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Steerage Passage Contracts / Tickets

The GG Archives has an assortment of steerage class contracts, steamship tickets, and agent receipts that can assist you in identifying the type of document you have. These can also be used to illustrate your family history book as an example of what the contract may have looked like.

Prepaid Steerage Passage, German Immigrant Family, 1883, North German Lloyd

Prepaid Steerage Passage, German Immigrant Family, 1883, North German Lloyd

Received from Carl Nutchen the sum of Seventy-Two Dollars for the passage of Bealle Nutchen & party, as one in the steerage of one of the Steamers of the North German Lloyd from Bremen to New York.

Passenger Contract - Interims Billet - Cunard Line - Rotterdam to New York - 1895

Passenger Contract - Interims Billet - Cunard Line - Rotterdam to New York - 1895

Original steamship contract for passage for a German Immigrant, Heinrich Hermes, a 21-year-old laborer who undertook the voyage in steerage.

Steamship Passenger Contract, Swedish Immigrant, Gothenburg to New York, 1902

Steamship Passenger Contract, Swedish Immigrant, Gothenburg to New York, 1902

Original Steamship Contract from Gothenburg, Sweden to New York, 3rd Class Steerage Immigrant Ester Hilma Maria Magnuson of Stockholm on the White Star Line. The ensemble includes the detachable receipt located on the right-hand side (panel).

Steamship Ticket Record - Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company, Limited 1904

Steamship Ticket Record - Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company, Limited 1904

1904-10-08 Steamship Ticket Record - Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company, Limited - Counterpart of Steerage Passenger's Contract Ticket, R.M.S. Arundale Castle, Southampton to Cape Town.

Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co - Steerage Passenger's Contract Ticket 1906

Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co - Steerage Passenger's Contract Ticket 1906

Original Steerage Passenger's Contract Ticket for a 27-year-old man from Southampton, England for passage to Natal, South Africa in 1906. It provides rich details of the requirements of the steamship company regarding food, water, and other items supplied.

Steerage Prepaid Passage Contract, German Immigrant Family, 20 November 1907

Steerage Prepaid Passage Contract, German Immigrant Family, 20 November 1907

Steerage Prepaid Passage Contract issued by the Hamburg-American Line for passage from Hamburg, Germany to New York and a Train from New York to Ellsworth, Minnesota for a German Immigrant Family.

Steerage Prepaid Passage Contract, Hamburg-American Line, 1912

Steerage Prepaid Passage Contract, Hamburg-American Line, 1912

Receipt for the purchase of passage from Hamburg to New York via the Hamburg-American Line with inland passage to McFreesport, Pennsylvania dated 13 January 1913.

Immigrant Steamship Ticket, Third (Steerage) Class, Red Star Line 1912

Immigrant Steamship Ticket, Third (Steerage) Class, Red Star Line 1912

Original steamship ticket for a voyage undertaken on 10 August 1912. The 24-Year-Old Immigrant left Belgium in 1912 for New York in Third Class (Steerage).

Steerage Ticket for Passage, Swedish Immigrant, Sweden to America 1914

Steerage Ticket for Passage, Swedish Immigrant, Sweden to America 1914

Passenger contract for a voyage from Gothenburg, Sweden to Boston, Massachusetts for Alfred Person, 19 years of age, traveling alone. He paid SEK 178.50 for Steerage / third class accommodations.

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