. Normandie, Le Havre and Southampton to New York, Captain Pierre Thoreux, Récapitulation: Classe Cabine: 420; Classe Touriste: 606; Troisième Classe: 450; Total: 1,476. In French.
  • 1938-10-22 Cabin, S.S. Champlain, New York to Le Havre via Plymouth, Captain Jules Duchesne. Récapitulation: Classe Cabine: 126; Classe Touriste: 82; Troisième Classe: 85; Total: 293. In French.
  • 1939-07-15 List of Passengers (Class not Stated), S.S. Ile-de-France, Le Havre to New York via Southampton, Captain Albert Fontaine. Récapitulation: Classe Cabine: 97; Classe Touriste: 535; Troisième Classe: 324; Total des Passagers: 956; Commandant, Officiers et Equipage: 798; Total à bord: 1,754. In French.
  • 1939-09-08 On Board Newspaper: Nouvelles Reçues par T.S.F. A Board du S.S. Ile-de-France. Daily Newspaper of the French Line L'Antlantique. Major Stories included French Germans In Ninety Mile Battle; German Forces Only 21 Miles from Warsaw.
  • 1950-10-06 Cabin and Tourist Class, Ile-De- France, Le Havre and Southampton to New York, Captain Joseph Cailloce.
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