Providence, Rhode Island Passenger Lists 1930
Mediterranean Steamships at State Pier of Providence, Rhode Island circa 1915, Providence Magazine, March 1915. GGA Image ID # 176499e3e7
Passenger Lists available from the GG Archives from the Port of Providence, Rhode Island. Organized by Date of Departure, Steamship Line, Steamship or Ocean Liner, Class of Passengers, Route, and the Ship's Captain.
Pointing out that Providence is the centre of the most populous part of New England, and that it forms a better European port for the commonwealth of Massachusetts than does Boston itself, the communication recites that a considerable proportion of the passengers who buy tickets for Missouri via the port of New York, change their minds while en route and ask to have their tickets altered so that they may disembark at Providence and continue west from this city.
- Steamship Line: Fabre Line
- Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
- Date of Departure: 19 June 1930
- Route: New York and Providence, RI to Ponta Delgada, Madeira, Piraeus, Salonica (Thessaloniki), Constantinople (Istanbul), Constanza (Romania?), Jaffa (Haifa), Beirut, and Marseilles
- Commander: Captain Edmond MacQuin
The port already offers abundant opportunities for coastwise and foreign commercial and passenger service. There is ample space along the waterfront for warehouses and for manufacturing plants of endless variety with unrivaled facilities for receiving raw material and dispatching the finished product of manufacture, at the least possible expenditure in handling.
Steamship Lines at Present Using the Port of Providence Regularly
Fabre Line, to Naples, Marseilles, Cape Verde Islands and New York; Colonial Navigation Company, to New York; Hartford and New York Transportation Company, to New York; New England Navigation Company, to New York; Merchants and Miners Transportation Company, to Baltimore; Dyer Transportation Company, to Fall River; Block Island, Newport and Providence Steamship Company; Providence, Fall River and Newport Steamship Company; coal ships and barges from Newport News, Baltimore, Norfolk and other coal ports; oil vessels from Port Arthur.