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

Embarked at Genoa

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

Embarked at Cannes

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

Embarked at Gibraltar

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

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

Back Cover, Cunard SS Independence First Class Passenger List - 24 August 1953. GGA Image ID # 163f4e5573

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