Cunard Line Ephemera 1930 & 1930s

The GG Archives has extensive holdings in Cunard Line Ephemera from the 1880s through 2004. This Index covers the Year 1930 and the 1930s; 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, Horse Racing Program on Board the RMS Laconia, Undated but Circa 1930s.

1930s - Horse Racing Program - RMS Laconia

Hilarious Horse Racing Program dating from the 1930s performed on the deck of the RMS Laconia of the Cunard White Star Line. Entries included Eve by Rib out of Adam, Jealousy by Nose out of Joint, Stampede by Sale out of Basement, etc.

Front Cover, "Samaria" Jockey Club Horse Racing Program from the 1930s.

1930 - Horse Racing Program - RMS Samaria

The ever-popular "Horse Racing" program from the 1930s, this one on the RMS Samaria of the Cunard White Star Line. Presented by the "Samaria Jockey Club, race entries included Headache by Cocktails out of Various, Slender by Diet out of Vanity, and many more.

Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Aquitania Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List - 29 January 1930.

1930-01-29 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 29 January 1930
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain E. G. Diggle, 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, Cunard Line RMS Aquitania First Class Passenger List - 5 April 1930.

1930-04-05 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 5 April 1930
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain E. G. Diggle, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Scythia Cabin Class Passenger List - 5 April 1930.

1930-04-05 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 5 April 1930
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Belfast, Halifax, and Boston
  • Commander: Captain R. B. Irving, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
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, Cunard Line RMS Aurania Cabin and Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List - 20 June 1930.

1930-06-20 RMS Aurania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 20 June 1930
  • Route: Montreal to London via Plymouth and Le Havre
  • Commander: Captain G. R. Dolphin, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Ascania Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List - 12 July 1930.

1930-07-12 RMS Ascania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 12 July 1930
  • Route: Southampton to Quebec and Montreal via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. A. Hawkes, R.D., R.N.R.
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, Cunard Line RMS Tuscania Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List - 26 July 1930.

1930-07-26 RMS Tuscania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 26 July 1930
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Le Havre
  • Commander: Captain William Rome
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, Cunard Line RMS Mauretania First Class Passenger List - 2 August 1930.

1930-08-02 RMS Mauretania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 2 August 1930
  • Route: Soutampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List - 16 August 1930.

1930-08-16 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 16 August 1930
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir Arthur H. Rostron, K.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
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, Cunard Line RMS Carmania Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List - 30 August 1930.

1930-08-30 RMS Carmania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 30 August 1930
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Le Havre
  • Commander: Captain J. C. Townley, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover of a Cabin Passenger List from the RMS Lancastria of the Cunard Line, Departing 6 September 1930 from Southampton to New York via Southampton and Le Havre

1930-09-06 RMS Lancastria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 6 September 1930
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Le Havre
  • Commander: Captain B. B. Oram, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Ausonia Cabin Class Passenger List - 20 September 1930.

1930-09-20 RMS Ausonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 20 September 1930
  • Route: Southampton to Quebec and Montreal via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain P. A. Murchie, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Scythia Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List - 20 September 1930.

1930-09-20 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 20 September 1930
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain R. B. Irving, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Tourist Third Cabin Events Program on the Cunard RMS Scythia, for Saturday, 20 September 1930

1930-09-20 Events Program - RMS Scythia

Social Events and Sports Tournament Program for the Voyage on the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line Beginning 20 September 1930 for Tourist Third Cabin passengers. Events included Deck Games, Horse Racing, Bridge and Whist, Movies, Concerts, Dances, and a children's party.

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.

Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Carmania Cabin Class Passenger List - 25 October 1930.

1930-10-25 RMS Carmania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 25 October 1930
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Le Havre and Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain J. C. Townley, R.D., R.N.R.

 

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