SS Independence Passenger List - 24 August 1953

Front Cover of a First Class Passenger List from the SS Independence of the American Export Lines, Departing 24 August 1953 from Naples to New York via Genoa, Cannes and Gibraltar

Front Cover of a First Class Passenger List from the SS Independence of the American Export Lines, Departing 24 August 1953 from Naples to New York via Genoa, Cannes and Gibraltar, Commanded by Captain Hugh L. Switzer. GGA Image ID # 163f2cc204

Senior Officers and Staff

  • Commander: Captain Hugh L. Switzer
  • Chief Engineer: Harvey Shriner
  • Staff Captain: John Korista
  • Staff Engineer: Louis T. Smallwood
  • Chief Purser: Gleason T. Marquise
  • Senior Purser: Robert C. Lane
  • Chief Surgeon: Charles H. Rogers
  • Assistant Surgeon :  Alfred F. De Milia
  • Chief Steward: Charles Regis
  • Assistant Chief Steward: Charles Wright
  • Maître d'Hôtel : Mario Sorre
  • Chef de Cuisine : I. Louis Molina
  • Chief Radio Officer: Emile S. Fazulak
  • Social Directress: Ann Dickson

First Class Passengers

Embarked at Naples

  1. Annunziata, Mrs. Giuseppa
  2. Austin, Mr. Edmund C.
  3. Austin, Mrs. Marion T.
  4. Austin, Miss Judith
  5. Austin, Miss Barbara Ann
  6. Balistrien, Mrs. Antonina
  7. Bernard, Mildred L.
  8. Besho, Mr. Mathews N.
  9. Bockus, Dr. Henry L.
  10. Bockus, Mrs. Henry L.
  11. Bockus, Miss Barbara Ann
  12. Brasch, Mrs. Samuel C.
  13. Cajzer, Mr. John A.
  14. Campbell, M/Sgt. Warren G.
  15. Campbell, Mrs. Alice
  16. Casper, Mr. Charles L.
  17. Casper, Mrs. Charles L.
  18. Chapman, Mrs. Rachel
  19. Dodek, Dr. Samuel M.
  20. Dodek, Mrs. Samuel M.
  21. Flanders, Mrs. M. E.
  22. Ford, Miss Cornelia B.
  23. Ford, Miss Alice H.
  24. Foster, Mr. Edgar E.
  25. Fritz, Mrs. George J.
  26. Gadwah, Mr. William D.
  27. Gadwah, Mrs. Aileen M.
  28. Gadwah, Mr. W. Daniel
  29. Gill, Miss Rita L.
  30. Green, Mr. Samuel
  31. Grossman, Mrs. Pauline S.
  32. Hammonds, Miss Ellen B.
  33. Hershey, Mr. Robert L.
  34. Hershey, Mrs. Robert L.
  35. Hershey, Mr. Robert L. Jr.
  36. Hershey, Mr. Michael L.
  37. Hershey, Mr. Stephen L.
  38. Hogan, Miss Rita
  39. lams, Mr. John D.
  40. lams, Mrs. John D.
  41. lams, Mr. Jon C.
  42. lams, Miss Barbara D.
  43. lams, Mstr. William D.
  44. Josephs, Mrs. Ray
  45. Kalmanoff, Mrs. Emy
  46. Kalmanoff, Mstr. Alan S.
  47. Kelley, Miss Agnes R.
  48. Kilpatrick, Miss Frances
  49. Kilpatrick, Miss Catherine J.
  50. Lambrosa, Miss Elena Marie
  51. Leoni, Mr. Carlo G.
  52. Lilly, Mr. Joseph F.
  53. Lilly, Mrs. Joseph F.
  54. Lilly, Miss Louise E.
  55. Lilly, Mr. Joseph T.
  56. Maassen, Mr. Walter
  57. Mahoney, Miss Kathryn F.
  58. Martenet, Mr. Edwin
  59. Martenet, Mrs. Edwin
  60. Martenet, Miss Emily H.
  61. McKeon, Miss Barbara H.
  62. McKimmon, Mrs. Willa N.
  63. Mencarelli, Miss Mary L.
  64. Mendico, Miss Gilda E.
  65. Mestrandrea, Mr. Leonardo
  66. Mestrandrea, Dr. Nicholas
  67. Mestrandrea, Mrs. Tillie
  68. Mestrandrea, Mstr. Leonard
  69. Mestrandrea, Mstr. Fred
  70. Nicastro, Mr. Louis
  71. Nicastro, Mrs. Janet A.
  72. Nicastro, Mstr. Francis E.
  73. Oppenheim, Mr. Louis M.
  74. Oppenheim, Mrs. Sylvia K.
  75. Oppenheim, Miss Ruth M.
  76. Perazone,Mr. Edward
  77. Perazone, Mrs. Emelia
  78. Picker, Mr. Arnold M.
  79. Picker, Mrs. Arnold M.
  80. Picker, Miss Carol D.
  81. Picker, Miss Phyllis B.
  82. Poto, Mr. Michael
  83. Preble, Miss Laura E.
  84. Read, Mr. William H.
  85. Read, Mrs. Louise J.
  86. Rinaldi, Mr. Nicola
  87. Rosenbaum, Mr. Lionel C.
  88. Rosenbaum, Mrs. Dora H.
  89. Rosenbaum, Mr. Arthur E.
  90. Rosenbaum, Miss Lillian
  91. Rossi-Lemeni, Mr. Nicola
  92. Rossi-Lemeni, Mrs. Vittoria
  93. Sabetta, Miss Donatella
  94. Salva, Miss Rosina
  95. Savino. Dora S.
  96. Schmidt, Miss Dora E.
  97. Serafin, Maestro Tullio
  98. Serafin, Mrs. Elena Rakowska
  99. Snell, Dr. Foster D.
  100. Snell, Mrs. Cornelia T.
  101. Stich, Mr. Herman J.
  102. Stich, Mrs. Hermine N.
  103. Stranahan, Mrs. Laura Y.
  104. Street, Mr. Hall P.
  105. Street, Mrs. Hall P.
  106. Taylor, Mrs. John T.
  107. Terry, Mr. Niemann A. Jr.
  108. Terry, Mrs. Joan
  109. Terry, Miss Jane L.
  110. Terry, Mstr. David M.
  111. Theis, Miss Gail A.
  112. Tonna, Mr. Theodore A.
  113. Tonna, Mrs. Theodore A.
  114. Tonna, Miss Vicki Lee
  115. Tonna, Miss Jean
  116. Tonna, Miss Joan
  117. Toro, Mr. Louis
  118. Toro, Mrs. Sylvia
  119. Underwood, Mrs. Anna J.
  120. Van Dyke, Miss Louise
  121. Waller, Mr. Alvis C.
  122. Williams, Mr. Harrison
  123. Williams, Mrs. Joseph H.
  124. Williams, Miss Beverly
  125. Williams, Mr. Robert N.
  126. Williams, Mr. Harry D.
  127. Williams, Mrs. Mary J.
  128. Wolf, Dr. Arthur D.
  129. Wolf, Mrs. Arthur D.
  130. Yacoby, Mr. Eliahu
  131. Yost, Mrs. Helen T.
  132. Yost, Miss Betty
  133. Zangara, Mr. Giorlando
  134. Zangara, Mrs. Violetta
  135. Zangara, Mrs. Helen K.
  136. Zucker, Mrs. Harriet S.

Embarked at Genoa

  1. Andreozzi, Mrs. Elvira
  2. Augenti, Mr. Bruno J.
  3. Augenti, Mrs. Bruno J.
  4. Augenti, Miss Marta J.
  5. Augenti, Mstr. Jordan B.
  6. Austoni, Dr. Mario
  7. Barton, Dr. Frank Eugene
  8. Barton, Mrs. Frank Eugene
  9. Bendick, Mr. Walter
  10. Blondheim, Miss Grace H.
  11. Bradford, Mr. W. Z.
  12. Bunker, Mr. Ellsworth
  13. Bunker, Mrs. Ellsworth
  14. Chew, Mr. H. Richard
  15. Connolly, Mr. Thomas J.
  16. Cordelia, Mr. Joseph H.
  17. Cordelia. Mrs. Ruth Marie
  18. Cuneo, Mr. Ernest
  19. Cuneo, Mrs. Margaret
  20. Cutler, Miss Barby Elizabeth
  21. Davis, Mr. Bruno A.
  22. Davis, Mrs. Norma C.
  23. Faraguna, Mrs. Anna
  24. Faraguna, Miss Joan
  25. Francis, Miss Rosella Samuel
  26. Frese, Mr. Arnold D.
  27. Frese, Mrs. Ines M.
  28. Gagen, Mr. Norbert R.
  29. Galler, Miss Jeannette L.
  30. Gallieni, Miss Mariarosa
  31. Gavioli, Mr. Merigo
  32. Gavioli, Mrs. Francesca
  33. Genack, Mrs. Rosa
  34. Genack, Mstr. Menachem
  35. Genack, Miss Hephzibah
  36. Goldblats, Mrs; Lillian
  37. Haws, Mr. W. Paul
  38. Haws, Mrs. Wanda M.
  39. Haws, Miss Janice Carolyn
  40. Haws, Miss Becky Jane
  41. Heminway III, Mr. Louis M.
  42. Hinckeldeyn, Miss Ines
  43. Hoffman, Mr. Maxwell
  44. Hooker, Mr. Robert A.
  45. Johnson, Dr. Edgar A. J.
  46. Johnson, Mrs. Edgar A. J.
  47. Johnson, Mr. Edgar A. J. Jr.
  48. Kelly, Mrs. Thomas A.
  49. Kelly, Miss Maureen
  50. Kelly, Miss Linda Louise
  51. Kimball, Miss Susan
  52. Kirby, Mr. Charles L.
  53. Koch, Mr. Walter
  54. Krieg, Mr. Victor Joe
  55. Krieg, Mrs. Gertrud Rosa
  56. Krieg, Mr. Adrian Henrich
  57. Kuhn, Mrs. Ferdinand
  58. Lasagna, Mr. Joseph
  59. Lasagna, Mrs. Carmine
  60. Leidner, Mr. Milton S.
  61. Leidner, Mrs. Margaret S.
  62. Leidner, Mr. Anthony S.
  63. Loeb, Mr. Ernest
  64. Loeb, Mrs. Else Julie
  65. Manheimer, Mrs. Mildred M.
  66. Mariani, Mr. Adolph
  67. Mazzarelli, Mr. Nicola
  68. Mazzarelli, Mrs. Nicola
  69. McGuigan, Mr. Bernard J.
  70. McGuigan, Mrs. Dorothy C.
  71. McGuigan, Miss Cathleen M.
  72. McGuigan, Mstr. Michael J.
  73. Pivetti, Mr. Renzo
  74. Pucillo, Mr. Luigi
  75. Pucillo, Mrs. Nino
  76. Richter, Mr. Stanley L.
  77. Richter, Mrs. Stanley L.
  78. Scheller, Mrs. Frances
  79. Scott, Miss Alma Raynar
  80. Silver, Mr. Harold J.
  81. Silver, Mrs. Harold J.
  82. Silver, Mstr. Andrew J.
  83. Silver, Miss Patricia Merle
  84. Sparrow, Mr. Thos. A.
  85. Swanson, Mr. W. E. Jr.
  86. Swanson, Mrs. W. E. Jr.
  87. Taylor, Mr. Kurt L.
  88. Taylor, Mrs. Beate Jeanette
  89. Taylor, Miss Diane E.
  90. Voiello, Mr. Frank
  91. Von Goeckinck, Miss Johanna
  92. Ward, Mrs. J. Harris
  93. Ward, Mr. J. Anthony
  94. Ward, Mr. David Harris
  95. Weber, Mr. John E.
  96. Weber, Mrs. John E.
  97. Zaccaria, Mrs. Maria Simone

Embarked at Cannes

  1. Anderson, Ambassador Fred L.
  2. Anderson, Mrs. Elizabeth T.
  3. Anderson, Miss Mary Winn
  4. Anderson, Mr. Travis Scott
  5. Barlow, Mr. Mavimilian
  6. Barlow, Mrs. Maximilian
  7. Beach, Mrs. George Cameron
  8. Belk, Mr. Thomas Milburn
  9. Belk, Mrs. Katherine McKay
  10. Bengert, Mr. Lawrence A.
  11. Bengert, Mrs. Louise F.
  12. Bergstein, Mrs. Flora L.
  13. Blake, Mr. M. William
  14. Blake, Mrs. M. William
  15. Borgenight, Miss Grace
  16. Brown, Mrs. Samuel W.
  17. Bucherer, Mr. Erich
  18. Carmel, Mr. A.
  19. Carmel, Mrs. A.
  20. Carr, Mrs. Charles L.
  21. Check, Mr. Marx M.
  22. Check, Mr. Isaac Dean
  23. Cherney, Mr. Morris
  24. Cherney, Mrs. Bertha
  25. Cohn, Mrs. Beatrice
  26. Croce, Dr. James P.
  27. Croce, Mrs. James P.
  28. Davis, Mrs. Harry
  29. Ehrlich, Mrs. Beatrice
  30. Eichel, Dr. Charles Gerard
  31. Eichel, Mrs. Fanny D.
  32. Enis, Miss Catherine E.
  33. Flock, Mr. Emanuel "Dick"
  34. Fowlkes, Miss Louise Fishburn
  35. Frankenthaler, Miss Helen
  36. George, Mr. George M.
  37. George, Mrs. Carola
  38. George, Mstr. Ronald M.
  39. George, Miss Rita
  40. Gergely, Mrs. Yolande
  41. Gould, Mr. A. S.
  42. Gould, Mrs. Molly
  43. Greenburg, Mrs. Anne H.
  44. Greenburg, Mr. Carl V.
  45. Harrold, Miss Elizabeth Boone
  46. Hirsch. Mrs. Hortense
  47. Horowitz, Mr. Marcel
  48. Horowitz, Mrs. Marcel
  49. Hosier, Mr. Arthur John
  50. Hosier, Mrs. Hazel E.
  51. Ives, Mrs. Claude L.
  52. Jacobs, Mr. Samuel B.
  53. Jamison, Mrs. William C.
  54. Jamison, Miss Mary Alice
  55. Jamison, Miss Anne Poynter
  56. Kaufman, Col. Albert A.
  57. Kaufman, Mrs. Albert A.
  58. Kaufman, Miss Susan F.
  59. Kaufman, Mstr. Stephen M.
  60. Kennedy, Mr. Bill
  61. Kennedy, Mrs. Jerry
  62. Kennedy, Mstr. Patrick
  63. Kennedy, Mstr. Michael
  64. Kiely, Mr. Gerard W.
  65. Knowles, Mr. Samuel E.
  66. Knowles, Mrs. Samuel E.
  67. Labouisse, Mr. Henry R.
  68. Labouisse, Miss Anne D.
  69. Levy, Mr. Leon
  70. Margolin, Mr. Morris
  71. Margolin, Mrs. Dorothy
  72. Marks, Mr. I. Smith
  73. Marks, Mrs. I. Smith
  74. Mastroianni, Mr. Nicholas A.
  75. Mastroianni, Mrs. Nicholas A.
  76. Mastroianni, Mstr. Nicholas A.
  77. McCloud, Mrs. Margaret M.
  78. Mirken, Mrs.
  79. Moorhouse, Mr. Glen E.
  80. Moorhouse, Mrs. Glen E.
  81. Moorhouse, Miss Ann
  82. Moorhouse, Mr. James
  83. Opdyke, Dr. George H.
  84. Petrich, Miss Edith
  85. Pharr, Miss Catherine S.
  86. Poynter, Mrs. Paul
  87. Rawles, Miss Nancy Squire
  88. Rosenberg, Mr. Sam
  89. Rosenberg, Mrs. Sam
  90. Salle, Mrs. Maria E.
  91. Scher, Mrs. Robert
  92. Scher, Miss Barbara
  93. Scruggs, Mrs. Theodora
  94. See, Mr. Frank
  95. See, Mrs. Anna Carter
  96. Shipley, Miss Frieda
  97. Stephenson, Mrs. William
  98. Stowe, Miss Marian Lavenia
  99. Swarts, Mrs. Florence
  100. Timmerman, Mr. Lynn B.
  101. Timmerman, Mrs. Lynn B.
  102. Urquhart, Mr. Edward L.
  103. Urquhart, Mrs. Edward L.
  104. Williamson, Miss Gay
  105. White, Mr. Louis N.
  106. White, Mrs. Mary

Embarked at Gibraltar

  1. Bailey, Mrs. Mabel C.
  2. Benatar, Mr. Meir J.
  3. Benatar, Mrs. Alegria L.
  4. Benatar, Miss Evelyn L.
  5. Benatar, Mstr. Jaime
  6. Calligan, Mr. Harold L.
  7. Cohen, Mr. M. Barney
  8. Conroy, Mrs. Sophie C.
  9. Dickey, Miss Joan H.
  10. Downing, Mrs. Laura V.
  11. Epstein, Mrs. Mary S.
  12. Gimenez, Mrs. Fortunata
  13. Horne, Miss Kathleen A.
  14. Hulme, Miss Natalie
  15. Langston, Miss Anne
  16. Lyons, Mrs. Dorothy
  17. McCaffrey, Mrs. William O.
  18. Morse, Mrs. Lena W.
  19. Myers, Mrs. Willard G.
  20. Palmer, Mrs. Clare
  21. Reiburn, Mrs. Rhea
  22. Steinberger, Miss Freda
  23. Villasmil, Mrs. Hazel G.

Back Cover, Cunard SS Independence First Class Passenger List - 24 August 1953.

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