R.M.S. Laconia Passenger List 11 June 1912
Saloon Passenger List for the R.M.S. Laconia of the Cunard Line, Departing 11 June 1912 from Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh), Commanded by Captain W. R. D. Irvine, R.D., R.N.R.
This passenger list contained Map of Cunard Line New Express Route: New York to London & Continent (Direct) via Fishguard.
List of Saloon Passengers
Captain W. R. D. Irvine, R.D., R.N.R.
From Liverpool to Boston
Tuesday, 11 June 1912
Senior Officers and Staff
- Captain: W. R. D. Irvine, R.D.; R.N.R
- Surgeon: H. E. Snowcroft
- Purser: J N. L. Roberts
- Assistant Purser: G. D. Lancaster
- Chief Steward: H. Pyatt
- Typist & Stenographer: Miss Best
- Miss L. Aspinwall
- Mr. H. P. Austin
- Mrs. G. W. Benedict
- Miss F. Benedict
- Mr. Robert Bennett
- Mrs. C. H. Berry
- Mrs. Wilmon W. Blackmar
- Mrs. T. S. Bradlee
- Mr. Robert S. Bradley
- Mrs. Bradley and Maid
- Miss Fannie R. Brewer
- Mr. F. E. Browne
- Mrs. Browne
- Mr. Edward C. Brush
- Mrs. Brush
- Miss M. Butler
- Miss R. Cabot
- Mr. Louis L. B. Chapin
- Mrs. Chapin
- Master R. W. Chapin and Nurse
- Mr. H. M. Chapin
- Mrs. Chapin
- Miss C. R. Chapman
- Mrs. E. W. Clement
- Miss M. Clement
- Mr. N. Hugh Cotton
- Mrs. Cotton
- Miss Lillian Cotton
- Miss Eleanor Cotton
- Mr. F. J. Cragg
- Mrs. D. H. Crosby
- Miss Curtis
- Mr. E. T. Eberhardt
- Mr. A. H. Ellis
- Miss Mary M. Farley
- Mr. E. L. Fergener
- Miss Firpo
- Mr. H. R. French
- Mrs. French
- Mrs. J. L. Frothingham Child and Maid
- Rev. David Fyffe, M.A
- Mr. Henry Dalton
- Mr3. Dalton
- Miss Elsie Dalton
- Miss Ellen B. Dalton
- Mr. George H. Davenport
- Mr. T. H. Davies
- Miss Davies
- Mrs. Jesse A. Dill
- Miss Caroline Dill
- Mr. S. B. Drake
- Mrs. Drake
- Miss Marjorie Drake
- Mr. Thos. B. Draper
- Mrs. Draper
- Miss Nancy T. Draper
- Miss Ruth N. Draper
- Miss Charlotte H. Draper
- Mrs. James B. Grattan
- Mrs. F. E. Groves
- Mr. Henry L. Higginson
- Mrs. Thos. Jefferson Hurley
- Mr. Fred. W. Jacobs
- Mrs. Jacobs
- Mr. S. B. Jennings
- Rev. George A. Lawson
- Mrs. George Lee and Trained Nurse
- Mr. Edgar Levinstein
- Miss M. B. Lewis
- Mrs. G. H. Lincoln
- Miss L. Lowell
- Mr. F. J. Manrique
- Mrs. Manrique
- Mrs. L. G. McMichael and Maid
- Lt.-Cola D. Mercer
- Mrs, Moncrieff
- Miss Moncrieff
- Mr. Moncrieff
- Mr. H. E. Morrell
- Mrs. Adam Reid
- Mrs. C. O. Robinson and Maid
- Miss Phebe Ropes
- Mr. Arnold Schaer
- Mrs. Schaer
- Prof. Martin K. Schermerhorn
- Miss Evelin Sears
- Miss Nora Seccombe
- Mr. Wm. G. Shillaber
- Miss K. B. Shillaber
- Mr. W. W. Slade
- Mrs. Slade
- Mrs. S. P. Snow
- Miss Emily Spackman
- Miss Sturgis
- Miss Sallie M. Sumner
- Mr. J. P. Sweeney
- Miss M. S. Sweeney
- Miss A. A. Noyes
- Mr. C. E. Thomas
- Mrs. Frances V. Parker
- Mrs. Pemberton
- Miss Pemberton
- Mrs. C. H. Preston
- Miss M. J. Watts
- Mrs. A. C. Wheelwright
- Miss M. C. Wheelwright
- Mrs. W. H. Wightman
- Master Wilfred V. Wightman
- Dr. Augusta G. Williams
- Mr. T. S. Williamson
- Mr. G. H. Windeler
- Miss Windeler
- Miss Windeler and Nurse
- Mr. H. Windfeld Hunsen
- Dr. Henry Winstead
- Mrs. Winstead
- Miss M. S. Wren
Information for Passengers
Meals will be served in the Saloon at the following times :—
- Breakfast, from 8-30 to 10
- Luncheon at 1 p.m. ;
- Dinner at 7 o'clock
- Supper, if required, must be ordered before 10 o'clock
The Bar will be closed at 11-30 p.m.
Seats at Table.—Application may be made at any of the Chief Offices in advance, or to the Second Steward on board the steamer on day of sailing.
Divine Service on Sunday at 10-30 a.m.
Baggage.—Passengers are recommended to insure their Baggage, as the Company's liability is strictly limited in accordance with Contract Ticket. All enquiries regarding Baggage on board ship should be addressed to the Baggage Master.
Valuables.—The Company is not responsible for theft if valuables or money are kept in the Staterooms. The same should be placed in charge of the Purser for deposit in his safe, and a receipt will be given on the Company's form. As no charge is made for carriage the Company can not accept any responsibility for loss or damage, however arising, but Passengers can protect themselves by insurance.
Passengers should obtain a receipt on the Company's form for any additional Passage Money or Freight paid on board.
Exchange of Money.—The Purser is authorised to exchange money at the following rates. He will give American money for English at $4.80 to the pound sterling and English money for U.S. Currency at £1 sterling for $4.95.
The Surgeon is authorised to make customary charges, subject to the approval of the Commander, for treating any Passengers at their request for any illness not originating on board the ship. In the case of sickness contracted on board no charge will be made and medicine will be provided free.
Dogs.—Passengers are notified that dogs cannot be landed in Great Britain unless a license has previously been procured from the Board of Agriculture, London. Forms of license must be obtained by direct application to the Department before the dog is taken on board.
Automobiles.—The Purser can give full information to Passengers who wish to hire Automobiles for Touring purposes, and on receipt of instructions will send Marconigram to Head Office ordering same.
Fishguard.—See Special Notice, " Express Route," &c.
Arrivals at Liverpool.—Time of Landing Passengers.—When any of the Company's steamers arrive alongside the Liverpool Landing Stage after 8 p.m. it is optional for the Passengers to no on shore that night. In the event, however, of their remaining on board, they will be landed after breakfast the following morning, either at the stage or in dock as circumstances may make desirable.
When the vessel reaches the river but does not come alongside the Stage, to prevent inconvenience and to meet emergencies, any Passengers desirous of disembarking will, on arrival of the steamer, be landed, with hand baggage only, by tender, provided that the Purser is advised before leaving Fishguard or Queenstown of the passenger's wish to do so. Notice will be placed in the Companionway on arrival at Fishguard or Queenstown advising Passengers of anticipated arrival at Liverpool, and arrangements for landing.
Arrivals in Boston.—When any of the Company's steamers arrive at the Wharf after 8 p.m., Passengers have the option of remaining on board over night and landing after Breakfast the following morning.
Chairs and Rugs May Be Hired at a Cost of 4/- (or $1) each on application to the Deck Steward; Each Rug will be contained in a sealed cardboard box, and will bear a serial number which will be worked into the material so that Passengers will have no difficulty in identifying their rugs. At the end of each voyage, the rugs which have been in use, will be sent to the store and thoroughly cleaned, before being reissued.
America To London and The Continent Via Fishguard, WHICH is RECOGNISED AS The MOST EXPEDITIOUS Route. COMMENCING with the first sailing of the " Mauretania" from New York in June. the " Mauretania," " Lusitania" and "Campania" will sail from that port at 5 p.m. on Tuesday instead of 1 a.m. on Wednesday. This is a temporary alteration brought about by the longer Eastbound track now in operation, and has been arranged in order to maintain as far as possible a uniform hour of arrival by Passengers in Fishguard and London. the same as under previous sailing arrangements.
The " Lusitania " and " Mauretania " proceed to Fishguard direct ; all other New York steamers call at both Queenstown and Fishguard. The "Carmania " and " Caronia " leave at 10 a.m. on sailing days.
Steamers from Boston call at both Queenstown and Fishguard during May, Jr. and July.
The Great Western Railway provide special trains from Fishguard for London (Paddington), the railway journey occupying about 47 hours. Special trains will also be provided for the Channel Ports when sufficient inducement offers.
Fishguard is the nearest British port to New York and Boston, and this route is therefore the most direct to London.
Travellers' International Cheques.
For the convenience of its Patrons the Cunard Company now issues Cheques of $10.00, $20.00, $50.00 and $100.00, with Foreign money equivalents distinctly printed thereon, at which they will be cashed by its Agents and Correspondents throughout the world thus providing not only the safest and most economical means of taking funds abroad, with an absolute certainty as to value, but also A SIMPLE and EFFECTIVE MEANS of IDENTIFICATION in Case of NEED,
Full information regarding these Cheques will be given on application to any of the Company's principal Agencies throughout the United States.
All Cunard Steamers in the Liverpool, New York and Boston Services and in the New York-Mediterranean Service carry Orchestras of professional musicians, which play at appointed times and according to requirements.
A Stenographer and Typist is on Board for The Convenience of Passengers, and is PREPARED To ATTEND PROMPTLY To ALL WORK REQUIRED.
For the convenience of Passengers copies of the Western Union Telegraphic Code and of Lieber's Code are carried on this steamer and same can be referred to on application to the Purser.
Wireless Telegram Rates.
Ship To Ship.—Minimum Rate, 8d. (16 cents) per word ; every word in address, text, and signature counted, and all charges must be prepaid.
United Kingdom —The minimum Marconi Rate, via Crookhaven, or other stations in the United Kingdom, or through the medium of a passing steamer, is 10d. (20 cents) per word ; every word in address, text, and signature counted ; land charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.
United States.—The minimum Marconi Rate, via Sea Gate, Sagaponack, or (for steamers in the Boston Service only) South Wellfleet, Cape Cod, or through the medium of a passing steamer and one of these stations is 8s. 4d. ( $2) for ten words. Each extra word 6d. (12 cents) ; text only counted ; address and signature free ; land charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.
The minimum rate via Siasconsett or Cape Race, or through the medium of a passing steamer and these stations is 12s. 6d. ($3) for ten words. Each extra word 9d. (18 cents) ; text only counted ; address and signature free ; land charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.
The minimum Marconi Rate via Sable Island, or through the medium of a passing steamer and this station is 16s. 8d. ($4) for ten words. Each extra word Is. (24 cents) ; text only counted ; address and signature free ; land charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.
Carriage Fares From Cunard Wharf, East Boston To Boston as follows :—
- Points in Section A. $1.50 and Tolls for one, two or three, and $2.00 for four Passengers
- Points in Section B. $1.50 and Tolls for one, two or three, and $2.00 for four Passengers
- Points in Section C. $2.00 and Tolls for One or two Passengers
- Points in Section D. $2.50 and Tolls for one or two Passengers
- Each additional Passenger to points in Section C, or D, fifty cents. One trunk free; each additional Trunk, twenty-five cents
- Passengers are requested to report any attempt to collect fares in excess of this Tariff at the Offices of the Cunard S S. Co. Ltd., Boston Taxi-CAB Service
- Taxi-Cabs can be engaged on arrival in Boston by payment of forty cents and ferry tolls in addition to the regular charge, according to distance
Division of The City Into Sections
Section A shall include all that part of the city proper lying north of a line drawn through the centre of State, Court and Cambridge streets
Section B shall include all that part of the city proper lying south of a line drawn through the centre of the streets named as forming the southerly boundary of Section A, and north of a line drawn through the centre of Dover and Berkeley streets.
Section C shall include all that part of the city proper lying south of a line drawn through the centre of the streets named as forming the southerly boundary of Section B, and north of a line drawn through the centre of Massachusetts avenue.
Section D shall include all that part of the city proper lying south of a line drawn through the centre of the streets named as forming the southerly boundary of Section C, and north of a line beginning at the corner of Willow court, and thence running through the centre of Boston and Dudley streets, Eliot square, Roxbury street, Columbus avenue, Tremont and Francis streets.
June 1912 Westbound Voyage - R.M.S. Laconia I
- Date of Voyage: 1912 June 11 - 19
- Vessel: Laconia I
- Class: Saloon Passengers
- Route: Liverpool » Queenstown » Boston
- Captain: W. R. D. Irvine, R.D.; R.N.R
- Number of Printed Pages: 24
- Additional Items: Map of Cunard Line New Express Route: New York to London & Continent (Direct) via Fishguard; Insert: Carriage Fares from Cunard Wharf, East Boston to various points in Boston
- Transcription: Paul K. Gjenvick
- Notable Passengers: Not Researched
- Language(s): English
- Dimensions: 12.2 x 19.4 cm
- Morton Allan Directory: Page 159, Column 1