Cunard Line Ephemera 1913-1914

The GG Archives has extensive holdings in Cunard Line Ephemera from the 1880s through 2004. This Index covers the Years 1913-1914; the Collections include 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.

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 of a Saloon Passenger List from the SS Carpathia of the Cunard Line, Departing 4 November 1913 from Fiume to New York via Trieste, Patras, Messina, Naples, Almeria, and Gibraltar

1913-11-04 SS Carpathia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 4 November 1913
  • Route: Fiume to New York via Trieste, Patras, Messina, Naples, Almeria, and Gibraltar
  • Commander: Captain William Prothero
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.

 

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