Cunard Line Ephemera 1951-1952

The GG Archives has extensive holdings in Cunard Line Ephemera from the 1880s through 2004. This Index covers the Years 1951-1952; 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, RMS Queen Mary Dinner Bill of Fare - 12 May 1951

1951-05-12 RMS Queen Mary Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Saturday, 12 May 1951 featured Supreme of Halibut, Cardinal, Medaillon of Veal, Milanaise, and Plum Pudding, Rum Sauce for dessert.

Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Queen Mary Tourist Passenger List - 15 August 1951.

1951-08-15 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 15 August 1951
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain R. G. Thelwell, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
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 of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line, Departing 7 May 1952 from New York to Southampton via Cherbourg

1952-05-07 RMS Queen Elizabeth Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 7 May 1952
  • Route: New York to Southampton via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Commodore G. E. Cove
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 of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, Departing 5 June 1952 from Southampton to New York via Cherbourg

1952-06-05 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 5 June 1952
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain C. I. Thompson.
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, Program of Events for Saturday, 7 June 1952 on Board the RMS Queen Mary.

1952-06-07 Events Program - RMS Queen Mary

Social and Sporting Events Program for Saturday, 7 June 1952 onboard the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line. Cabin Class passengers have many options, including swimming, movies, Rotarian, Lions International, and Kiwanis meetings, concerts, news broadcasts, dancing, and more.

Front Cover, Program of Events for Sunday, 8 June 1952 on Board the RMS Queen Mary.

1952-06-08 Events Program - RMS Queen Mary

Cabin Class Program of Events for Sunday, 8 June 1952 onboard the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line. Scheduled activities included a table tennis tournament, "Age Please" competition, movies, swimming gala, news broadcasts, concerts, horse races, dancing, and more.

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 of a First Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line, Departing 18 June 1952 from New York to Southampton via Cherbourg

1952-06-18 RMS Queen Elizabeth Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 18 June 1952
  • Route: New York to Southampton via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Commodore G. E. Cove, C.B.E.
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 Dinner Bill of Fare - 19 June 1952

1952-06-19 RMS Queen Mary Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Thursday, 19 June 1952 featured Suprême of Turbot, Véronique, Pigeon en Cocotte, Polonaise, and Pineapple Soufflé for dessert.

Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, Departing 7 August 1952 from Southampton to New York via Cherbourg

1952-08-07 RMS Queen Mary Cabin Class Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 7 August 1952
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain H. Grattidge, O.B.E.
Front Cover of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, Departing 7 August 1952 from Southampton to New York via Cherbourg

1952-08-07 RMS Queen Mary Tourist Class Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 7 August 1952
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain H. Grattidge, O.B.E.
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.

 

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