Cunard Line Ephemera 1953-1954

The GG Archives has extensive holdings in Cunard Line Ephemera from the 1880s through 2004. This Index covers the Years 1953-1954; 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 Side, Cunard Line Tourist Class Passage Ticket for Passage on the RMS Queen Mary, Departing from New York for Southampton Dated 7 February 1953.

1953-02-07 Tourist Class Passage Ticket -- New York to Southampton -- RMS Queen Mary

Tourist Class passage ticket on the Cunard Line RMS Queen Mary, sailing from New York for Southampton on 7 February 1953 on Pier 90, North River where passengers embarked between 8:30 and 11:30 am for this voyage.

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 of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line, Departing 20 March 1953 from Southampton to Halifax via Le Havre

1953-03-20 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 20 March 1953
  • Route: Southampton to Halifax via Le Havre
  • Commander: Captain A. MacKellar, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, Departing 28 March 1953 from New York to Southampton via Cherbourg

1953-03-28 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 28 March 1953
  • Route: New York to Southampton via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain C. I. Thompson
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 of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the MV Britannic of the Cunard Line, Departing 10 April 1953 from Liverpool to New York via Cobh

1953-04-10 MV Britannic Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 10 April 1953
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Cobh
  • Commander: Captain J. W. Caunce, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line, Departing 11 June 1953 from Southampton to New York via Cherbourg

1953-06-11 RMS Queen Elizabeth Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 11 June 1953
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Commodore H. Grattidge, O.B.E
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 of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, Departing 1 July 1953 from Southampton to New York via Cherbourg

1953-07-01 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 1 July 1953
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain D. W. Sorrell
Front Cover of a First Class Passenger List from the RMS Mauretania of the Cunard Line, Departing 4 August 1953 from Southampton to New York Via Le Havre and Cobh

1953-08-04 RMS Mauretania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 4 August 1953
  • Route: Southampton to New York Via Le Havre and Cobh
  • Commander: Captain D. W. Sorrell.
Front Cover of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, Departing 12 August 1953 from New York to Southampton via Cherbourg

1953-08-12 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 12 August 1953
  • Route: New York to Southampton via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain C. I. Thompson
Front Cover of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, Departing 16 September 1953 from Southampton to New York via Cherbourg

1953-09-16 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 16 September 1953
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain D. W. Sorrell
Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Mauretania of the Cunard Line, Departing 27 May 1954 from New York to Southampton Via Cobh and Le Havre

1954-05-27 RMS Mauretania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 27 May 1954
  • Route: New York to Southampton Via Cobh and Le Havre
  • Commander: Captain A. D. Fasting, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, Departing 1 July 1954 from Southampton to New York via Cherbourg

1954-07-01 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 1 July 1954
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain D. W. Sorrell
Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, Departing 7 July 1954 from New York to Southampton via Cherbourg

1954-07-07 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 7 July 1954
  • Route: New York to Southampton via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain D. W. Sorrell
Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Mauretania of the Cunard Line, Departing 15 July 1954 from Southampton to New York Via Le Havre and Cobh

1954-07-15 RMS Mauretania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 15 July 1954
  • Route: Southampton to New York Via Le Havre and Cobh
  • Commander: Captain R. G. Thelwell, O.B.E., R.D., (Cmdr. R.N.R., Rtd.)
Front Cover of a First Class Passenger List from the RMS Media of the Cunard Line, Departing 7 August 1954 from Liverpool to New York

1954-08-07 RMS Media Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 7 August 1954
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain F. G. Watts, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard Line, Departing 26 August 1954 from Southampton to New York via Cherbour

1954-08-26 RMS Queen Elizabeth Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 26 August 1954
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain R. G. Thelwell, O.B.E., R.D. (Cmdr. R.N.R., Rtd.)
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Queen Elizabeth Tourist Passenger List - 23 December 1954.

1954-12-23 RMS Queen Elizabeth Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 23 December 1954
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Commodore C. I. Thompson

 

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