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Cunard Line History and Ephemera (1920-Forward)

The GG Archives has extensive holdings in Cunard Line Ephemera from the 1880s through 1954. This Section covers 1920-1954. The Collections includes Passenger Lists, Steamship Tickets, Brochures, Menus, Periodicals, Books, Photographs and Miscellaneous Other Ephemera.

Front Cover, Cunard Tourist Third Cabin Accommodations Brochure. Undated, Circa Late 1920s

1920s Brochure - Cunard Tourist Third Cabin Accommodations

Tourist Third Cabin replaced the old Third Class on the Cunard Steamships. Photo journal of the accommodations found in the new Tourist Third Cabin class.

Front Cover, Cunard to Liverpool via Cobh (Queenstown) - 1920s Brochure from the Cunard Line.

1920s Brochure - Cunard to Liverpool via Cobh (Queenstown)

Superb interior photographs of the Cunard steamships Carinthia, Franconia, Laconia, Samaria, and Scythia makes this an excellent brochure from the 1920s.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Caronia Saloon and Second Cabin Passenger List - 7 August 1920.

1920-08-07 RMS Caronia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 7 August 1920
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown and Halifax
  • Commander: Captain E. G. Diggle, R.N.R.
1921 Brochure Cover, Cunard Line Passengers' Guide to the RMS Mauretania.

1921 Brochure - Cunard Passenger Guide - RMS Mauretania

Shirt Pocket Sized 18-Page brochure from the Cunard Line that provided a handy reference guide to navigating the RMS Mauretania covering all three passenger classes. Lots of information, few images.

1921-06-25 RMS Aquitania

1921-04-30 RMS Mauretania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 30 April 1921
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain A. H. Rostron, C.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, RMS Aquitania Luncheon Bill of Fare - 27 June 1921

1921-06-27 RMS Aquitania Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare Card from 27 June 1921 featured Fillets of Codfish—Bercy, Boiled Leg of Mutton Caper Sauce, and Rice Pudding for dessert. Cunard Line Republic of France Emblem appeared on the reverse side.

Front Cover of The Cunarder Travel Magazine for July 1921

1921-07 The Cunarder Travel Magazine

Featured Articles include: A Motor Trip from London to Bath, By Adelaide Bragg Gillespie; The Golf Courses of Scotland, By John Arnot and The Pine Forests of Switzerland.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Scythia Saloon and Second Class Passenger List - 20 August 1921.

1921-08-20 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 20 August 1921
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
1921-06-25 RMS Aquitania

1921-06-25 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 25 June 1921
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir James Charles
Front Cover of the Christmas Number of the Cunarder Travel Magazine for December 1921

1921-12 Cunarder Travel Magazine Christmas Number

Fetured Articles were 'Twas Christmas on the "Aquitania," By Charles Welton; The Playground of Europe, By Dorothy Cocks; and, The wormen's fashion number -- Wraps In Which To Welcome Atlantic Breezes, By Julia Marquis.

Front Cover - Cunard To Boston. Published by the Cunard Steam Ship Company Limited - 1922

1922 Brochure - Cunard To Boston

The re-opening of the Liverpool-Queenstown-Boston Service with the RMS Samaria.

1922-08-12 RMS Aquitania

1922-08-12 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Ship: RMS Aquitania
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 12 August 1922
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir James Charles, K.B.E., C.B., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Scythia Saloon and Second Class Passenger List - 17 August 1922.

1922-08-17 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 17 August 1922
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
1922-08-24 RMS Laconia

1922-08-24 RMS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 24 August 1922
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. H. Hossack, R.D., R.N.R
Front Cover, RMS Scythia Concert Program in Aid of the Seamen's Charities of New York and Liverpool, Thursday, 24 August 1922.

1922-08-24 Charity Concert Program - RMS Scythia

Benefit Musical Concert onboard the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line to aid various seamen's charities of New York and Liverpool. These concerts were conducted several times during each voyage, with separate performances for each class of passenger.

Front Cover for the Special Mediterranean Cruise Issue of The Cunarder Travel Magazine for November 1922

1922-11 Cunarder Travel Magazine - Special Mediterranean Cruise Issue

Volume 3, Number 5, November 1922 issue of the Cunarder, the Special Mediterranean Cruise Issue featured article was Highlights Of A Mediterranean Cruise, By Frank A. Owen.

Cover, The Liverpool Route from Boston and New York via Queenstown (Cobh)

1923 Brochure - Cunard - The Liverpool Route

16- Page Brochure provides insight into the Liverpool Route that is shared by both the Cunard Line and Anchor Line.

Front Cover for a Special Scandinavian Issue of the Cunarder for May 1923

1923-05 Cunarder Travel Magazine - Special Scandinavian Issue

The Cunarder, Volume 4, Number 5, May 1923 was a Special Scandinavian Issue that featured many articles about touring Scandinavia and their beautiful cities.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Berengaria Saloon and Second Class Passenger List - 5 May 1923.

1923-05-05 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 5 May 1923
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Andania Cabin Passenger List - 8 June 1923.

1923-06-08 RMS Andania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 8 June 1923
  • Route: Southampton to Quebec & Montreal via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain E. T. Britten, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Samaria Second Class Passenger List - 26 July 1923.

1923-07-26 RMS Samaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 26 July 1923
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh),
  • Commander: Captain G. S. Horsburgh, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Samaria Second Class Passenger List - 23 August 1923.

1923-08-23 RMS Samaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 23 August 1923
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain G. S. Horsburgh, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Berengaria Second Class Passenger List - 25 August 1923.

1923-08-25 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 25 August 1923
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover of the Special Soctch and English Number of the Cunarder Travel Magazine for September 1923

1923-09 The Cunarder: Special Scotch and English Number

The September 1923 Issue of the Cunarder, the Special Scotch and English Number featured article included: "So This Is London!" by A Recently Returned New Yorker, with Cartoons by Herman Roeg.

1923-09-15 RMS Berengaria

1923-09-15 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 15 September 1923
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Aquitania Second Class Passenger List - 3 November 1923.

1923-11-03 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 3 November 1923
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir James Charles, K.B.E., C.B., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover of the Christmas & Winter Issue of the Cunarder Magazine, December 1923.

1923-12 The Cunarder, Christmas - Winter Issue

The December 1923 Christmas - Winter Issue of the Cunarder Magazine featured article was Christmas in the Desert, by Donald Townsend. Women's fashion of the day was illustrated by On the Crest of the Wave of Fashion number.

1923-12-12 RMS Berengaria

1923-12-12 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 12 December 1923
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine
Front Cover of the Cunarder Magazine for February 1924 Featuring Prague - The City of Legends

1924-02 The Cunarder: Prague - The City of Legends

The February 1924 issue of The Cunarder Magazine featured article was Prague - The City of Legends, by Dr. Borivoj Prusik. The women's Fashion piece was represented by On the Crest of the Wave of Fashion.

Front Cover of the March 1924 Cunarder Magazine Featuring Budapest, Hungary

1924-03 The Cunarder: Budapest Hungary Issue

The March 1924 issue of The Cunarder featured a number of articles on Budapest Hungary. On the Crest of the Wave of Fashion featured women's fashion on board the steamships.

1924-05-24 RMS Berengaria

1924-05-24 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 24 May 1924
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. R. D. Irvine
Front Cover of the Cunarder Magazine Mediterranean Special Issue for July 1934

1924-07 The Cunarder Magazine: Mediterranean Special Issue

The July 1924 issue of The Cunarder was a Mediterranean Special Issue featured article was A Holiday on the Mediterranean, by A.E. Burroughs.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Antonia Cabin Passenger List - 10 July 1924.

1924-07-10 RMS Antonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 10 July 1924
  • Route: Cherbourg to Quebec & Montreal via Southampton and Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain P. A. Murchie
  • Note: Koch and Trump are listed among the cabin passengers.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Aquitania Saloon Passenger List - 26 July 1924.

1924-07-26 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 26 July 1924
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir James Charles, K.B.E., C.B., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard RMS Andania Cabin Passenger List - 1 August 1924.

1924-08-01 RMS Andania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 1 August 1924
  • Route: Southampton to Quebec & Montreal via Cherbourg & Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain R. V. Peel., R.N.R.
Menu Cover, Dinner Menu, Cunard Line RMS Andania - 1924

1924-08-06 RMS Andania Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare Card from 6 August 1924 featured Fillets of Brill—Cardinal, Salmi of Duckling -- Green Peas, and Prime Ribs and Sirloin of Beef -- Horseradish.

Front Cover, Cunard Line Entertainment in Aid of British & American Seamen's Instituions, 21 August 1924.

1924-08-21 Cunard Line Charity Program - RMS Aquitania

Program of Entertainment in Aid of British & American Seamen's Institutions Held on Board the RMS Aquitania in the Second Class Dining Room on Thursday, 21 August 1924 at 9:15 pm. Mr. William Ryan, Chairman; Commodore Sir James Charles, K.B.E., C.B., R.D., R.N.R. (Rtd.), Captain.

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Caronia Cabin Passenger List - 23 August 1924.

1924-08-23 RMS Caronia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 23 August 1924
  • Route: Liverpool to Quebec via Belfast
  • Commander: Captain E. G. Diggle, R.D., R.N.R.
Children's Party Menu, Cunard Line RMS Aquitania, 1924

1924-10-01 RMS Aquitania Children's Party Menu

Very rare Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 1 October 1924. Although it didn't state the class, we suspect that it was for Cabin Class passengers.

Front Cover of the Cunarder Magazine for November 1924 - A Special West Indies Number

1924-11 The Cunarder Magazine: Special West Indies Number

The November 1924 issue of The Cunarder, a Special West Indies Number, featured article was: Highlights of a West Indies Cruise, by T.R. West.

Front Cover of the Special Issue of The Cunarder for February 1925 Featuring England, Wales and the British Countryside

1925-02 The Cunarder Magazine: England, Wales and The British Countryside

The February 1925 issue of The Cunarder -- the England, Wales and The British Countryside. Women's Fashions piece On the Crest of the Wave of Fashion reappeared with this issue.

1925-05-06 RMS Andania

1925-05-06 RMS Andania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 6 May 1925
  • Route: Hamburg to Halifax NS and New York via Southampton, Cherbourg, and Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain E. G. Diggle
Front Cover of the June 1925 Issue of The Cunarder - A Special Wembley Number

1925-06 The Cunarder Magazine: Special Wembley Number

The June 1925 issue of The Cunarder: Special Wembley Number, Vol. 8 No. 6 featured article was Wonders Old and New at Wembley, by J.S. Crawford. On the Crest of the Wave of Fashion presents the latest in Onboard Fashions for Women.

Front Cover, Sports Tournament Program on Board the RMS Berengaria at Sea, 9th and 10th of September, 1925.

1925-09-09 Sports Tournament Program - RMS Berengaria

Sports Tournament Program covers two days of a voyage beginning 9 September 1925 onboard the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line. Featured Events included Sack Race, Potato Race, Shuffleboard, Pillow Fight, and Deck Tennis. A Fancy Dress Ball was held after the event for awarding of prizes.

1925-08-15 RMS Ausonia

1925-08-15 RMS Ausonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 15 August 1925
  • Route: Southampton to Quebec and Montreal via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain G. Gibbons, R.D., R.N.R.
1925-08-21 RMS Alaunia

1925-08-21 RMS Alaunia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 21 August 1925
  • Route: Liverpool to Quebec and Montreal via Belfast
  • Commander: Captain J. G. Saunders
Farewell Dinner Menu, RMS Berengaria 1926

1926-08-26 RMS Berengaria Farewell Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Thursday, August 26, 1926 on a westbound voyage that arrived at New York the following day. Featured items included Poached Salmon -- Hollandaise Sauce, Boiled Chicken -- Béchamel, and Kathrine Cake for Dessert.

Front Cover of the September 1926 Cunarder Travel Magazine

1926-09 The Cunarder: A Travel Magazine

Delightful Cunard Travel Magazine Offers Photographs and Articles on Destinations, Fashions, and Who's Who on the Cunarders.

Front Cover, Second Class to Europe fromn Boston to Queenstown and Liverpool.

1927 - Cunard Line Second Class to Europe

12-Page brochure covers the Boston to Europe route of the Cunard Line in 1927. Interior photographs help to illustrate the second class accommodations available on the Samaria, Scythia, and Laconia.

Front Cover, Cunard Wine List from April 1927

1927-04 Cunard Line Wine, Spirits, and Tobacco List and Menu

Superb expansive Wine List from April 1927 features an extensive listing of Champagnes, Wines, Liqueurs, Beer, Mineral and Medicinal Waters along with the finest tobacco products and Playing Cards.

Private Dinner Bill of Fare - RMS Berengaria, 1927

1927-06-21 RMS Berengaria Private Dinner Party Menu

This is a private Bill of Fare for passengers on a 21 June 1927 westbound voyage that originated from Southampton destined for New York. Bill of Fare selections were written in French.

Breakfast Menu, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria 1927

1927-08-05 RMS Berengaria Breakfast Menu

Elegant Vintage Bill of Fare from 5 August 1927 featured an extensive array of offerings including Calf's Liver - Piquante Sauce, Boneless Codfish — Cream Sauce, Mutton Chops, and a wide variety of cereals, fruits, eggs and omelettes, cakes, breads, and beverages.

Front Cover, RMS Caronia Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 3 September 1927

1927-09-03 RMS Caronia Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Tourist Third Class Bill of Fare Card from 3 September 1927 featured Roast Ribs and Sirloin of Beef, Horseradish Sauce, Fried Fillet of Lemon Sole, and Blueberry Pie for dessert.

RMS Aquitania 26 November 1927

1927-11-26 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 26 November 1927
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir James Charles
RMS Laconia 18 August 1928

1928-08-18 RMS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 18 August 1928
  • Route: Liverpool to Halifax, Boston and New York via Queenstown
  • Commander: Captain M. Doyle
1928-09-26 SS Mauretania

1928-09-26 SS Mauretania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 26 September 1928
  • Route: New York to Plymouth, Cherbourg, and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain R. L. Alexander, D.S.O., R.D., R.N.R.

Front Side of US Immigration Inspection Card, Norwegian Immigrant, Lauri A. Grava from Haugo, Voss, Norway, Contract Ticket No. 45947, Departing from Liverpool on the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line on 27 October 1928.

Front Side of US Immigration Inspection Card, Norwegian Immigrant, Josua Grava from Haugo, Voss, Norway

1928-10-27 US Immigrant Inspection Cards - RMS Scythia

Inspection Cards used as a landing card and shown on request to a U.S. Immigration Inspector. Norwegian Immigrants Lauri A. Grava and Josua Grava from Haugo made the journey from Liverpool to Boston on board the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line.

Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria Second Class Passenger List - 20 March 1929.

1929-03-20 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Aquitania First Class Passenger List - 18 May 1929.

1929-05-18 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 18 May 1929
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: E. G. Diggle, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, SS Aurania Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 28 June 1929

1929-06-28 SS Aurania Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 28 June 1929 featured Suprême of Brett, Cardinal, Fillets of Lake Trout, Meunière, and Petits Fours for dessert. Many autographs were included with this menu.

Front Cover, Cunard Line TSS Tuscania Tourist Third Class Passenger List - 10 July 1929.

1929-07-10 TSS Tuscania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 10 July 1929
  • Route: New York to London via Plymouth and Le Havre
  • Commander: Captain William Rome
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria First Class Passenger List - 16 July 1929.

1929-07-16 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

Front Cover, RMS Berengaria Dinner Bill of Fare - 17 July 1929

1929-07-17 RMS Berengaria Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 17 July 1929 featured Tournedos — Mascotte, Croquette of Chicken — Maréchale, and Soufflé Pudding Suchard for dessert.

RMS Berengaria Breakfast Bill of Fare 18 July 1929

1929-07-18 RMS Berengaria Breakfast Menu

An expansive vintage Bill of Fare from 18 July 1929 featured Grilled Spanish Mackerel — Fines Herbes, Omelettes, Hashed Turkey -- Creole style and American and Wiltshire Smoked and Pale Bacon.

Front Cover, Concert Program on Board the RMS Berengaria in Aid of British and American Seamen's Institutions, 19 July 1929.

1929-07-19 Charity Concert Program - RMS Berengaria

Variety show and musical extravaganza for the benefit of British and American seamen's institutions performed onboard the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line for First Class passengers. Sir Arthur H. Rostron, former captain of the SS Carpathia, was the Commodore and Commander of the Berengaria.

Front Cover, RMS Berengaria Luncheon Bill of Fare - 21 July 1929

1929-07-21 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

Elegant Vintage Luncheon Bill of Fare from 21 July 1929 on board the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line featured an extensive selection including Escalope of Veal-Forestière, Ravioli à Ia Bolognaise, and Gelée au Vin for dessert.

Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Scythia Cabin Passenger List - 27 July 1929.

1929-07-27 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 27 July 1929
  • 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, Cunard Line TSS Tuscania Second Class Passenger List - 9 August 1929.

1929-08-09 TSS Tuscania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 9 August 1929
  • Route: New York to London via Plymouth and Le Havre
  • Commander: Captain William Rome
RMS Aquitania 10 August 1929

1929-08-10 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 10 August 1929
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Tuscania Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List - 24 August 1929.

1929-08-24 RMS Tuscania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 24 August 1929
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Le Havre
  • Commander: Captain William Rome
Front Cover, Events Program for a September 1929 Voyage of the RMS Aquitania of the Cunard Line.

1929-09 Program of Events - RMS Aquitania

Program of Entertainment Events onboard the RMS Aquitania of the Cunard Line. Covers Monday through Thursday during a Voyage in September 1929. The program includes the names of passengers on the Entertainment Committee. Primary activities include Deck Tennis, Shuffleboard, Bullboard, Bridge, Ping-Pong, Horse Racing, and Dancing.

Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List - 7 September 1929.

1929-09-07 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 7 September 1929
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Carinthia First Class Passenger List - 28 September 1929.

1929-09-28 RMS Carinthia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 28 September 1929
  • Route: Liverpool to New York via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain R. V. Peel, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Scythia Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List - 19 October 1929.

1929-10-19 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 19 October 1929
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Queenstown (Cobh) and Galway
  • Commander: Captain R. B. Irving, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
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

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • 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

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • 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

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • 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

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • 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

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • 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

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • 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

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 2 August 1930
  • Route: Soutampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
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, 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.

Spanning the Atlantic

1931 - Spanning the Atlantic: The History of the Cunard Line

The feat of transporting across a dangerous ocean more people than inhabit some of our states with the loss, in time of peace, of but four lives, especially as these four lives were only the toll of an predictable caprice of the waves.

Front Cover, Events Program for the Cunard RMS Scythia, Saturday, 10 January 1931.

1931-01-10 Events Program - RMS Scythia

Informative Events Program from the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line. It covers a voyage from Liverpool to New York beginning 10 January 1931. Brief explanations of the many Deck Sports were provided to the passengers helps to make this an exceptional program from that era of ocean liner travel.

RMS Berengaria 2 May 1931

1931-05-02 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 2 May 1931
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain E. T. Britten
1931-05-02 SS Laconia II

1931-05-02 SS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 2 May 1931
  • Route: New York and Boston to Liverpool via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain M. Doyle
SS Franconia Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 18 October 1931

1931-10-18 RMS Franconia Breakfast Menu Card

Bill of Fare from 18 October 1931 offered an extensive array of the typical American breakfast including fruit, cereal, eggs, bacon, sausage, toast and preserves.

Front Cover of The Cunarder - A Travel Magazine, November 1931

1931-11 The Cunarder Magazine

The November 1931 issue of The Cunarder featured articles included: Five Ways to See Havana By Vincent Engels and Cartagena Recalls Medieval Spain By Elaine Bickerstaffe. Women's Fashion Article Hand Knitted Tweeds For Travelers By Ruth Seder.

Front Cover, Cunard Line SS Berengaria Cruise Passenger List - 2 September 1932.

1932-09-02 SS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cruise Passengers
  • Date of Departure: 2 September 1932
  • Route: New York to Halifax and Return
  • Commander: Captain E. T. Britten, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria Tourist Passenger List - 17 September 1932.

1932-09-17 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 17 September 1932
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain E. T. Britten, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Aquitania Tourist Passenger List - 1 October 1932.

1932-10-01 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 1 October 1932
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain R. B. Irving, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, The Cunarder: A Modern Travel Magazine, May 1933

1933-05 The Cunarder Magazine

The May 1933 issue of The Cunarder Magazine featured articles included: The Swedes Love Superfluity By Susan Smith; Exotic Journey By Charles T. Trego; and Knitting: The New Deck Sport By Ruth Seder.

Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria Tourist Passenger List - 29 July 1933.

1933-07-29 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 29 July 1933
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain E. T. Britten, R.D., R.N.R.
Menu Cover, Dinner Menu, RMS Franconia, August 1933, Cunard Line

1933-08-09 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Exceptional cover graphics define this Vintage Bill of Fare from 9 August 1933 that featured Hot and Cold Consomme, Roast Turkey, and Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, Cunarder: A Modern Travel Magazine, September 1933

1933-09 Cunarder Magazine

The September 1933 issue of The Cunarder featured article was Curacao Curiosa Papiamentoe ... Perfume ... Pearls By Albert K. Dawson. Passports to Elegance the Women's Fashion Piece by Cunard Line featured two evening ensembles from Bergdoff Goodman.

Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria Tourist Passenger List - 2 September 1933.

1933-09-02 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 2 September 1933
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain E. T. Britten, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Pirate Farewell Dinner Menu, RMS Franconia, Cunard Line, September 1933

1933-09-06 RMS Franconia Farewell Dinner Menu

The "Pirate" Bill of Fare from 6 September 1933 featured Tournedos -- Tourangelle, Calf's Head, Prime Sirloin & Ribs of Beef, and Roast Quail.

Front Cover, RMS Aquitania Dinner Bill of Fare - 7 November 1933

1933-11-07 RMS Aquitania Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 7 November 1933 featured Boiled Codfish -- Oyster Sauce, Croquettes of Veal and Ham, and Plum Pudding for dessert.

Easter Dinner Menu, RMS Mauretania, Cunard Line, 1934

1934-04-01 RMS Mauretania Easter Dinner Menu

Beautiful graphic cover provides an entryway to an exceptional and extensive Au Revoir Bill of Fare. Entrées included Fresh Turtle Steaks, Sirloin Steaks Chasseur and Roast Quarter of Lamb.

Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria Tourist Passenger List - 5 May 1934.

1934-05-05 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 5 May 1934
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir Edgar Britten, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria First Class Passenger List - 26 June 1935.

1935-06-26 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 26 June 1935
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir Edgar Britten, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria Tourist Class Passenger List - 11 September 1935.

1935-09-11 RMS Berengaria Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 11 September 1935
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir Edgar Britten, R.D., R.N.R.
RMS Scythia 14 September 1935

1935-09-14 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 14 September 1935
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Cobh (Queenstown)
  • Commander: Captain G. R. Dolphin
Front Cover, RMS Aquitania Passenger List - 18 September 1935

1935-09-18 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 18 September 1935
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain R. V. Peel, R.D., Commodore, R.N.R.
Front Cover, RMS Aquitania Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 23 September 1935

1935-09-23 RMS Aquitania Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 23 September 1935 featured Supreme of Brill - Vin Blanc, Veal Pöjarskies, and Plum Pudding -- Brandy Sauce for dessert. Autographs and great graphics and lyrics for the song "Auld Lang Syne."

Menu Cover - Kosher Dinner Menu, RMS Queen Mary, Cunard Line, 8 June 1936

1936-06-08 RMS Queen Mary Strictly Kosher Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Monday, 8 June 1936 featured Boiled Fresh Salmon, Fried Haddock and Corn on the Cob.

Kosher Luncheon Menu, RMS Aquitania, Cunard Line, 8 July 1936

1936-07-08 RMS Aquitania Strictly Kosher Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 8 July 1936 featured Baked Fresh Haddock, Omelette Portugaise and Frankfurters with Sauerkraut.

RMS Samaria 24 July 1936

1936-07-24 RMS Samaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 24 July 1936
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Belfast and Greenock
  • Commander: Captain J. McRostie
Front Cover, Cabaret Concert Program on Board the RMS Samaria, Thursday, 30 July 1936.

1936-07-30 Cabaret Concert Program - RMS Samaria

A Cabaret Concert in the Tourist Class Smoking Room onboard the RMS Samaria of the Cunard White Star Line on 30 July 1936. This charity concert benefited British, American, and Canadian Seamen’s charitable organizations.

RMS Samaria 21 August 1936

1936-08-21 RMS Samaria Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 21 August 1936
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Belfast and Greenock
  • Commander: Captain J. McRostie
Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 8 August 1937

1937-08-08 RMS Queen Mary Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare Card from 8 August 1937 featured Fillets of Sole Chesterfield, Chicken Halibut, Sauce Victoria, and Régence Pudding for dessert.

RMS Franconia 3 September 1937

1937-09-03 RMS Franconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 3 September 1937
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Belfast and Greenock
  • Commander: Captain B. H. Davies
Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 20 August 1938

1938-08-20 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 20 August 1938 featured Sauté of Beefsteak, Bourgeoise, Sea Bass, Portugaise, and Zwieback Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 21 August 1938

1938-08-21 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 21 August 1938 featured Grey Mullet, Provençale, French Lamb Stew, and Gooseberry Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 22 August 1938

1938-08-22 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 22 August 1938 featured Smelts à l'Anglaise, Canneroni à la Capri, and Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 22 August 1938

1938-08-22 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Vintage "Get Together" Bill of Fare from Monday, 22 August 1938 featured Poached Halibut, Sauce Crevette, Paupiette of Beef, Portugaise, and Vanilla and Strawberry Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 23 August 1938

1938-08-23 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 23 August 1938 featured Braised Ox Tail, Bourguignonne, Poached Hake, Crème au Gratin, and Vermicelli Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 24 August 1938

1938-08-24 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 24 August 1938 featured Duckling Cutlets, Clamart, Roast Quarters of Lamb, Mint Sauce, and Neapolitan and Vanilla Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 25 August 1938

1938-08-25 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 25 August 1938 featured Navarin of Lamb, Primeurs, Sirloin Steak, Maître d’hôtel, and Plum Pie for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare -25 August 1938

1938-08-25 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Thursday, 25 August 1938 featured Fillet of Flounder, Meunière, Prime Sirloin and Ribs of Beef, Horseradish, and Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 26 August 1938

1938-08-26 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 26 August 1938 featured Welsh Rarebits, Lamb Chops , and Apple Pie for dessert.

Menu Items, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 26 August 1938

1938-08-26 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Friday, 26 August 1938 featured Poached Halibut, Ménagère, Entrecote Steak, Crisp Onions, and Seville Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 27 August 1938

1938-08-27 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 27 August 1938 featured Navarin of Lamb, Primeurs, Braised Round of Beef, Jardinière, and Tapioca Pudding for dessert.

RMS Franconia Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 27 August 1938

1938-08-27 RMS Franconia Farewell Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from 27 August 1938 featured Poached Salmon, Lobster Sauce, Fried Filet of Sole au Citron, and Bavarois à la Russe for dessert.

RMS Aquitania 7 June 1939

1939-06-07 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 7 June 1939
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain J. C. Townley, R.D., R.N.R
RMS Queen Mary 12 July 1939

1939-07-12 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 12 July 1939
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Commodore R. B. Irving, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R
RMS Aquitania 9 September 1939

1939-09-09 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 9 September 1939
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Commander: Captain George Gibbons

1940-12-26 RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 26 December 1940 featured Broiled Haddock, Sauce Robert, Beefsteak and Kidney Pie, and Sago Custard Pudding for dessert. This Bill of Fare was prepared for "Officers".

1947-02-13 RMS Queen Elizabeth

1947-02-13 RMS Queen Elizabeth Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 13 February 1947
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Commander: Captain C. M. Ford, C.B.E., R.D., R.N.R
1947-05-24 RMS Queen Elizabeth

1947-05-24 RMS Queen Elizabeth Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 24 May 1947
  • Route: New York to Southampton
  • Commander: Captain C. G. Illingworth, R.D., R.N.R
1947-09-11 RMS Queen Elizabeth

1947-09-11 RMS Queen Elizabeth Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 11 September 1947
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Commander: Captain J. D. Snow, R.D., R.N.R
1947-09-19 RMS Queen Mary

1947-09-19 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 19 September 1947
  • Route: Southampton to New York
  • Commander: Commodore C. G. Illingworth, R.D., R.N.R
1947-09-25 RMS Media

1947-09-25 RMS Media Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 25 September 1947
  • Route: Liverpool to New York
  • Commander: Captain R. G. Thelwell, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R
Front Cover, RMS Mauretania Luncheon Bill of Fare - 17 October 1947

1947-10-17 RMS Mauretania Luncheon Menu

Exquisite Bill of Fare from 17 October 1947 featured Braised Ox Tail, Jardinière, Breaded Escalope of Veal with Cole Slaw, Guinea Chicken with Succotash, and Pineapple Crush Pie for Dessert, The elegant cover included a Portrait of James II after Sir Godfrey Kneller.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Mary Luncheon Bill of Fare - 23 December 1947

1947-12-23 RMS Queen Mary Christmas Themed Luncheon Menu

This post war Christmas Season Bill of Fare featured Potage St. Germain, Grilled Fresh Herrings with Mustard Sauce, Tenderloin Hamburger Steak with Garmi Saratoga Potatoes and Compote de Fruits.

Front Cover of 1949 Brochure on Tourist Class Accommodations on Cunard White Star Ships.

1949 - Cunard White Star Tourist Class on the "Big Four"

This 1949 booklet provides views of spacious public rooms and tasteful cabins of the Tourist Class on the "Big Four" of the Cunard White Star Line.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Dinner Bill of Fare - 28 August 1949

1949-08-28 RMS Queen Elizabeth Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Sunday, 28 August 1949 featured Fried Filet of Sole, Anglaise, Roast Chicken, Chipolata Sauce, and Plum Pudding, Sweet Sauce for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Queen Elizabeth Luncheon Bill of Fare - 29 August 1949

1949-08-29 RMS Queen Elizabeth Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 29 August 1949 featured Corned Brisket of Beef and Vegetables, Vienna Steak, Tomato Sauce, and Ice Cream for dessert.

Front Cover, Today's Program of Events for Tuesday, 30 August 1949 on Board the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard White Star.

1949-08-30 Program of Today's Events - RMS Queen Elizabeth

Program of Social and Sporting events onboard the RMS Queen Elizabeth of the Cunard White Star Line for Tuesday, 30 August 1949. Today's activities included movies, concerts, Rotary meeting, children's tea party, horse racing, cocktail hour, BBC newscast, dancing, and community sing-a-long.

Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Queen Mary Cabin Passenger List - 28 January 1950.

1950-01-28 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 28 January 1950
  • Route: New York to Southampton via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain G. E. Cove
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Queen Mary Tourist Passenger List - 8 February 1950.

1950-02-10 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 8 February 1950
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain G. E. Cove
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Queen Mary Tourist Passenger List - 7 October 1950.

1950-10-07 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 7 October 1950
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain H. Dixon
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Queen Mary Tourist Passenger List - 14 October 1950.

1950-10-14 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 14 October 1950
  • Route: New York to Southampton via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain H. Dixon
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, 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 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, 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, 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 - 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.

Front Side, Cunard Line Tourist Class Passage Ticket for Passage on the SS Queen Mary, Departing from New York for Southampton Dated 7 February 1953.

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

Tourist Class passage ticket on the Cunard Line SS 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, 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, 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, Cunard Line RMS Queen Elizabeth Tourist Passenger List - 23 December 1954.

1954-12-23 RMS Queen Elizabeth Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 23 December 1954
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Commodore C. I. Thompson
Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 8 June 1955

1955-06-08 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from Wednesday, 8 June 1955 featured Roast Ribs and Sirloin of Beef, Hominy Fritters, Horseradish Cream, Poached Fresh Gaspe Salmon, Cucumber, Parsley Sauce, and Printanière Pudding for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 10 June 1955

1955-06-10 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Friday, 10 June 1955 featured Braised Calf's Sweetbreads, Maintenon, Roast Duckling, Savory and Apple Sauce, and Coupe Edna May for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 11 June 1955

1955-06-11 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 11 June 1955 featured Cocky Leeky, Poulet de Grain Grille au Cresson, and Poire Melba for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 11 June 1955

1955-06-11 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare Card from Saturday, 11 June 1955 featured Roast Leg, Loin and Shoulder of Lamb. Mint Sauce and Jelly, Roast Young Tom Turkey, Cranberry Sauce, and Meringue Glace Chantilly for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Luncheon Bill of Fare - 12 June 1955

1955-06-12 RMS Franconia Luncheon Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 12 June 1955 featured Fried Fillets of Whitefish, Rémoulade Sauce, Cote d’Agneau Grillee, aux Petits Pois, and Compote of Peaches for dessert.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 12 June 1955

1955-06-12 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Colorful Vintage Bill of Fare from Sunday, 12 June 1955 featured Pied de veau Vinaigrette, Roast Milk-Fed Chicken Financière, and Coupe aux Fraises for dessert.

RMS Franconia Breakfast Bill of Fare Card 13 June 1955

1955-06-13 RMS Franconia Breakfast Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from 13 June 1955 offered passengers a typical American breakfast including fruit, cereal, eggs, bacaon, toast and marmalade.

Front Cover, RMS Franconia Dinner Bill of Fare - 13 June 1955

1955-06-13 RMS Franconia Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 13 June 1955 featured Tete de Veau, Américaine, Creamed Chicken on Waffle Cake, and Cardinal Pudding, Sweet Sauce for dessert. The cover is a painting of the Cunard Building in Liverpool.

Front Cover - RMS Scythia Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 21 July 1955

1955-07-21 RMS Scythia Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Bill of Fare from 21 July 1955 featured Contre Filet of Beef, Demi-Glace, Poached Turbot, Hollandaise, and Gateau Au Revoir for dessert.

Tramps & Ladies: My Early Years in Steamers

1959 - Tramps & Ladies: My Early Years in Steamers

This volume concerns the author's life at sea in tramp steamers and then as an officer of the famous Cunard Line in their fashionable transatlantic service. It culminates with Sir James's experiences of the saving of the survivors from the Titanic in 1912.

Catalogue of the Archives of the Cunard Steamship Company

1987 - Cunard Archives Catalogue

When Cunard withdrew its headquarters from Liverpool in favour of Southampton, the surviving archives of the Cunard Steam-Ship Company were deposited with the Archive Unit at the University of Liverpool in batches over the period 1970-1972.

Front Cover, Cunard Line - Merchant Fleets #12

1987 - Cunard Line - Merchant Fleets #12

This volume is a rewrite and massive update of the second volume in the series which detailed the Cunard Line. It covers all 215 ships that have sailed under the company’s flag up to 1986, with complete technical details and histories of every ship.

Front Cover, Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 - 1990 (1991)

1991 - Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 - 1990

Magnificent pictorial tribute to the long line of illustrious ships that sailed for the Cunard Line. Extensive fact-filled text, captions and over 180 photographs and illustrations.

Front Cover, The Cunard Line: A Pictorial History 1840 - 1990

1993 - The Cunard Line: A Pictorial History 1840 - 1990

An Illustrated history of the Cunard Line and the celebrated liners which have served the fleet, from its inception in 1840 to the demise of the great transatlantic liners. 

Exploring the Lusitania: Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking that Changed History

1995 - Exploring the Lusitania

On May 7, 1915 the Lusitania, was sunk by a German U-boat, spurring U.S. involvement in World War I. Now, Dr. Robert Ballard probes the decades-old controversy surrounding this pivotal maritime tragedy

Cunard: Glory Days

1998 - Cunard Glory Days

This book, with page after page of beautiful photographs tells its story. Glory Days: Cunard provides a vivid reminder of the lost grandeur of ocean travel.

Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships

2003 - Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships

In Transatlantic, the experience of crossing the Atlantic is re-created in stunning detail from the varied perspectives of first class, steerage, officers, and crew.

Front Cover, Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth (2004)

2004 - Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth

In paying tribute to the Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth, maritime authority William Miller describes their magnificent lounges, staterooms, and other amenities.

 

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