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Cunard Line History and Ephemera (1880-1919)

The GG Archives has extensive holdings in Cunard Line Ephemera from the 1880s through 1954. This Index covers the Years 1880-1919, 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.

Front Page, SS Slavonia Onboard Publication of the Cunard Daily Bulletin for 2 October 1904.

1904-10-23 Cunard Daily Bulletin - SS Slavonia Edition

One of the earliest Cunard Daily Bulletins, this SS Slavonia Edition, greeted passengers at breakfast with a four-page morning newspaper comprised of Marconigrams, extracts from the voyage log including daily distance covered, daily weather and recapitulation of the passengers on board.

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
Saloon Passenger List, Page 1 of 2 from the Cunard Daily Bulletin, RMS Ivernia Edition for Wednesday, 28 June 1905.

1905-06-20 RMS Ivernia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 20 June 1905
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Not Stated
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.

Saloon Passenger List, Page 1 of 2 from the Cunard Daily Bulletin, RMS Ivernia Edition for Wednesday, 28 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
Page 1 of 2, RMS Umbria Saloon Passenger List, 22 July 1905, Liverpool to New York via Queenstown.

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: Captain T. Stephens
Front Page, RMS Umbria Onboard Publication of the Cunard Daily Bulletin for 24 July 1905.

1905-07-24 Cunard Daily Bulletin - RMS Umbria Edition

Cunard Daily Bulletin, RMS Umbria Edition, provided readers with plenty of advertisements, short stories, Saloon Passenger List for this voyage, Marconigrams, Views of the Cunard SS Caronia, and Photographs of the RMS Carpathia and RMS Umbria.

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
Saloon Passenger List, RMS Carmania Onboard Publication of the Cunard Daily Bulletin for 7 June 1906.

1906-06-05 RMS Carmania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 5 June 1906
  • Route: New York to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain John Pritchard
Front Page, RMS Carmania Onboard Publication of the Cunard Daily Bulletin for 7 June 1908.

1906-06-07 Cunard Daily Bulletin - RMS Carmania Edition

Cunard Daily Bulletin, RMS Carmania Edition, provided readers with plenty of advertisements, short stories, Saloon Passenger List for this voyage, Marconigrams, and a Photograph of the RMS Carmania.

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.

Saloon Passenger List, RMS Campania, 19 January 1908 Published in the RMS Campania Edition of the Cunard Daily Bulletin for 24 January 1908.

1908-01-19 RMS Campania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 19 January 1908
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain D. Dow, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Page, RMS Campania Onboard Publication of the Cunard Daily Bulletin for 24 January 1908.

1908-01-24 Cunard Daily Bulletin - RMS Campania Edition

Cunard Daily Bulletin, RMS Campania Edition, provided readers with plenty of advertisements, short stories, Saloon Passenger List for this voyage, Marconigrams, Views of the RMS Mauretania, TSS Carpathia, RMS Carmania and Caronia, and the RMS Lusitania.

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
RMS Lusitania Salonn Passenger List for 6 June 1908. Published in the Cunard Daily Bulletin, Lusitania Edition, 10 June 1908.

1908-06-06 RMS Lusitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 6 June 1908
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain James B. Watt
Front Page, RMS Lusitania Onboard Publication of the Cunard Daily Bulletin for 10 June 1908.

1908-06-10 Cunard Daily Bulletin - RMS Lusitania Edition

Cunard Daily Bulletin, RMS Lusitania Edition, provided readers with plenty of advertisements, short stories, Saloon Passenger List for this voyage, Marconigrams, View of the Enquiry Bureau onboard the RMS Carmania and Caronia, and a Photograph of the RMS Lusitania.

Passenger List, RMS Ivernia, Cunard Line, July 1908, Boston to Liverpool

1908-07-15 SS Ivernia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 15 July 1908
  • Route: Boston to Liverpool
  • Commander: Not Stated
Front Page, SS Ivernia Onboard Publication of the Cunard Daily Bulletin for 22 July 1908.

1908-07-22 Cunard Daily Bulletin - SS Ivernia Edition

Cunard Daily Bulletin, SS Ivernia Edition, provided readers with plenty of advertisements, short stories, Saloon Passenger List for this voyage, Marconigrams, View of the Enquiry Bureau onboard the RMS Carmania and Caronia, and a Photograph of the RMS Ivernia.

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: Captain Thomas Potter
Front Page, RMS Etruria Onboard Publication of the Cunard Daily Bulletin for 11 September 1908.

1908-09-11 Cunard Daily Bulletin - RMS Etruria Edition

Cunard Daily Bulletin, RMS Etruria Edition, provided readers with plenty of advertisements, short stories, Saloon Passenger List for this voyage, Marconigrams, View of the RMS Mauretania First Class Stateroom and a Photograph of the RMS Etruria.

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
First Page, Cunard Line SS Saxonia Saloon Class Passenger List - 19 July 1910

1910-07-19 SS Saxonia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon Class
  • Date of Departure: 19 July 1910
  • Route: Boston to Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain Arthur H. Rostron
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
Page 1 of 2, Cunard Line SS Mauretania Saloon Passenger List - 14 June 1911.

1911-06-14 SS Mauretania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 14 June 1911
  • Route: New York for Liverpool via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. T. Turner, R.N.R.
Front Page, SS Mauretania Onboard Publication of the Cunard Daily Bulletin for 17 June 1911.

1911-06-17 Cunard Daily Bulletin - SS Mauretania Edition

Cunard Daily Bulletin, SS Mauretania Edition for 17 June 1911, provided readers with plenty of advertisements, short stories, Saloon Passenger List for this voyage, Marconigrams, and a Photograph and Description of the New Cunard Steamship Ascania.

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.
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