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Cunard Line History and Ephemera

The GG Archives has extensive holdings in Cunard Line Ephemera from the 1880s through 1954. The Collections includes Passenger Lists, Steamship Tickets, Brochures, Menus, Periodicals, Books, Photographs and Miscellaneous Other Ephemera.

The Cunard Line's main services—New York-Southampton; New York-Liverpool; New York-London; New York-Bristol; Baltimore- Bristol: New York-Mediterranean; New York-Antwerp; New York-Rotterdam; Boston-Liverpool; Boston-London; Boston-Glasgow; Philadelphia-Bristol; Philadelphia-London; Montreal-Falmouth-London; Montreal-Bristol; U. K.- Mediterranean; U. K.-Levant and Black Sea; U. K.-French Ports.

Cunard Line Ephemera in Date Order

Passagerare-Kontrakt - Cunard Line - Sverige den 4 Juni 1880

1880-06-04 Steamship Passenger Contract

Passage contract for emigrants from Gothenburg to Boston Mass. who paid the sum of $30, being payment in full, inclusive of landing expenses in America.

1881-07-16 RMS Scythia

1881-07-16 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 16 July 1881
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Murphy
1886-10-23 RMS Etruria

1886-10-23 RMS Etruria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 23 October 1886
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Cook
1887-02-26 SS Aurania

1887-02-26 SS Aurania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 26 February 1887
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Hains
RMS Aurania Ships List 26 March 1887

1887-03-26 RMS Aurania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 26 March 1887
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Hains
1887-06-18 SS Servia

1887-06-18 SS Servia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 18 June 1887
  • Route: New York to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay
RMS Pavonia Ships List 23 August 1887

1887-08-23 RMS Pavonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 23 August 1887
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain A. McKay
RMS Scythia Ships List 30 August 1888

1888-08-30 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 30 August 1888
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain Roberts
RMS Umbria Ships List 16 August 1890

1890-08-16 RMS Umbria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 16 August 1890
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain McKay
RMS Umbria Ships List 3 October 1891

1891-10-03 RMS Umbria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 3 October 1891
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain H. McKay
RMS Umbria Ships List 29 April 1893

1893-04-29 RMS Umbria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 29 April 1893
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain McKay
RMS Campania Ships List 18 May 1895

1895-05-18 RMS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 18 May 1895
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Henry Walker
Passenger Contract, Cunard Line, Rotterdam to New York 1895

1895-05-29 Passenger Contract, Rotterdam to New York

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

1895-06-29 SS Campania

1895-06-29 SS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 29 June 1895
  • Route: New York to Liverpool via Queenstown
  • Commander: Captain W. H. P. Hains
RMS Cephalonia 22 August 1895

1895-08-22 RMS Cephalonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 22 August 1895
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain Seccombe
1895-08-31 SS Campania

1895-08-31 SS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 31 August 1895
  • Route: New York to Liverpool via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. H. P. Hains
RMS Campania 12 October 1895

1895-10-12 RMS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 12 October 1895
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain W. H. P. Hains
Immigrant Passage Contract - Sweden to New York, Cunard Line Campania 1897

1897-04-07 Immigrant Passage Contract, Sweden to New York

Contract for a 25 year-old Swedish servant, immigrating to America from Gothenburg, Sweden on 7 April 1897 on board the SS Campania.

Wine, Liquor, Other Beverages and Tobacco Menu

1898-02 Vintage Wine, Liquors, and Tobacco Menu

Vintage Card from the February 1898 included other items such as liquor, beverages, and tobacco. Printed on the reverse side of an Bill of Fare.

RMS Etruria 30 April 1898

1898-04-30 RMS Etruria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 30 April 1898
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain John Ferguson
RMS Etruria 27 August 1898

1898-08-27 RMS Etruria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 27 August 1898
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain John Ferguson
1898-09-03 RMS Campania

1898-09-03 RMS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 3 September 1898
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain H. Walker
RMS Campania Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 10 September 1898

1898-09-10 RMS Campania Breakfast Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare with a Liquor by the Drink List on the reverse side featured Fried Plaice, Broiled Finnan Haddin and Smoked Wiltshire Bacon.

1898-12-24 SS Lucania

1898-12-24 SS Lucania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 24 December 1898
  • Route: New York to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay
1899-06-17 RMS Lucania

1899-06-17 RMS Lucania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 17 June 1899
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay
1899-09-23 RMS Campania

1899-09-23 RMS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 23 September 1899
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain J. B. Watt
1900-09-08 RMS Lucania

1900-09-08 RMS Lucania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 8 September 1900
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay
1900-09-22 SS Lucania

1900-09-22 SS Lucania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 22 September 1900
  • Route: New York and Boston to Liverpool via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain Horatio McKay
1901-10-19 RMS Campania

1901-10-19 RMS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 19 October 1901
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain H. Walker
Passenger List, Cunard Line RMS Ivernia, 1901, Liverpool to Boston

1901-10-01 SS Ivernia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 1 October 1901
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain J. B. Watt
Menu Card - Dinner Menu, Cunard Line RMS Ivernia 30 June 1902

1902-06-30 RMS Ivernia Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Monday, 30 June 1902 featured Beef Steak & Oyster Pie, Roast Pork – Stuffing -- Apple Sauce, and Sago Pudding for dessert. Reverse Side of Dinner Bill of Fare contains a Wine, Liqeur and Spirits Menu.

Wine, Spirits and Tobacco Selections from 1902

1902-04 Vintage Wine Spirits, and Liqueurs Fare Card

Wine, Liqueur and Spirits Bill of Fare from April 1902 printed on the reverse side of a menu from the RMS Ivernia, 30 June 1902.

RMS Lucania 16 August 1902

1902-08-16 RMS Lucania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 16 August 1902
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain Alexander McKay, F.R.G.S
RMS Saxonia 16 September 1902

1902-09-16 RMS Saxonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 16 September 1902
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain R. C. Warr
Front Cover, Reprinted From "BUSINESS ILLUSTRATED".	December, 1902.

1902 Brochure - The Story of the Cunard Line

Cunard Steamship Company, Limited, one of the oldest and most famous of British steam navigation undertakings elected to remain independent and outside the scope of the great Trust. This is their Story as published by BUSINESS ILLUSTRATED. December 1902. Lavishly Illustrated including Interior Photographs.

RMS Etruria 11 June 1904

1904-06-11 RMS Etruria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 11 June 1904
  • Route: Liverpool to New York and Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain R. C. Warr
1904-10-04 SS Carpathia

1904-10-04 SS Carpathia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 4 October 1904
  • Route: New York to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain W. T. Turner
Immigrant Inspection Card - RMS Carpathia 1904 Liverpool to New York

1904-10-18 Immigrant Inspection Card - RMS Carpathia

Inspection Card issued to an immigrant traveling in Steerage on board the RMS Carpathia, rescue ship of the Titanic.

RMS Saxonia 25 October 1904

1904-10-25 RMS Saxonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 25 October 1904
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain Thomas Potter
Contract for Passage, Cunard Line, Copenhagen to America 1905

1905-03-11 Contract for Passage, Copenhagen to New York

Passenger Contract for Jens Julius Skafte of Denmark for a 1905 voyage to America on the Cunard Line. The contract indicated that he was headed for Albert Lea, Minnesota as his final destination.

Front Cover, Cunard SS Saxonia Second Cabin Passenger List - 23 May 1905.

1905-05-23 SS Saxonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 23 May 1905
  • Route: Boston to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain J. C. Barr
Front Page of the Cunard Daily Bulletin, RMS Ivernia Edition for Wednesday, 28 June 1905.

1905-06-28 Cunard Daily Bulletin - RMS Ivernia

Daily newspaper published onboard during the westbound voyage that departed from Liverpool on 20 June 1905 with 998 Passengers and 255 Crew Members. 24 Pages Total.

RMS Ivernia 20 June  1905

1905-06-20 RMS Ivernia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 20 June 1905
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Not Stated
1905-07-22 RMS Umbria

1905-07-22 RMS Umbria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 22 July 1905
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown
  • Commander: Not Stated
RMS Pannonia 19 August 1905

1905-08-19 RMS Pannonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 19 August 1905
  • Route: Trieste to New York via Fiume, Palermo, and Naples
  • Commander: Captain E. Pentecost
RMS Lucania 18 November 1905

1905-11-18 RMS Lucania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 18 November 1905
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain J. B. Watt

1905-12 Cunard Line Handbook

From the Introduction: "the information comprised in the following pages has been prepared for the use of Passengers traveling by the Cunard Hungarian-American Line from New York to the Mediterranean and Adriatic."

Front Cover of the 1906 Cunard Daily Bulletin Fashion & Pleasure Resort Supplement.

1906 Cunard Daily Bulletin, Fashion & Pleasure Resort Supplement

Annual Publication published by the Cunard Line and distributed during the year to their transatlantic passengers on the many of their Ocean Liners.

RMS Caronia 8 May 1906

1906-05-08 RMS Caronia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 8 May 1906
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain James C. Barr
1906-08-21 SS Saxonia

1906-08-21 SS Saxonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 21 August 1906
  • Route: Boston to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain J. T. W. Charles
Front Cover of the Cunard Daily Bulletin Fashion & Pleasure Resort Supplement for 1907

1907 Cunard Daily Bulletin, Fashion & Pleasure Resort Supplement

Annual Publication for 1907 published by the Cunard Line and distributed during the year to their transatlantic passengers on the many of their Ocean Liners.

1907-09-17 RMS Saxonia

1907-09-17 RMS Saxonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 17 September 1907
  • Route: Liverpool to New York and Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain E. H. Pentecost
Cunard Daily Bulletin, Fashion and Pleasure Resort Supplement - 1908

1908 Cunard Daily Bulletin, Fashion and Pleasure Resort Supplement

Annual supplement for 1908 that passengers could pick up and read at their leisure. Extremely rare and profusely illustrated periodical was typical of that era in steamship travel.

1908-04-11 RMS Mauretania

1908-04-11 RMS Mauretania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 11 April 1908
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain John Pritchard
1908-06-06 RMS Lusitania

1908-06-06 RMS Lusitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 6 June 1908
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Not States
1908-07-15 SS Ivernia

1908-07-15 SS Ivernia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 15 July 1908
  • Route: Boston to Liverpool
  • Commander: Not Stated
1908-09-10 RMS Etruria

1908-09-10 RMS Etruria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 10 September 1908
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Not Stated
1909-05-18 RMS Ivernia

1909-05-18 RMS Ivernia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 18 May 1909
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain H. M. Benison
1909-07-27 RMS Saxonia

1909-07-27 RMS Saxonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 27 July 1909
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain E. H. Pentecost
Front Cover, "Famous Cunarders," Published by the Cunard Line 21 March 1910.

1910-03-21 Famous Cunarders

8-Page Booklet/Leaflet from 1910 titled "Famous Cunarders" provided an illustrated introduction to their "A"-List Cunard fleet.

1910-05-24 RMS Ivernia

1910-05-24 RMS Ivernia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 24 May 1910
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain Thomas Potter
Ticket Recipt for Third Class Passage, Cunard Line, Westbound 1910

1910-06-04 Ticket Receipt for Third Class Passage

Memorandum of a Ticket Issued By The Cunard Steam Ship Co. Ltd. For Third Class Passage By Cunard Line of Mail Steamers From Liverpool or Queenstown to New York or Boston Or From Fiume or Trieste to New York.

Immigrant Inspection Card - Liverpool to New York - 1910

1910-06-09 Immigrant Inspection Card - RMS Lusitania

Immigrant Inspection Card issued by the Cunard Line RMS Lusitania dated 9 July 1910 for Swedish Immigrant K. E. Paulson from Gothenburg, Sweden.

1910-07-16 RMS Campania

1910-07-16 RMS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 16 July 1910
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain R. C. Warr
1910-09-24 RMS Campania

1910-09-24 RMS Campania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 24 September 1910
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain R.C. Warr
Front of Franconia and Laconia - The Largest and Fastest Steamers in the Boston Service Flyer from 1911

1911 - Franconia and Laconia For The Boston Service

Flyer created by Cunard to announce two new steamships for the Boston service, 18,000 tons each. The ships were of the intermediate class and accommodations described in this flyer pertain primarily to the First Class.

1911-04-01 RMS Caronia

1911-04-01 RMS Caronia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 1 April 1911
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain J. C. Barr
Front Cover, Entertainment Program in Aid of Seamen's Charities at Liverpool & New York 1911

1911-07-03 Charity Entertainment Program - RMS Campania

Variety show style entertainment program performed onboard the RMS Campania of the Cunard Line to benefit various Liverpool and New York seamen's charitable organizations. The Liverpool Seamen's Orphan Institution was highlighted in this program.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Caronia Second Cabin Passenger List - 29 July 1911.

1911-07-29 SS Caronia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 29 July 1911
  • Route: New York to Liverpool via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain J. C. Barr
1911-08-08 RMS Franconia

1911-08-08 RMS Franconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 8 August 1911
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain C. A. Smith, R.D., R.N.R
RMS Ascania Ships List 29 August 1911

1911-08-29 RMS Ascania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 29 August 1911
  • Route: Southampton to Quebec and Montreal
  • Commander: Captain G. W. Melsom (Lt. R.N.R.)
Front Cover of the Cunard Daily Bulletin Summer Number for 1912

1912 Cunard Daily Bulletin, Summer Number

Featured Articles include: A Japanese Girl Painter of Genius: The Story of Miss Wakana Utagawa and her Art; The Adventuress -- A Short Story By J. J. Bell and A King in Babylon. Several illustrated Women's Fashion Articles are also included.

Front Cover RMS Franconia and RMS Laconia of the Cunard Line.

1912 - RMS Franconia and Laconia - Cunard Line

A scarce brochure provides a remarkable record of these two short-lived steamships that brought thousands of immigrants from Liverpool to Boston from 1912 to 1916.

1912-03-30 RMS Caronia

1912-03-30 RMS Caronia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 30 March 1912
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain J. C. Barr
1912-05-28 SS Laconia

1912-05-28 SS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 28 May 1912
  • Route: Boston to Liverpool via Queenstown (Cobh) and Fishguard
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine
Agent's Record, Cunard Steamship Company, Outward Second Cabin Ticket, 1912

1912-06-03 SS Laconia Agent's Record of Passage Ticket

Agent's Receipt and Record of a Second Cabin Steamship Ticket for an Eastbound voyage on the new Cunard Laconia from Boston to Liverpool, England. The Agency was located in Boston, Cunard Building on 126 State Street.

RMS Laconia Ships List 11 June 1912

1912-06-11 RMS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 11 June 1912
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine, R.D.; R.N.R
RMS Laconia 6 August 1912

1912-08-06 RMS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 6 August 1912
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine
Agent Record of Third Class Outward Steamship Ticket, 1912, Cunard Line SS Laconia

1910-08-10 SS Laconia Agent's Record of Passage Ticket

This is an Agent's Record of a Third Class-Steerage Ticket for one adult and one child from Liverpool, England to New York on the Cunard Steamship SS Laconia.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Lusitania Passenger List - 17 August 1912.

1912-08-17 RMS Lusitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 17 August 1912
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain J. T. W. Charles. C.B., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Saxonia Saloon Passenger List - 21 August 1912

1912-08-21 RMS Saxonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 21 August 1912
  • Route: Trieste to New York via Fiume, Patras, Naples, and Gibraltar
  • Commander: Captain D. S. Miller (CMDR R.N.R.)
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Laconia Second Cabin Passenger List - 3 September 1912.

1912-09-03 RMS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 3 September 1912
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine, R.D., R.N.R.
RMS Laconia 1 October 1912

1912-10-01 RMS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 1 October 1912
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain W. H. D. Irvine
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Caronia Passenger List - 2 November 1912

1912-11-02 RMS Caronia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 2 November 1912
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain J. C. Barr
1912-11-23 RMS Carmania

1912-11-23 RMS Carmania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 23 November 1912
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain D. S. Miller
Front Cover, Cunard Passenger Log Book circa 1913

1913 - Cunard Passenger Log Book

Rare Third-Class Accommodation on Cunard Liners featuring interior and exterior photographs of the ships and accommodations for third class/steerage passengers.

Front Cover, Fishguard Information for Passengers. Published 1913 Cunard Line.

1913 Brochure - Fishguard Information for Passengers

Fishguard is situated on the south-west coast of Wales, and is the nearest British port to New York used by Atlantic liners.

Agents' Record, Third Class Outward Passenger Ticket, Cunard Line 1913

1913-05-13 RMS Laconia Agents' Record of Third Class Passage Ticket

Third Class Outward Passenger Ticket - Agents' Record for the Cunard RMS Laconia, May 13, 1913. Fare was $35. Ticket along with Agent's record would have been kept in a two-hole extra-long binder.

Third Class Prepaid Ticket - Agents Record, RMS Laconia 1913

1913-06-03 RMS Laconia Prepaid Ticket Agents Record of Passage Ticket

Third Class Prepaid Ticket - Agents Record, RMS Laconia 1913 from Liverpool to Boston. Itemized transaction shows fare and commision breakdown. Fare was paid by a third party.

Immigrant Steerage Contract for Passage to New York - Cunard Line - 1913

1913-06-03 RMS Laconia Contract for Passage - Norwegian Immigrant

Ludvig Gjønvik was a Norwegian Immigrant to the United States in June 1913 arriving in Boston on board the RMS Laconia (I) as a passenger in Steerage - Third Class.

Inspection Card for Immigrants and Steerage Passengers - 1913

1913-06-10 RMS Laconia Immigrant Inspection Card

Immigrant Inspection Card issued in 1913 by the Cunard Line on board the RMS Laconia to a Norwegian Immigrant traveling in Steerage.

Front Cover of Tour B Itinerary Souvenir Program - European Cruise on the SS Carpathia 1913

1913-07-02 Cruise Tour B Souvenir Program - SS Carpathia

Very rare Itinerary and Souvenir Program for a European Cruise on the SS Carpathia of the Cunard Line in the year following its involvement in the rescue of the RMS Titanic.

Front Cover, RMS Laconia 10 June 1913

1913-06-10 RMS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: All Classes
  • Date of Departure: 10 June 1913
  • Route: Liverpool to Portland, ME and Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine
1913-08-02 SS Carmania

1913-08-02 SS Carmania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 2 August 1913
  • Route: New York to Liverpool via Queenstown (Cobh) and Fishguard
  • Commander: Captain J. C. Barr
1913-09-23 RMS Carmania

1913-09-23 RMS Carmania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 23 September 1913
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain J. C. Barr
Special Bill of Fare - E. D. Jordon and Party aboard the Laconia 1913

1913-10-06 RMS Laconia Private Dinner Party Menu

This is a very rare personalized special embossed Bill of Fare for E. D. Jordon and Dinner guests in October of 1913.

Front Cover - Cunard Line 1914 Brochure Entitled "Historic Boston" about Boston and the Cunard Line Services to Boston.

1914 Brochure - Cunard Service to Historic Boston

42-Page Brochure focused primarily on Boston, Massachusetts, with a brief summary of Cunard Line Fleet and Services to Boston. Some photographs of Cunard ships, offices, docks/piers, Boston Landmarks, and a Railroad advertisement.

Front Cover, Comparisons - RMS Aquitania of the Cunard Steam Ship Company, Limited.

1914 Brochure - Cunard Line RMS Aquitania Comparisons

Aquitania made her maiden voyage from Liverpool on 30 May 1914. This brochure was one of many published in 1914 to exalt the size of the ship and accommodations available.

Contract for a Swedish immigrant from Gothenburg to Boston in 1914

1914-04-10 Steerage Ticket, Swedish Immigrant

1914 Passenger Contract for a voyage from Gothenburg, Sweden to Boston, Massachusetts for Alfred Person, 19 years of age, traveling alone.

1914-07-11 RMS Aquitania

1914-07-11 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 11 July 1914
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain W. T. Turner, R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard SS Carmania Saloon Passenger List - 29 July 1914.

1914-07-29 SS Carmania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 29 July 1914
  • Route: New York to Liverpool via Queenstown (Cobh) and Fishguard
  • Commander: Captain J. C. Barr
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Franconia Second Cabin Passenger List - 22 August 1914.

1914-08-22 RMS Franconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 22 August 1914
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain D. S. Miller, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Laconia Second Cabin Passenger List - 1 September 1914.

1914-09-01 RMS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 1 September 1914
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: W. R. D. Irvine, R.D., R.N.R.
RMS Laconia Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 8 September 1914

1914-09-08 RMS Laconia Breakfast Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from 8 September 1914 on a Westbound voyage from Liverpool to Boston, arriving in Boston the following day featured Grilled Cod Steaks and Yarmouth Bloaters.

Menu Card - Dinner Bill of Fare RMS Laconia 8 September 1914

1914-09-08 RMS Laconia Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare Card from a Westbound voyage from Liverpool to Boston featured Tortue Verte, Merlan Frit au Citron, Sirloin & Ribs of Beef and Gelee à la Russe for Dessert.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Orduna Saloon and Second Cabin Passenger List - 17 March 1917.

1917-03-17 RMS Orduña Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 17 March 1917
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Thomas McComb Taylor
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Caronia Cabin Passenger List - 14 January 1919.

1919-01-14 RMS Caronia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 14 January 1919
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: C. A. Smith, R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard Tourist Third Cabin Accommodations Brochure. Undated, Circa Late 1920s

1920s Brochure - Cunard Tourist Third Cabin Accommodations

Tourist Third Cabin replaced the old Third Class on the Cunard Steamships. Photo journal of the accommodations found in the new Tourist Third Cabin class.

Front Cover, Cunard to Liverpool via Cobh (Queenstown) - 1920s Brochure from the Cunard Line.

1920s Brochure - Cunard to Liverpool via Cobh (Queenstown)

Superb interior photographs of the Cunard steamships Carinthia, Franconia, Laconia, Samaria, and Scythia makes this an excellent brochure from the 1920s.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Caronia Saloon and Second Cabin Passenger List - 7 August 1920.

1920-08-07 RMS Caronia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 7 August 1920
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown and Halifax
  • Commander: Captain E. G. Diggle, R.N.R.
1921 Brochure Cover, Cunard Line Passengers' Guide to the RMS Mauretania.

1921 Brochure - Cunard Passenger Guide - RMS Mauretania

Shirt Pocket Sized 18-Page brochure from the Cunard Line that provided a handy reference guide to navigating the RMS Mauretania covering all three passenger classes. Lots of information, few images.

1921-06-25 RMS Aquitania

1921-04-30 RMS Mauretania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 30 April 1921
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain A. H. Rostron, C.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, RMS Aquitania Luncheon Bill of Fare - 27 June 1921

1921-06-27 RMS Aquitania Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare Card from 27 June 1921 featured Fillets of Codfish—Bercy, Boiled Leg of Mutton Caper Sauce, and Rice Pudding for dessert. Cunard Line Republic of France Emblem appeared on the reverse side.

Front Cover of The Cunarder Travel Magazine for July 1921

1921-07 The Cunarder Travel Magazine

Featured Articles include: A Motor Trip from London to Bath, By Adelaide Bragg Gillespie; The Golf Courses of Scotland, By John Arnot and The Pine Forests of Switzerland.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Scythia Saloon and Second Class Passenger List - 20 August 1921.

1921-08-20 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 20 August 1921
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
1921-06-25 RMS Aquitania

1921-06-25 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 25 June 1921
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir James Charles
Front Cover of the Christmas Number of the Cunarder Travel Magazine for December 1921

1921-12 Cunarder Travel Magazine Christmas Number

Fetured Articles were 'Twas Christmas on the "Aquitania," By Charles Welton; The Playground of Europe, By Dorothy Cocks; and, The wormen's fashion number -- Wraps In Which To Welcome Atlantic Breezes, By Julia Marquis.

Front Cover - Cunard To Boston. Published by the Cunard Steam Ship Company Limited - 1922

1922 Brochure - Cunard To Boston

The re-opening of the Liverpool-Queenstown-Boston Service with the RMS Samaria.

1922-08-12 RMS Aquitania

1922-08-12 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Ship: RMS Aquitania
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 12 August 1922
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir James Charles, K.B.E., C.B., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Scythia Saloon and Second Class Passenger List - 17 August 1922.

1922-08-17 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 17 August 1922
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
1922-08-24 RMS Laconia

1922-08-24 RMS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 24 August 1922
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. H. Hossack, R.D., R.N.R
Front Cover, RMS Scythia Concert Program in Aid of the Seamen's Charities of New York and Liverpool, Thursday, 24 August 1922.

1922-08-24 Charity Concert Program - RMS Scythia

Benefit Musical Concert onboard the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line to aid various seamen's charities of New York and Liverpool. These concerts were conducted several times during each voyage, with separate performances for each class of passenger.

Front Cover for the Special Mediterranean Cruise Issue of The Cunarder Travel Magazine for November 1922

1922-11 Cunarder Travel Magazine - Special Mediterranean Cruise Issue

Volume 3, Number 5, November 1922 issue of the Cunarder, the Special Mediterranean Cruise Issue featured article was Highlights Of A Mediterranean Cruise, By Frank A. Owen.

Cover, The Liverpool Route from Boston and New York via Queenstown (Cobh)

1923 Brochure - Cunard - The Liverpool Route

16- Page Brochure provides insight into the Liverpool Route that is shared by both the Cunard Line and Anchor Line.

Front Cover for a Special Scandinavian Issue of the Cunarder for May 1923

1923-05 Cunarder Travel Magazine - Special Scandinavian Issue

The Cunarder, Volume 4, Number 5, May 1923 was a Special Scandinavian Issue that featured many articles about touring Scandinavia and their beautiful cities.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Berengaria Saloon and Second Class Passenger List - 5 May 1923.

1923-05-05 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 5 May 1923
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Andania Cabin Passenger List - 8 June 1923.

1923-06-08 RMS Andania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 8 June 1923
  • Route: Southampton to Quebec & Montreal via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain E. T. Britten, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Samaria Second Class Passenger List - 26 July 1923.

1923-07-26 RMS Samaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 26 July 1923
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh),
  • Commander: Captain G. S. Horsburgh, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Samaria Second Class Passenger List - 23 August 1923.

1923-08-23 RMS Samaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 23 August 1923
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain G. S. Horsburgh, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Berengaria Second Class Passenger List - 25 August 1923.

1923-08-25 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 25 August 1923
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover of the Special Soctch and English Number of the Cunarder Travel Magazine for September 1923

1923-09 The Cunarder: Special Scotch and English Number

The September 1923 Issue of the Cunarder, the Special Scotch and English Number featured article included: "So This Is London!" by A Recently Returned New Yorker, with Cartoons by Herman Roeg.

1923-09-15 RMS Berengaria

1923-09-15 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 15 September 1923
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Aquitania Second Class Passenger List - 3 November 1923.

1923-11-03 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 3 November 1923
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir James Charles, K.B.E., C.B., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover of the Christmas & Winter Issue of the Cunarder Magazine, December 1923.

1923-12 The Cunarder, Christmas - Winter Issue

The December 1923 Christmas - Winter Issue of the Cunarder Magazine featured article was Christmas in the Desert, by Donald Townsend. Women's fashion of the day was illustrated by On the Crest of the Wave of Fashion number.

1923-12-12 RMS Berengaria

1923-12-12 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 12 December 1923
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine
Front Cover of the Cunarder Magazine for February 1924 Featuring Prague - The City of Legends

1924-02 The Cunarder: Prague - The City of Legends

The February 1924 issue of The Cunarder Magazine featured article was Prague - The City of Legends, by Dr. Borivoj Prusik. The women's Fashion piece was represented by On the Crest of the Wave of Fashion.

Front Cover of the March 1924 Cunarder Magazine Featuring Budapest, Hungary

1924-03 The Cunarder: Budapest Hungary Issue

The March 1924 issue of The Cunarder featured a number of articles on Budapest Hungary. On the Crest of the Wave of Fashion featured women's fashion on board the steamships.

1924-05-24 RMS Berengaria

1924-05-24 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 24 May 1924
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine
Front Cover of the Cunarder Magazine Mediterranean Special Issue for July 1934

1924-07 The Cunarder Magazine: Mediterranean Special Issue

The July 1924 issue of The Cunarder was a Mediterranean Special Issue featured article was A Holiday on the Mediterranean, by A.E. Burroughs.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Antonia Cabin Passenger List - 10 July 1924.

1924-07-10 RMS Antonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 10 July 1924
  • Route: Cherbourg to Quebec & Montreal via Southampton and Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain P. A. Murchie
  • Note: Koch and Trump are listed among the cabin passengers.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Aquitania Saloon Passenger List - 26 July 1924.

1924-07-26 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 26 July 1924
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir James Charles, K.B.E., C.B., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Andania Cabin Passenger List - 1 August 1924.

1924-08-01 RMS Andania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 1 August 1924
  • Route: Southampton to Quebec & Montreal via Cherbourg & Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain R. V. Peel., R.N.R.
Menu Cover, Dinner Menu, Cunard Line RMS Andania - 1924

1924-08-06 RMS Andania Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare Card from 6 August 1924 featured Fillets of Brill—Cardinal, Salmi of Duckling -- Green Peas, and Prime Ribs and Sirloin of Beef -- Horseradish.

Front Cover, Cunard Line Entertainment in Aid of British & American Seamen's Instituions, 21 August 1924.

1924-08-21 Cunard Line Charity Program - RMS Aquitania

Program of Entertainment in Aid of British & American Seamen's Institutions Held on Board the RMS Aquitania in the Second Class Dining Room on Thursday, 21 August 1924 at 9:15 pm. Mr. William Ryan, Chairman; Commodore Sir James Charles, K.B.E., C.B., R.D., R.N.R. (Rtd.), Captain.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Caronia Cabin Passenger List - 23 August 1924.

1924-08-23 RMS Caronia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 23 August 1924
  • Route: Liverpool to Quebec via Belfast
  • Commander: Captain E. G. Diggle, R.D., R.N.R.
Children's Party Menu, Cunard Line RMS Aquitania, 1924

1924-10-01 RMS Aquitania Children's Party Menu

Very rare Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 1 October 1924. Although it didn't state the class, we suspect that it was for Cabin Class passengers.

Front Cover of the Cunarder Magazine for November 1924 - A Special West Indies Number

1924-11 The Cunarder Magazine: Special West Indies Number

The November 1924 issue of The Cunarder, a Special West Indies Number, featured article was: Highlights of a West Indies Cruise, by T.R. West.

Front Cover of the Special Issue of The Cunarder for February 1925 Featuring England, Wales and the British Countryside

1925-02 The Cunarder Magazine: England, Wales and The British Countryside

The February 1925 issue of The Cunarder -- the England, Wales and The British Countryside. Women's Fashions piece On the Crest of the Wave of Fashion reappeared with this issue.

1925-05-06 RMS Andania

1925-05-06 RMS Andania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 6 May 1925
  • Route: Hamburg to Halifax NS and New York via Southampton, Cherbourg, and Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain E. G. Diggle
Front Cover of the June 1925 Issue of The Cunarder - A Special Wembley Number

1925-06 The Cunarder Magazine: Special Wembley Number

The June 1925 issue of The Cunarder: Special Wembley Number, Vol. 8 No. 6 featured article was Wonders Old and New at Wembley, by J.S. Crawford. On the Crest of the Wave of Fashion presents the latest in Onboard Fashions for Women.

1925-08-15 RMS Ausonia

1925-08-15 RMS Ausonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 15 August 1925
  • Route: Southampton to Quebec and Montreal via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain G. Gibbons, R.D., R.N.R.
1925-08-21 RMS Alaunia

1925-08-21 RMS Alaunia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 21 August 1925
  • Route: Liverpool to Quebec and Montreal via Belfast
  • Commander: Captain J. G. Saunders
Farewell Dinner Menu, RMS Berengaria 1926

1926-08-26 RMS Berengaria Farewell Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Thursday, August 26, 1926 on a westbound voyage that arrived at New York the following day. Featured items included Poached Salmon -- Hollandaise Sauce, Boiled Chicken -- Béchamel, and Kathrine Cake for Dessert.

Front Cover of the September 1926 Cunarder Travel Magazine

1926-09 The Cunarder: A Travel Magazine

Delightful Cunard Travel Magazine Offers Photographs and Articles on Destinations, Fashions, and Who's Who on the Cunarders.

Front Cover, Second Class to Europe fromn Boston to Queenstown and Liverpool.

1927 - Cunard Line Second Class to Europe

12-Page brochure covers the Boston to Europe route of the Cunard Line in 1927. Interior photographs help to illustrate the second class accommodations available on the Samaria, Scythia, and Laconia.

Front Cover, Cunard Wine List from April 1927

1927-04 Cunard Line Wine, Spirits, and Tobacco List and Menu

Superb expansive Wine List from April 1927 features an extensive listing of Champagnes, Wines, Liqueurs, Beer, Mineral and Medicinal Waters along with the finest tobacco products and Playing Cards.

Private Dinner Bill of Fare - RMS Berengaria, 1927

1927-06-21 RMS Berengaria Private Dinner Party Menu

This is a private Bill of Fare for passengers on a 21 June 1927 westbound voyage that originated from Southampton destined for New York. Bill of Fare selections were written in French.

Breakfast Menu, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria 1927

1927-08-05 RMS Berengaria Breakfast Menu

Elegant Vintage Bill of Fare from 5 August 1927 featured an extensive array of offerings including Calf's Liver - Piquante Sauce, Boneless Codfish — Cream Sauce, Mutton Chops, and a wide variety of cereals, fruits, eggs and omelettes, cakes, breads, and beverages.

Front Cover, RMS Caronia Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 3 September 1927

1927-09-03 RMS Caronia Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Tourist Third Class Bill of Fare Card from 3 September 1927 featured Roast Ribs and Sirloin of Beef, Horseradish Sauce, Fried Fillet of Lemon Sole, and Blueberry Pie for dessert.

RMS Aquitania 26 November 1927

1927-11-26 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 26 November 1927
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir James Charles
RMS Laconia 18 August 1928

1928-08-18 RMS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 18 August 1928
  • Route: Liverpool to Halifax, Boston and New York via Queenstown
  • Commander: Captain M. Doyle
Front Cover, SS Aurania Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 28 June 1929

1929-06-28 SS Aurania Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 28 June 1929 featured Suprême of Brett, Cardinal, Fillets of Lake Trout, Meunière, and Petits Fours for dessert. Many autographs were included with this menu.

Front Cover, RMS Berengaria Dinner Bill of Fare - 17 July 1929

1929-07-17 RMS Berengaria Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 17 July 1929 featured Tournedos — Mascotte, Croquette of Chicken — Maréchale, and Soufflé Pudding Suchard for dessert.

RMS Berengaria Breakfast Bill of Fare 18 July 1929

1929-07-18 RMS Berengaria Breakfast Menu

An expansive vintage Bill of Fare from 18 July 1929 featured Grilled Spanish Mackerel — Fines Herbes, Omelettes, Hashed Turkey -- Creole style and American and Wiltshire Smoked and Pale Bacon.

Front Cover, Concert Program on Board the RMS Berengaria in Aid of British and American Seamen's Institutions, 19 July 1929.

1929-07-19 Charity Concert Program - RMS Berengaria

Variety show and musical extravaganza for the benefit of British and American seamen's institutions performed onboard the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line for First Class passengers. Sir Arthur H. Rostron, former captain of the SS Carpathia, was the Commodore and Commander of the Berengaria.

Front Cover, RMS Berengaria Luncheon Bill of Fare - 21 July 1929

1929-07-21 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

Elegant Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 21 July 1929 on board the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line featured an extensive selection including Escalope of Veal-Forestière, Ravioli à Ia Bolognaise, and Gelée au Vin for dessert.

RMS Aquitania 10 August 1929

1929-08-10 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 10 August 1929
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
Front Cover, Events Program for a September 1929 Voyage of the RMS Aquitania of the Cunard Line.

1929-09 Program of Events - RMS Aquitania

Program of Entertainment Events onboard the RMS Aquitania of the Cunard Line. Covers Monday through Thursday during a Voyage in September 1929. The program includes the names of passengers on the Entertainment Committee. Primary activities include Deck Tennis, Shuffleboard, Bullboard, Bridge, Ping-Pong, Horse Racing, and Dancing.

1928-09-26 SS Mauretania

1928-09-26 SS Mauretania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 26 September 1928
  • Route: New York to Plymouth, Cherbourg, and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain R. L. Alexander, D.S.O., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Valentine's Day Dinner Menu, RMS Franconia, Cunard Line, 14 February 1930

1930-02-14 RMS Franconia Valentine's Day Dinner Menu

A very elegant Bill of Fare featured Fillets of Sole, Boiled Salmon, Mousse de Volaille and Tournedos on this Thos. Cook & Son World Cruise in 1930.

Front Cover, The Cunarder - A Travel Magazine, Scandianavian Issue, May 1930

1930-05 The Cunarder Magazine, Scandianavian Issue

The May 1930 Scandianavian Issue of The Cunarder featured articles were Sweden's Modern Arts and Crafts, by Janet Stewart; and Suited to Travel, by Ruth Seder that featured women's fashions on board steamships of the day.

Front Cover, RMS Scythia Dinner Bill of Fare - 20 May 1930

1930-05-20 RMS Scythia Dinner Menu

Vintage Tourist Third Cabin Bill of Fare from Tuesday, 20 May 1930 featured Poached Sea Bass Capetienne, Roast Turkey Cranberry Sauce, and Vanilla Bavaroise for dessert.

RMS Scythia 31 May 1930

1930-05-31 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 31 May 1930
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Queenstown (Cobh) and Galway
  • Commander: Captain R. B. Irving
Front Cover, RMS Ascania Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 19 July 1930

1930-07-19 RMS Ascania Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Tourist Third Cabin Bill of Fare from Saturday, 19 July 1930 featured Boiled Salmon, Sauce Hollandaise, Roast Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, and Victoria Pudding for dessert.

RMS Berengaria 26 July 1930

1930-07-26 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 26 July 1930
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir Arthur H. Rostron
Front Cover, The Cunarder - A Travel Magazine, August 1930 Far East Issue.

1930-08 The Cunarder Magazine, Far East Issue

The August 1930 Far East Issue of The Cunarder featured articles included: Pekin By Sydney Greenbie; The Happy Island Japan and the Japanese By Reneé Browne. Fill-Ins for the Traveler, Women's Fashions on board ship By Ruth Seder was also included.

Front Cover, RMS Berengaria Dinner Bill of Fare - 16 August 1930

1930-08-16 RMS Berengaria Dinner Menu

Vintage Tourist Class Bill of Fare from Saturday, 16 August 1930 featured Boiled Halibut—Sauce Duglere, Roast Haunch of Mutton—Onion Sauce, and Diplomat Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Berengaria Luncheon Bill of Fare - 22 August 1930

1930-08-22 RMS Berengaria Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 22 August 1930 featured Corned Brisket of Beef and Dumplings , Stewed Veal—Jardinière, and Apple Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Scythia Breakfast Bill of Fare 24 September 1930

1930-09-24 RMS Scythia Breakfast Menu

Vintage Tourist Third Cabin Bill of Fare from 24 September 1930 featured Broiled Wiltshire, Danish and American Bacon, Bonny Boy Toasted Oats, and Buckwheat Cakes.

Front Cover, Entertainment Program in Aid of British and American Seamen's Institutions 1930-09-25

1930-09-25 Charity Entertainment Program - RMS Scythia

Variety Show style entertainment program performed for tourist class passengers on the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line in the Tourist class to benefit British and American seamen's institutions that were also listed in the program.

Spanning the Atlantic

1931 - Spanning the Atlantic: The History of the Cunard Line

The feat of transporting across a dangerous ocean more people than inhabit some of our states with the loss, in time of peace, of but four lives, especially as these four lives were only the toll of an predictable caprice of the waves.

RMS Berengaria 2 May 1931

1931-05-02 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 2 May 1931
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain E. T. Britten
1931-05-02 SS Laconia II

1931-05-02 SS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 2 May 1931
  • Route: New York and Boston to Liverpool via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain M. Doyle
SS Franconia Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 18 October 1931

1931-10-18 RMS Franconia Breakfast Menu Card

Bill of Fare from 18 October 1931 offered an extensive array of the typical American breakfast including fruit, cereal, eggs, bacon, sausage, toast and preserves.

Front Cover of The Cunarder - A Travel Magazine, November 1931

1931-11 The Cunarder Magazine

The November 1931 issue of The Cunarder featured articles included: Five Ways to See Havana By Vincent Engels and Cartagena Recalls Medieval Spain By Elaine Bickerstaffe. Women's Fashion Article Hand Knitted Tweeds For Travelers By Ruth Seder.

Front Cover, The Cunarder: A Modern Travel Magazine, May 1933

1933-05 The Cunarder Magazine

The May 1933 issue of The Cunarder Magazine featured articles included: The Swedes Love Superfluity By Susan Smith; Exotic Journey By Charles T. Trego; and Knitting: The New Deck Sport By Ruth Seder.

Menu Cover, Dinner Menu, RMS Franconia, August 1933, Cunard Line

1933-08-09 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Exceptional cover graphics define this Vintage Bill of Fare from 9 August 1933 that featured Hot and Cold Consomme, Roast Turkey, and Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, Cunarder: A Modern Travel Magazine, September 1933

1933-09 Cunarder Magazine

The September 1933 issue of The Cunarder featured article was Curacao Curiosa Papiamentoe ... Perfume ... Pearls By Albert K. Dawson. Passports to Elegance the Women's Fashion Piece by Cunard Line featured two evening ensembles from Bergdoff Goodman.

Front Cover, Pirate Farewell Dinner Menu, RMS Franconia, Cunard Line, September 1933

1933-09-06 RMS Franconia Farewell Dinner Menu

The "Pirate" Bill of Fare from 6 September 1933 featured Tournedos -- Tourangelle, Calf's Head, Prime Sirloin & Ribs of Beef, and Roast Quail.

Front Cover, RMS Aquitania Dinner Bill of Fare - 7 November 1933

1933-11-07 RMS Aquitania Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 7 November 1933 featured Boiled Codfish -- Oyster Sauce, Croquettes of Veal and Ham, and Plum Pudding for dessert.

Easter Dinner Menu, RMS Mauretania, Cunard Line, 1934

1934-04-01 RMS Mauretania Easter Dinner Menu

Beautiful graphic cover provides an entryway to an exceptional and extensive Au Revoir Bill of Fare. Entrées included Fresh Turtle Steaks, Sirloin Steaks Chasseur and Roast Quarter of Lamb.

RMS Scythia 14 September 1935

1935-09-14 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 14 September 1935
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Cobh (Queenstown)
  • Commander: Captain G. R. Dolphin
Front Cover, RMS Aquitania Passenger List - 18 September 1935

1935-09-18 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 18 September 1935
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain R. V. Peel, R.D., Commodore, R.N.R.
Front Cover, RMS Aquitania Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 23 September 1935

1935-09-23 RMS Aquitania Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 23 September 1935 featured Supreme of Brill - Vin Blanc, Veal Pöjarskies, and Plum Pudding -- Brandy Sauce for dessert. Autographs and great graphics and lyrics for the song "Auld Lang Syne."

Menu Cover - Kosher Dinner Menu, RMS Queen Mary, Cunard Line, 8 June 1936

1936-06-08 RMS Queen Mary Strictly Kosher Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Monday, 8 June 1936 featured Boiled Fresh Salmon, Fried Haddock and Corn on the Cob.

Kosher Luncheon Menu, RMS Aquitania, Cunard Line, 8 July 1936

1936-07-08 RMS Aquitania Strictly Kosher Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 8 July 1936 featured Baked Fresh Haddock, Omelette Portugaise and Frankfurters with Sauerkraut.

RMS Samaria 24 July 1936

1936-07-24 RMS Samaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 24 July 1936
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Belfast and Greenock
  • Commander: Captain J. McRostie
RMS Samaria 21 August 1936

1936-08-21 RMS Samaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 21 August 1936
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Belfast and Greenock
  • Commander: Captain J. McRostie
Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 8 August 1937

1937-08-08 RMS Queen Mary Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare Card from 8 August 1937 featured Fillets of Sole Chesterfield, Chicken Halibut, Sauce Victoria, and Régence Pudding for dessert.

RMS Franconia 3 September 1937

1937-09-03 RMS Franconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 3 September 1937
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Belfast and Greenock
  • Commander: Captain B. H. Davies
Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 20 August 1938

1938-08-20 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 20 August 1938 featured Sauté of Beefsteak, Bourgeoise, Sea Bass, Portugaise, and Zwieback Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 21 August 1938

1938-08-21 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 21 August 1938 featured Grey Mullet, Provençale, French Lamb Stew, and Gooseberry Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 22 August 1938

1938-08-22 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 22 August 1938 featured Smelts à l'Anglaise, Canneroni à la Capri, and Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 22 August 1938

1938-08-22 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Vintage "Get Together" Bill of Fare from Monday, 22 August 1938 featured Poached Halibut, Sauce Crevette, Paupiette of Beef, Portugaise, and Vanilla and Strawberry Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 23 August 1938

1938-08-23 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 23 August 1938 featured Braised Ox Tail, Bourguignonne, Poached Hake, Crème au Gratin, and Vermicelli Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 24 August 1938

1938-08-24 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 24 August 1938 featured Duckling Cutlets, Clamart, Roast Quarters of Lamb, Mint Sauce, and Neapolitan and Vanilla Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 25 August 1938

1938-08-25 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 25 August 1938 featured Navarin of Lamb, Primeurs, Sirloin Steak, Maître d’hôtel, and Plum Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare -25 August 1938

1938-08-25 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Thursday, 25 August 1938 featured Fillet of Flounder, Meunière, Prime Sirloin and Ribs of Beef, Horseradish, and Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 26 August 1938

1938-08-26 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 26 August 1938 featured Welsh Rarebits, Lamb Chops , and Apple Pie for dessert.

Menu Items, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 26 August 1938

1938-08-26 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Friday, 26 August 1938 featured Poached Halibut, Ménagère, Entrecote Steak, Crisp Onions, and Seville Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 27 August 1938

1938-08-27 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 27 August 1938 featured Navarin of Lamb, Primeurs, Braised Round of Beef, Jardinière, and Tapioca Pudding for dessert.

RMS Franconia Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 27 August 1938

1938-08-27 RMS Franconia Farewell Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from 27 August 1938 featured Poached Salmon, Lobster Sauce, Fried Filet of Sole au Citron, and Bavarois à la Russe for dessert.

RMS Aquitania 7 June 1939

1939-06-07 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 7 June 1939
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain J. C. Townley, R.D., R.N.R
RMS Queen Mary 12 July 1939

1939-07-12 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 12 July 1939
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Commodore R. B. Irving, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R
RMS Aquitania 9 September 1939

1939-09-09 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 9 September 1939
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Commander: Captain George Gibbons

1940-12-26 RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 26 December 1940 featured Broiled Haddock, Sauce Robert, Beefsteak and Kidney Pie, and Sago Custard Pudding for dessert. This Bill of Fare was prepared for "Officers".

1947-02-13 RMS Queen Elizabeth

1947-02-13 RMS Queen Elizabeth Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 13 February 1947
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Commander: Captain C. M. Ford, C.B.E., R.D., R.N.R
1947-05-24 RMS Queen Elizabeth

1947-05-24 RMS Queen Elizabeth Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 24 May 1947
  • Route: New York to Southampton
  • Commander: Captain C. G. Illingworth, R.D., R.N.R
1947-09-11 RMS Queen Elizabeth

1947-09-11 RMS Queen Elizabeth Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 11 September 1947
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Commander: Captain J. D. Snow, R.D., R.N.R
1947-09-19 RMS Queen Mary

1947-09-19 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 19 September 1947
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Commander: Commodore C. G. Illingworth, R.D., R.N.R
1947-09-25 RMS Media

1947-09-25 RMS Media Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 25 September 1947
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain R. G. Thelwell, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R
Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 23 December 1947

1947-12-23 RMS Queen Mary Christmas Themed Luncheon Menu

This post war Christmas Season Bill of Fare featured Potage St. Germain, Grilled Fresh Herrings with Mustard Sauce, Tenderloin Hamburger Steak with Garmi Saratoga Potatoes and Compote de Fruits.

Front Cover of 1949 Brochure on Tourist Class Accommodations on Cunard White Star Ships.

1949 - Cunard White Star Tourist Class on the "Big Four"

This 1949 booklet provides views of spacious public rooms and tasteful cabins of the Tourist Class on the "Big Four" of the Cunard White Star Line.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Luncheon Bill of Fare - 29 August 1949

1949-08-29 RMS Queen Elizabeth Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 29 August 1949 featured Corned Brisket of Beef and Vegetables, Vienna Steak, Tomato Sauce, and Ice Cream for dessert.

1951-11-13 RMS Mauretania

1951-11-13 RMS Mauretania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 13 November 1951
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Havre
  • Commander: Captain D. W. Sorrell
Front Cover, Program of Events for Friday, 6 June 1952 on Board the RMS Queen Mary.

1952-06-06 Events Program - RMS Queen Mary

Daily program of social events onboard the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line featured several notices related to the Rotarians, Lions International, Kiwanis, US Customs - Landing Cards and Baggage Declarations, and a table tennis tournament. Other events were listed for the day from 7:00 am swimming to 12:30 am dancing.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 11 May 1952

1952-05-11 RMS Queen Elizabeth Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 11 May 1952 featured Poached Halibut, Marguery, Braised American Ham, Madeire, and Pears Belle Hélène for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 12 June 1952

1952-06-12 RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 12 June 1952 featured Savory Lamb and Vegetable Stew, Baked Pork and Boston Beans, and Rice Custard Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 15 June 1952

1952-06-15 RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 15 June 1952 featured Roast Loin of Pork, Savory and Apple Sauce, Filets of Haddock, Mornay, and Blueberry Pie for dessert.

Breakfast Bill of Fare Card, RMS Queen Mary, Cunard Line, June 1952

1952-06-16 RMS Queen Mary Breakfast Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from 16 June 1952 offered standard American breakfast fare and treasures like Sauté of Kidney and Finnan Haddie in Milk.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Dinner Bill of Fare - 18 June 1952

1952-06-18 RMS Queen Elizabeth Dinner Menu

Extensive Vintage Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 18 June 1952 featured Bitock à la Russe , Rack of Lamb. Mascotte, and Soufflé Mercédès for dessert.

RMS Queen Elizabeth Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 19 June 1952

1952-06-19 RMS Queen Elizabeth Breakfast Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from 19 June 1952 featured a large selection of breakfast fare including Fried Lemon Sole au Citron, Eggs en Cocotte à la Crème, and Broiled American and Danish Bacon.

Front Cover - RMS Queen Mary Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 11 August 1952

1952-08-11 RMS Queen Mary Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 11 August 1952 featured Baked Bradenham Ham, Florentine, Roast Stuffed Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, and Orange Pudding for dessert. This Bill of Fare included "Yearbook" style autographs and well wishies from fellow passengers.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 12 August 1952

1952-08-12 RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 12 August 1952 featured Grilled Fillet of Cod, Herb Butter, Lamb Chop and Saratogas, and Macédoine of Fruit for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Dinner Bill of Fare - 15 March 1953

1953-03-15 RMS Queen Mary Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Sunday, 15 March 1953 featured Sirloin Steak, Sauce Choron, Ham Slice, Glazed Pineapple, and Soufflé Printanier for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Dinner Bill of Fare - 28 March 1953

1953-03-28 RMS Queen Mary Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Saturday, 28 March 1953 featured Poached Turbot. Sauce Riche, Braised Calf's Sweetbreads, St. Cloud, and Charlotte Russe for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 29 March 1953

1953-03-29 RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 29 March 1953 featured Fillet of Whiting, Orly, Frankfurter Sausage and Sauerkraut, and Lemon Chiffon Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Dinner Bill of Fare - 29 March 1953

1953-03-29 RMS Queen Mary Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Sunday, 29 March 1953 featured Poached Fillet of Plaice, Sauce Vin Blanc, Veal and Ham Croquettes. Périgourdine, and Almond Sponge Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 30 March 1953

1953-03-30 RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 30 March 1953 featured Roast Stuffed Shoulder of Veal, Portugaise, Braised Ox Tail with Vegetables, and Blueberry and Apple Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Dinner Bill of Fare - 30 March 1953

1953-03-30 RMS Queen Mary Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Monday, 30 March 1953 featured Fried Fillet of Flounder and Lemon, Calf's Head, Vinaigrette, and Peach Shortcake for dessert.

RMS Queen Mary Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 31 March 1953

1953-03-31 RMS Queen Mary Breakfast Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Tuesday, 31 March 1953 featured Scotch Minced Collops, Buckwheat and Griddle Cakes, and Fried, Turned, and Poached Eggs.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 31 March 1953

1953-03-31 RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 31 March 1953 featured Boiled Flat Ribs of Beef, Française, Filets of Cod, Grenobloise, and Cherry Flan for dessert.

Front Cover - RMS Queen Mary Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 1 April 1953

1953-04-01 RMS Queen Mary Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 1 April 1953 featured Suprême of Turbot, Arlequin, Velouté Agnès Sorel, and Peach Melba for dessert. A page of autographs from fellow passengers was included.

RMS Queen Mary Breakfast Menu Card 2 April 1953

1953-04-02 RMS Queen Mary Breakfast Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from 2 April 1953 featured Finnam Haddie in Milk, Broiled Breakfast Bacon and Chipped Beef in Cream, and Buckwheat and Griddle Cakes.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 2 April 1953

1953-04-02 RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 2 April 1953 featured Fillet of Lemon Sole, Meunière, Corned Round and Brisket of Beef with Dumplings, and Rice Custard Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 11 June 1953

1953-06-11 RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 11 June 1953 featured Spaghetti al Sugo, Grilled Cod, Maître d’Hôtel, and Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Luncheon Bill of Fare - 12 June 1953

1953-06-12 RMS Queen Elizabeth Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 12 June 1953 featured Fresh Haddock, Dugléré, Pork Sausage, Devilled Sauce, and Apple Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Luncheon Bill of Fare - 14 June 1953

1953-06-14 RMS Queen Elizabeth Luncheon Menu

Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 14 June 1953 on board the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line featured Fried Fillet of Flounder and Lemon, Filet Steak, Bordelaise, and Plum Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Dinner Bill of Fare - 14 June 1953

1953-06-14 RMS Queen Elizabeth Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Sunday, 14 June 1953 featured Risotto à la Grecque, Calf’s Feet en Tortue, and Blueberry Sundae for dessert.

Front Cover - RMS Queen Elizabeth Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 15 June 1953

1953-06-15 RMS Queen Elizabeth Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 15 June 1953 featured Vol au Vent à la Reine, Baked Cloved Ham, Marsala, and Pineapple Royale for dessert. Autographs of fellow passengers accompany this menu.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 8 June 1955

1955-06-08 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 8 June 1955 featured Roast Ribs and Sirloin of Beef, Hominy Fritters, Horseradish Cream, Poached Fresh Gaspe Salmon, Cucumber, Parsley Sauce, and Printanière Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 10 June 1955

1955-06-10 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Friday, 10 June 1955 featured Braised Calf's Sweetbreads, Maintenon, Roast Duckling, Savory and Apple Sauce, and Coupe Edna May for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 11 June 1955

1955-06-11 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 11 June 1955 featured Cocky Leeky, Poulet de Grain Grille au Cresson, and Poire Melba for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 11 June 1955

1955-06-11 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare Card from Saturday, 11 June 1955 featured Roast Leg, Loin and Shoulder of Lamb. Mint Sauce and Jelly, Roast Young Tom Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, and Meringue Glace Chantilly for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 12 June 1955

1955-06-12 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 12 June 1955 featured Fried Fillets of Whitefish, Rémoulade Sauce, Cote d’Agneau Grillee, aux Petits Pois, and Compote of Peaches for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 12 June 1955

1955-06-12 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Colorful Vintage Bill of Fare from Sunday, 12 June 1955 featured Pied de veau Vinaigrette, Roast Milk-Fed Chicken Financière, and Coupe aux Fraises for dessert.

RMS Franconia Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 13 June 1955

1955-06-13 RMS Franconia Breakfast Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from 13 June 1955 offered passengers a typical American breakfast including fruit, cereal, eggs, bacaon, toast and marmalade.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 13 June 1955

1955-06-13 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 13 June 1955 featured Tete de Veau, Américaine, Creamed Chicken on Waffle Cake, and Cardinal Pudding, Sweet Sauce for dessert. The cover is a painting of the Cunard Building in Liverpool.

Front Cover - RMS Scythia Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 21 July 1955

1955-07-21 RMS Scythia Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 21 July 1955 featured Contre Filet of Beef, Demi-Glace, Poached Turbot, Hollandaise, and Gateau Au Revoir for dessert.

Tramps & Ladies: My Early Years in Steamers

1959 - Tramps & Ladies: My Early Years in Steamers

This volume concerns the author's life at sea in tramp steamers and then as an officer of the famous Cunard Line in their fashionable transatlantic service. It culminates with Sir James's experiences of the saving of the survivors from the Titanic in 1912.

Catalogue of the Archives of the Cunard Steamship Company

1987 - Cunard Archives Catalogue

When Cunard withdrew its headquarters from Liverpool in favour of Southampton, the surviving archives of the Cunard Steam-Ship Company were deposited with the Archive Unit at the University of Liverpool in batches over the period 1970-1972.

Front Cover, Cunard Line - Merchant Fleets #12

1987 - Cunard Line - Merchant Fleets #12

This volume is a rewrite and massive update of the second volume in the series which detailed the Cunard Line. It covers all 215 ships that have sailed under the company’s flag up to 1986, with complete technical details and histories of every ship.

Front Cover, Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 - 1990 (1991)

1991 - Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 - 1990

Magnificent pictorial tribute to the long line of illustrious ships that sailed for the Cunard Line. Extensive fact-filled text, captions and over 180 photographs and illustrations.

Front Cover, The Cunard Line: A Pictorial History 1840 - 1990

1993 - The Cunard Line: A Pictorial History 1840 - 1990

An Illustrated history of the Cunard Line and the celebrated liners which have served the fleet, from its inception in 1840 to the demise of the great transatlantic liners. 

Exploring the Lusitania: Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking that Changed History

1995 - Exploring the Lusitania

On May 7, 1915 the Lusitania, was sunk by a German U-boat, spurring U.S. involvement in World War I. Now, Dr. Robert Ballard probes the decades-old controversy surrounding this pivotal maritime tragedy

Cunard: Glory Days

1998 - Cunard Glory Days

This book, with page after page of beautiful photographs tells its story. Glory Days: Cunard provides a vivid reminder of the lost grandeur of ocean travel.

Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships

2003 - Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships

In Transatlantic, the experience of crossing the Atlantic is re-created in stunning detail from the varied perspectives of first class, steerage, officers, and crew.

Front Cover, Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth (2004)

2004 - Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth

In paying tribute to the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth, maritime authority William Miller describes their magnificent lounges, staterooms, and other amenities.

 

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