SS Montrose Passenger List - 18 February 1927
Front Cover of a Cabin Passenger List for the SS Montrose of the Canadian Pacific Line (CPOS), Departing 18 February 1927 from Liverpool to Saint John, NB via Belfast and Greenock, Commanded by Captain E. Landy. GGA Image ID # 174040ceb5
Senior Officers and Staff
- Captain E. LANDY Commander
- Chief Officer W. P. MELDr.M
- Chief Engineer E. H. Stanley
- Purser G. CRAWFORD
- Surgeon R. D. Owens
- Chief Steward J. CUNNIAM
- Conductress Miss M. Dixon
- Rail Lines Ticket Agent W. T. PUGSLEY
Entrance Hall, B Deck
List of Cabin Passengers
- ANNESLEY FLT-Lt. W. R. B
- Baker Mr. J. A
- Baker MRS
- The HON. G. H. BARNARD, K.C
- BARNARD MRS
- BOULTON Miss E. A
- BOWDEN Mrs. M. J
- BOYD Miss E
- BROCK Mr. C. H
- Buchanan Mrs. M. R
- CONYERS Mr. S
- COULSON Mr. F
- COUPAR Mr. D
- CROWE Rev. B. W
- CUMMING Mrs. M
- DANCYGER Mr. M
- DENNIS Mrs. E. L
- DENNIS MSTR
- Dr.VER Mr. G
- ELDER Mr. G
- ELDER MRS
- ELLISON Mr. J
- ELLISON MRS
- ELMS Mr. P. A
- ELMS MRS
- Evans Mr. J. 0
- Evans Mr. N. DE L
- Ewing Mr. A. Stuart
- FARQUHARSON Dr. D
- FLETT Mr. W
- FLETT Mrs
- FLINT Mr. H
- FRIEDr.CHS Mr. A. G
- FRIEDr.CHS MRS
- FRISBY Mr. I. T
- GALER Miss L
- GALT Miss K
- George Mr. E. F
- George Mrs. and Infant
- GERRARD Mrs. E. M
- GERRARD MSTR D. A
- GILLIES Mr. G. C
- GILLIES MRS
- GILLIES Miss E. W
- GIRVAN Mr. R
- GLEN Miss I. D
- Green MAJ. H. A
- Greenshields Miss J
- Hall Mr. W. G
- HAY Miss A
- HIGGS Miss M. A
- JANZEN Mr. W
- JANZEN MRS
- JEREMY Mr. T
- JOHNSTONE Mr. R
- JUDD Miss M
- KEITH Mr. D. L
- KENRICK Mrs. F. B
- KIRKWOOD Mr. T. R
- KOOP Mr. E. W. S
- KRAFT Miss F
- LAING Miss M. E
- LAW Mr. H
- LAW MRS
- Lee Mr. T. E
- Lee MR, C
- Major Mrs. V. M
- Major Miss D. B
- MARA Miss E. F
- MARE Mr. D
- MARZETT Mr. W. St. G
- MASSIE Mr. G. B
- MCINTOSH Mr. T
- McIntosh MRS
- MCNAIR Miss K
- MELLOR Mr. F
- Morrison Miss J
- Murphy Miss M
- PARRIS Mr. A
- PEASLAND Mrs. M
- PEASLAND MSTR C. W
- PEASLAND Miss S. J
- PerMAN Mr. W
- PerMAN MRS
- PerMAN MSTR N. J
- PerMAN MSTR D. G
- PerMAN MSTR F. G
- PHIPPS Mr. G. H
- PHIPPS MRS
- PHIPPS MSTR P. H
- PHIPPS Miss J. and Nurse
- PRINS Miss E. J
- PURKIS Mr. E. A
- RASHBROOK Mr. S. G
- RASHBROOK MRS
- RICHARDS Mrs. M
- Robertson Mr. A. H
- Russell Mr. W. J
- SADLER FLT.-Lt. J. A
- SPRENG Mr. E. C
- TROTMAN Mr. C. H
- Walker Mr. R. G
- Walker MRS
- WEBBERLEY Miss R. H
- WESTAWAY Mr. W. J
- WICKWARE Mr. R. C
- Wilson Mr. J. C
- Wilson MRS
- Wilson Miss M. O
Canadian Pacific Passenger Fleet
Back Cover of a Cabin Passenger List for the SS Montrose of the Canadian Pacific Line (CPOS), Departing 18 February 1927 from Liverpool to Saint John, NB via Belfast and Greenock. GGA Image ID # 17404866f0
Trans-Atlantic and Trans-Pacific
Tonnage | | Displacement Tonnage
- 25,100 Empress of Scotland 37,700
- 21,900 Empress of Australia 32,800
- 21,500 Empress of Canada 32,300
- 18,500 Empress of France 27,500
- 18,000 New Steamer (Building) 27,000
- 18,000 New Steamer (Building) 27,000
- 17,300 Montnairn 25,600
- 16,900 Empress of Asia 25,400
- 16,800 Empress of Russia 25,200
- 16,400 Montcalm 24,600
- 16,400 Montrose 24,600
- 16,400 Montclare 24,600
- 15,850 Montroyal 23,500
- 15,200 Melita 22,800
- 15,200 Minnedosa 22,800
- 12,400 Metagama 58,200
- 10,750 MARB URN 16,100
- I0,700 Marloch 16, 200
- 10,500 MARGLEN 15,800
- 9,705 Montreal 14,600
Information for Passengers
First Sitting, Second Sitting, | WHEN One Sitting ONLY
- Breakfast | 8:00 am 9.00 am | 8:30 a.m
- Luncheon | 12:30 pm 1:30 pm | 1:00 pm
- Dinner | 6:00 pm 7:00 pm | 7:00 pm
Breakfast not served in the Dining Saloon after Io am Children served at first sitting only.
Children not permitted in Public Rooms after 8:00 pm unless paying adult fare.
Table Seat Numbers.—Passengers obtain table seat numbers from Second Steward or Head Waiter in the Dining Saloon.
Breakfast bugle not sounded when only one sitting. Passengers should inform Bedroom Steward when they desire to be called.
Afternoon Tea is served at 4:00 pm on Deck and in Public Rooms; children served in the Dining Saloon.
Smoking should be confined to the Smoking Room, Lounge and Card Room; not permitted in the Drawing Room or Writing Room. In the Dining Saloon smoking is permitted after the last sitting of Luncheon and Dinner, but not at Breakfast, the first sitting at Luncheon, or the first sitting at Dinner.
Private Dinners can be arranged at $1.00 per cover. Apply to Chief Steward.
Orchestra at luncheon, dinner, and in the Lounge, and on Deck for dancing.
Lights extinguished in Dining Saloon 11:00 pm, Lounge 1:30 pm, Smoking Room at midnight.
Bar closes Midnight Westbound, and 11:00 pm Eastbound.
Deck Chairs rented at $ 1.00; Rugs at $1.50. Apply to Deck Steward.
Baths.—Arrange with Bedroom Steward time desired.
Boots and Shoes will be cleaned if left outside stateroom.
Cots.—A limited number of cots are carried for the use of Infants. Application should be made to the Chief Steward.
Valuables and Money may be placed in the Purser's safe. Envelopes are provided, which Passengers will seal and sign. As no charge is made, the Company assumes no responsibility for loss or damage however arising.
Berthing of Passengers.—No alteration can be made except through Purser.
The Shop sells postal cards, stamps, candies, cigars, cigarettes, tobacco, pipes, magazines, toys, and novelties. Library Steward provides stationery, telegraph forms, books of reference and railway time tables.
Stamps.—British or Canadian postage stamps may be used.
Divine Service in Dining Saloon at 10-45 am Sunday.
Surgeon is authorized to make customary charges subject to the approval of the Commander, for attending Passengers, at their request, for illness not originating on board. In case of sickness contracted on board no charge is made and medicine is provided free. Trained and fully qualified Hospital Nurses are carried on our passenger ships. Their services, under the direction of the Surgeon, are available to Passengers who require nursing attention at sea. The Canadian Pacific provides a complete medical service afloat. Money Exchanged.—Purser will exchange a limited amount of English, Canadian and American money.
Wireless Telegrams.—Information and rates furnished at Purser's office.
Telegrams and Cables.—Canadian Pacific Telegraph representatives meet all ships on arrival to ensure prompt transmission of Passengers' telegrams and cables.
Passengers' Mail.—Passengers are urgently requested to enquire for mail at Purser's office on arrival and leave forwarding address.
Cash on Delivery. Parcels.—Passengers are requested to note that the Company do not undertake to accept delivery of parcels in Great Britain and Northern Ireland if the value of the contents is to be paid on delivery unless prior arrangements are made with the Company for the amount to be paid.
Passports.—Passengers traveling to or through the United States are requested to call at Purser's office with their Passports as soon as possible.
Rail Ticket Office.—To facilitate landing arrangements, all Passengers should call at the Rail Ticket Office on board for railway tickets and Sleeping Car reservations.
Lifebelts.—In Staterooms.—Bedroom Steward will explain method of attachment.
Boat Deck.—Parents are respectfully requested not to allow their children to frequent this deck.
Emergency Stations. — Consult plan and directions in alleyway.
Return Atlantic Passage.—The Ticket Agent is equipped to furnish full information concerning sailings and bookings on Canadian Pacific Steamships. Reservations can be secured and deposits to cover will be received.
Suggestions. — Passengers having suggestions to make regarding service are requested to file them with the Commander, Purser, or Chief Steward promptly, so that immediate attention may be given.
Purser and Assistant Pursers are always in attendance at the Bureau to deal with enquiries and matters affecting the comfort or interest of Passengers.
The Company invite suggestions for improvements, and request that these be addressed to• the General Manager, Canadian Pacific Steamships Limited, 8, Waterloo Place, London, Eng.
Experienced Travellers carry them because of their convenience and safety
GOOD The World OVER
Ask any Canadian Pacific Agent
LATITUDE and LONGITUDE
Latitude means distance north or south of the Equator, and longitude means distance from the meridian at Greenwich—near London. Both are recorded in degrees, minutes and seconds. At the Equator a minute of longitude is equal to a nautical mile, but as the meridians converge after leaving the Equator, meeting at the Poles, the size of a degree becomes less. Sailing eastward a ship moves against the revolution of the earth, thus her course makes her gain time; while sailing westward with the movement of the earth lengthens her time. Thus, it is necessary to set forward one's watch going eastward and set it back going westward.
Baggage and Customs
Canadian Pacific Railway Baggage Agents, also Canadian and United States Customs Officers, will be in attendance on arrival of the ship to arrange examination and checking of baggage through to rail destination. On arrival of the ship and immediately after Government Immigration inspection, and tickets to inland destinations have been obtained, Passengers must attend personally to the Customs examination of their baggage and arrange with the Railway Baggage Agents for its forwarding. The Baggage Agent will issue a check for each piece of baggage to be forwarded. Unless baggage is checked out by Passengers it will be held at owner's risk until claimed.
Special Delivery of Baggage
Passengers for Saint John, N.B., Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Hamilton, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Victoria, and the larger cities in the • United States, may have their baggage checked through to any residence, hotel, steamship dock or railway depot in such cities; this is a convenience. The transfer charge is collected by the Baggage Agent at the time of checking the baggage.
Checking of Baggage
must have passengers' personal attention. It will not go beyond the dock until it has been checked or registered By Passengers.
The railway baggage agents will give numbered Checks to destination of Baggage.
Baggage left unchecked on the dock will be at passenger's risk.
Passengers are recommended to avail themselves of the services of our Colonization Agent who meets steamers. Consult him for information as to farm lands or opportunities in Canada.
Department of Colonization and Development,
Canadian Pacific Railway, Montreal.
Canadian Pacific Hotel, CHATEAU LAKE LOUISE,
Distances VISIBLE at Sea
At an elevation of 5 feet, one can see 2.6 nautical miles;
at 20 feet, 5.1 miles; at 35 feet, 6.8 miles; at 50 feet, 8.2
miles; at 75 feet 9.9 miles, and at 100 feet, 11.5 miles.
Distances MEASURED By SOUND
If the steam from a ship's whistle is seen and ten seconds elapse before the sound is heard, she is just 211. miles off. If one second elapses, she is distant slightly more than one-fifth of a mile; if five seconds, a little more than one mile; if twenty seconds, 41 miles.
WATCH AS A COMPASS
Point the hour hand of the watch to the sun, and south is exactly half-way between the hour hand and the XII on the watch; e.g., assuming it is 9 o'clock, point the hour hand (indicating nine) to the sun, and the point half-way between X and XI is due south; or assume that it is 4 o'clock, point the hour hand to the sun and- the figures II indicate south.
Knots and Miles.
The statute mile is 5,280 feet.
The nautical mile is 6,082.66 feet. The number of feet in a nautical mile is arrived at thus : The circumference of the earth is divided into 360 degrees, each degree cottaining 60 nautical miles; or 21,600 (360 x 60) nautical miles to the earth's circumference; 21,600 divided into 131,385,456—the number of feet in the earth's circumference—gives 6,082.66 feet—the length of a nautical mile.
The " knot " is a rate of speed indicating one nautical mile per hciur.
6 feet-1 fathom. 10 cabl6s-1 nautical mile.
600 feet-1 cable. 1 nautical mile-1.15 statute miles.
Canadian PACIFICT;OBSERVATION Car.
TICKETING Arrangements and TRAIN Services
The line of the Canadian Pacific Railway extends across Canada from Saint JOIN, New Brunswick, on the Atlantic Ocean, to the City of Vancouver on the Pacific Ocean, and Passengers are carried without change of cars from coast to coast. There is a frequent service of express trains to all parts.
Ticket Offices at important stations are open 30 minutes before departure of trains, and Passengers are requested to purchase tickets before entering cars. Passengers should always procure tickets at regular railway ticket offices, and ask for them via the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Canadian Pacific Railway train services from Quebec and Montreal reach all important points in Canada, and connections are made for all points in the United States.
Time tables giving the schedules of all regular trains, and the equipment of the more important trains, may be obtained from Canadian Pacific Railway Ticket Agent on board.
The Ticket Agent on ship will exchange passage ticket orders, sell railway tickets to all destinations, and stamp all railway tickets issued in Europe, make reservations in sleeping cars, and when requested will prepare itinerary for rail journey and make arrangements with the shore staff to complete sleeping car and hotel reservations at desired stop-over points.
Department of Colonization and Development
The Canadian Pacific Railway has established a Bureau of Canadian information as a branch of its Department of Colonization and Development, with the object of disseminating reliable and up-to-date information as to agricultural and industrial openings in all parts of Canada.
Western Canada Farm Lands
The Company has yet for sale several million acres of choice farm lands in Western Canada, at low prices and on long terms of payment. In certain districts lands will be sold without settlement restrictions, but the Company is prepared to grant special concessions to those who will settle upon and develop their farms.
Eastern Canada Farm Lands
Lists of selected improved farms, available for settlement in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime Provinces, with the names and addresses of their owners, may be obtained on application at any office of the Department.
Industrial Investigation and Research Investigations, looking to the utilization of undeveloped natural resources and waste products and new industrial processes, are being carried on by the Research Section of the Department. Inquiries as to promising fields for investigation in this connection are invited.
Reliable information as to sites for new industries in all parts of Canada, and of special business openings in the growing towns and cities along the lines of the Canadian .Pacific Railway in both Eastern and Western Canada, will be gladly furnished on request.
Canadian Intelligence Service
Well equipped Canadian reference libraries have been established by the Department at Montreal, New York, Chicago, and London, England. These libraries contain the fullest information on all matters relating to Canada and her undeveloped resources, and are kept supplied with the latest information pertaining to new developments through the medium of a news service organized through the co-operation of the other departments of the Company's service. The information on hand in these libraries is available without charge to those interested, and inquiries addressed to any office of the Department will receive prompt attention.
Further information and particulars can be obtained from the Department of Colonization and Development, Canadian Pacific Railway, which maintains offices at Windsor Street Station, Montreal, P.Q., Winnipeg, Man., Calgary, Alta., and London, Eng.
Canadian Pacific Telegraphs
The telegraph system of the Canadian Pacific extends along the entire length of the railway, and reaches every point of importance off the line of railway in the Dominion of Canada.
The Commercial Cable Co. (Mackay-Bennett system) gives the Canadian Pacific direct cable connection between Montreal and London; also the most direct connection with Europe, Asia and Africa.
Direct connection with the British Pacific Cable to Australia, New Zealand, etc.; the Commercial Pacific Cable to the Hawaiian Islands, Philippine Islands, China and Japan; and the Commercial Havana Cable to Havana, etc.
The Postal, Telegraph Co. of New York and San Francisco enables the Canadian Pacific to reach all important points in the United States.
The Halifax-Bermuda and DIRECT West Indies Cable Co. gives connection with Bermuda, Jamaica and points in the West Indies.
Direct connection with the Dominion Government Telegraph Line to the Yukon and points in Alaska.
A tariff of charges for Telegrams is posted at all Telegraph Offices, and is kept by all Sleeping and Parlor Car Porters for inspection. Senders of messages are requested to compare the charges made with the rates on tariff.
To ensure quick despatch to all points see that your telegrams and cables are written on Canadian Pacific Telegraph Blanks and filed with the Ship's Purser before arriving in Port, or with Canadian Pacific Telegraph representatives on board the ships in dock.
Canadian Pacific Express Company
Operating on all lines of the Canadian Pacific and Ocean Services and other Railways and Steamship Companies. CARRIERS of Merchandise, Money, Valuables, etc., promptly, carefully and at reasonable rates.
Money Orders, Foreign Cheques and Travellers' Cheques issued. Money transferred by Telegraph and Cable.
There is no better way of carrying your funds than in Canadian Pacific Travellers' Cheques. They are issued in denominations of $1o, $2o, $50, $100 and $200. They identify you and protect you against loss, and are accepted by Express Agents, Banks, Railway Companies, Hotels, etc., throughout the world. If lost or stolen value refunded by the Company.
Full particulars on application to any Canadian Pacific Office.
Railway Ticket Office.
A Railway Ticket Office is located on board this steamship. The Ticket Agent in charge is at the disposal of Passengers to furnish every assistance in connection with inland rail journey.
To facilitate landing arrangements at port of arrival it would be appreciated if Passengers would kindly note the following information and call at the Ticket Office as early as possible during the voyage:—
1. Orders issued in Europe and calling for railway transpoetatIon from port of landing or otherwise are not good on trains, but require to be exchanged at the ship's Ticket Office for actuali railway tickets.
2. If passenger already holds. railway ticket issued in Europe-, attention is particularly direeted to the necessity of having same. stamped on back, in space provided, prior to arrival at port at landing, as train conductors are not authorized to honor any unstamped tickets.
3. Railway Tickets to all destinations in Canada and the United States may be purchased at the Ticket Office at special fares.
4. Reservation of sleeping or parlour car accommodation for railway journey may be made in advance, on application to the Ticket Agent.
List of Publications which may be obtained Free on board from Ticket AGENT.
Round the World Cruise.
West Indies Cruises.
Resorts in the Canadian Pacific Rockies.
Pacific Coast Tours.
Lake District of Southern British Columbia.
Great Lake Folder.
Resorts in Ontario.
Resorts in Quebec.
Atlantic Coast Resorts.
Trans-Canada Limited Folder.
Open Seasons for Fishing.
Open Seasons for Hunting.
Golf in Canada.
What to wear in the Rockies.
Copies of the above-mentioned descriptive literature may be obtainec on application to : --
W. T. PUGSLEY, Rail Lines Ticket Agent,
Office on B Deck Entrance Hall.