TSS Tuscania Passenger List - 9 August 1929
Front Cover of a Second Class Passenger List from the TSS Tuscania of the Cunard Line, Departing Friday, 9 August 1929 from New York to London via Plymouth and Le Havre, Commanded by Captain William Rome. GGA Image ID # 12fb4940b3
Senior Officers and Staff
- Captain: WILLIAM ROME
- Chief Engineer: Charles Munro
- Surgeon: H. F. Shaw
- Chief Steward: C. Dawick
- Chief Officer: John Duncan
- Purser: H. B. Ward
- Assistant Purser: D. J. Tenquist
Second Class Passengers
- Miss Leslie Adams
- Mr. J. J. Adgate
- Dr. A. H. Beaman
- Mrs. Beaman
- Miss L. Beaman
- Miss L. R. Bennett
- Mr. J. R. C. Boyce
- Dr. Franklin Bracken
- Mrs. Bracken
- Mr. E. W. Brown, Jr.
- Mrs. Selma Brown
- Miss Eleanor Burgess
- Dr. Calm Mrs. Calm
- Miss M. S. Carmichael
- Mr. Edward C. Caswell
- Mr. Lawrence W. Churchill
- Mrs. Churcîiill
- Mr. Lawrence W. Churchill, Jr.
- Mr. Grover R. Churchill
- Miss Jane Churchill
- Miss Joan Churchill
- Mr. John A. Coffey
- Mrs. Coffey
- Mrs. Sarah Cohen
- Mr. Harry H. Cohen
- Mr. Cohen
- Miss Arlene Cohen
- Master Morton Cohen
- Miss Alice Copeland
- Miss Elaine Cox
- Mr. Curtis
- Mr. A. Davidoff
- Miss K. Davis
- Miss Corinna Davitte
- Mr. Denis Franklyn Denneny
- Miss Minerva Dickerman
- Mrs. Esther Dobrath
- Mr. Charles B. Doolittle
- Mr. P. Dunbadin
- Mrs. Dunbadin
- Mr. P. Dunbadin
- Miss Dunbadin
- Miss Grace Eldredge
- Mr. George Elliott
- Rev. C. H. Evans
- Mrs. Evans
- Mr. Willard Fairchild
- Miss Mollie Fairweather
- Mr. C. E. Falls
- Mrs. Falls
- Miss Rosemary Falls
- Mr. Jules Feiber
- Mr. A. E. Franklin
- Miss Edna M. Foley
- Mr. A. L. George
- Mrs. George
- Mr. T. Glayne
- Mrs. Glayne
- Mrs. George L. Graves
- Mr. J. R. Griffin
- Mr. Ronald Griffith
- Mrs. Griffith
- Mr. Z. Grodzinski
- Prof. Walter Hall
- Mrs. Hall
- Miss Rita M. Hardie
- Mrs. Arthur Harris
- Miss M. Hauck
- Mr. N. T. Hay
- Mr. A. M. Hess
- Master Hess
- Mr. Wilber H. Hodgins
- Miss L. Hollander
- Miss Grace Holton
- Miss Edith L. Irwin
- Mr. A. Jansen
- Congressman Jed Johnson
- Mrs. Johnson
- Miss Marie A. Johnson
- Mrs. O. S. Keeley
- Mr. Charles Kerr
- Mrs. Kerr
- Miss Kerr
- Mr. Noar Klein
- Mr. John Kremer
- Mrs. Kremer
- Master Allen F. Kremer
- Miss Ruth Earned
- Mr. M. C. Law
- Mrs. Law
- Miss Hazel Lee
- Miss Add Leffarge
- Mr. E. Lowenstein
- Mr. G. Luber Mrs. Luber
- Mr. Robert M. McBride
- Miss A. McDade
- Mr. Harrington Mann
- Miss E. Marshall
- Mr. E. C. C. Mathieson
- Miss Isobel K. Moore
- Miss Ann Morgan
- Dr. L. Netter
- Mrs. Netter
- Mr. L. Netter
- Mr. A. Netter
- Dr. Peter P. O’Connor
- Mrs. O’Connor
- Dr. J. A. Paredes
- Mrs. Paredes
- Mr. J. Patterson
- Mr. Fred E. Randall
- Mr. H. B. Register
- Miss Nora L. Reynolds
- Mrs. M. D. Ring
- Mrs. A. Roncarelli
- Miss Anne Roos
- Mrs. E. L. Russell
- Mr. Edward M. Searle
- Dr. Charles H. Scribner
- Mrs. Scribner
- Mr. John Scribner
- Miss Dorothy A. Scribner
- Sister Madeleine Starace
- Mr. K. Raymond Stengel
- Mr. B. M. Stoddard
- Mrs. Stoddard
- Master B. M. Stoddard
- Miss Eleanor Taintor
- Miss Sarah G. Taylor
- Mr. Franklin H. Taylor
- Mr. Gordon Taylor
- Miss Alice W. Tucker
- Mr. F. J. Walters
- Mrs. John F. Ward
- Miss J. E. Ward
- Mr. Charles Wasserman
- Mrs. Wasserman
- Mr. H. B. Watt
- Mrs. Watt
- Mrs. E. C. Weaver
- Mrs. S. J. White
- Miss Yvonne White
- Miss Emily Wilson
- Mr. J. W. Windsor
- Miss Elizabeth Wood
- Miss Ruth Wood
Information for Passengers
(Subject to Change)
Meals will be served at the following times in the Dining Saloon:
When 1 sitting:
- Breakfast: 8 a.m.
- Luncheon: 1 p.m.
- Dinner: 7 p.m.
When 2 sittings:
- Breakfast: 7.30 a.m. and 8.30 a.m.
- Luncheon: 12.30 p.m. and 1.30 p.m.
- Dinner: 6.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.
Bars will not be open later than 11:30 p.m., but it is within the discretion of the Commander to close them during the voyage at any time, should he consider this course desirable.
Seats at Table—Application may be made in advance at any principal Cunard Office, or, on day of sailing, to the Second Steward on board the steamer.
Divine Service on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Requisites are provided for the celebration of Mass.
Deck Chairs and Rugs may be hired at a cost of $1.50 each, from the Deck Steward. Each rug is contained in a sealed cardboard box, and bears a serial number 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 are sent to the store and thoroughly cleaned, before being reissued.
The Surgeon is authorized to make customary charges for his services, subject to the approval of the Commander, to First Class, Cabin, Second Class and Tourist Third Cabin passengers.
Libraries—In addition to a library of Standard Works, a special selection of up-to-date literature is available.
Cunarder Magazine—The Company publishes at New York a monthly magazine devoted to travel and known as “The Cunarder." Copies may be obtained from the Library Steward. Annual subscription, one dollar. Subscriptions should be addressed to the Company's office, 25 Broadway, New York.
Berth Ladders may be obtained from the Stateroom Steward or Stewardess.
Port Holes—Passengers should request their Bedroom Stewards to open and close the port holes in the staterooms, as required. It is dangerous for passengers to handle these themselves.
Berthing of Passengers—No alterations can be made except officially through the Purser.
Valuables 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 cannot accept any responsibility for loss or damage, however arising. Passengers are cautioned against leaving money and valuables in staterooms and are advised to protect themselves by insurance.
Mail—Passengers may have Mail, Telegrams and Cables sent to them in the care of the principal Cunard Offices.
Payments—Passengers should obtain a receipt from the Purser, on the Company's form, for any additional Passage Money, Rugs, Chairs, Excess Baggage, Freight, etc., paid on board.
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. Dogs are carried at owner’s risk, rate being from £4 or $20 upwards, payable to the Purser.
“Drive Your Own Car in Europe"—Passengers’ automobiles can be carried in Cunard ships at reasonable rates. The Company will handle all details, including crating, duties, customs, permits, plates, licenses, foreign club dues, maps, etc. A booklet giving all the particulars of this service may be obtained from the Purser or at any Cunard office.
Cunard Travelers Cheques are payable throughout the world and are honored by hotels, banks, and stores in payment of accounts. Owing to the system of signing and countersigning with the purchaser's signature, the checks, if lost, are valueless to whoever may find them. Neatly bound in a wallet in denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100, they constitute, from the point of view of convenience and safety, an ideal method of carrying funds.
Tourist Department—A Department is maintained at the Cunard Company’s Offices where accurate information and helpful assistance relative to travel throughout the world is at the disposal of patrons.
Cruises in season are offered to the West Indies, Pacific Coast, South America, 'Round the World, etc.
Through Bookings to the Near East, India, Australasia, the Far East, South America and South Africa can be arranged for passengers travelling via the Cunard Line to England or the Continent, there connecting with steamers of other lines. Particulars and rates will be gladly quoted at any of the Company's offices.
Professional Gamblers—Passengers are informed that Professional Gamblers are reported as frequently crossing in Atlantic Steamers and are warned to take precautions accordingly.
Recovery of U. S. Head Tax—This Tax can be recovered by passengers, if same has been paid, provided they inform the U. S. Immigration Inspector on arrival at New York of their intention to leave the United States within 60 days (the time prescribed by U. S. Law), and obtain from him transit certificate, Form 514.
It is also necessary for transit certificate, Form 514, to be handed to the Transportation Company when completed, in time to allow same to be placed before the Immigration Authorities in Washington within 120 days of passenger's arrival in the United States.
Unless this regulation is complied with, the Tax cannot be recovered.
Note:—-Passengers who have not paid the Head Tax, in consequence of their holding return tickets or being in transit to points outside the United States, will kindly complete Form 514, which they will receive from the Immigration Officials at New York, and forward same to the Cunard Line, 25 Broadway, New York, as soon as possible after departure from the United States, or hand to the Purser of the steamer in which they return to the United Kingdom or Europe.
Special Information for Eastbound Passengers
Return Accommodation—For the convenience of those passengers who may be returning from Europe to the United States, and who have not yet made the necessary arrangements, the Purser will be pleased to radio the Company's Head Office, Liverpool, for any accommodation required. This will enable passengers to complete their arrangements before leaving the steamer and will consequently save them time and trouble in Great Britain or on the Continent.
Baggage—The Cunard Company at New York will collect from Eastbound passengers any Southern Railway excess rail charges due in connection with journey by special train from Southampton to London.
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.
Passengers are specially requested to claim their baggage before leaving the Customs Baggage Room, otherwise considerable delay and extra charge for carriage will be incurred in forwarding to destination any baggage not accompanying passengers on the Railway.
Passengers are requested not to carry liquids in their baggage, with a view to avoiding leakage and resultant damage.
Baggage By Special Trains—The Southern Railway—Passengers landing at Southampton and proceeding to London by special train can hand their baggage over to The Southern Railway for delivery at passengers' destination on their system, on payment of one shilling per package.
Arrivals at London—Passengers disembark from New York steamers at King George V. Dock, whilst passengers traveling per Canadian Service disembark at Surrey Commercial Dock. Vessels unable to dock owing to missing the tide, land passengers by tender at Tilbury, a special train being in attendance to convey them to St. Paneras Station (L. M. & S. Railway), London. Passengers landing at King George V. Dock proceed by special train to Liverpool Street Station. Where Surrey Commercial Dock is the terminal, passengers are conveyed, with their baggage, by Motor Conveyances to a waiting room at 234, Gray’s Inn Road, this location being centrally situated.
Wardrobe Trunks—The attention of passengers is called to the fact that the steamer has a baggage room where trunks may be stored during the voyage. It is not always possible to have large wardrobe trunks placed in an accessible position in passenger staterooms.
Public Telephones—The steamer is equipped with a telephone, conveniently located, which may be used by passengers until disconnected (without notice) a few minutes before departure.
Arrivals at Cherbourg—Under normal conditions passengers are landed by tender up to 10 p.m., but if the ship arrives later, they will disembark after breakfast next morning.
- In the event of passengers not being able to land sufficiently early to reach Paris before the following morning, there is a comfortable hotel, The Casino, which can accommodate anyone who wishes to stay overnight at Cherbourg, and travel to Paris during the daytime. The Purser can arrange reservations by wireless.
- Passengers disembarking at Cherbourg, who intend traveling beyond Paris, are particularly requested to see that their baggage is properly labeled for destination. Under no circumstances should "Paris" labels be placed on such baggage as delay in forwarding as well as loss may result therefrom.
- Passengers who are traveling to European States east of France, who may have already secured their ticket for sleeping cars, trains deluxe or express trains from Paris onward, are reminded that their heavy baggage, which is checked to Paris, should be passed through the Customs at Cherbourg. This will avoid any possible inconvenience in making connections from Paris, as on arrival at the Gare St. Lazare in Paris, they can obtain their baggage with a minimum of delay.
- The Cunard Company maintains porter service at Cherbourg to facilitate the handling of passengers' baggage. The transfer of baggage from the steamer to the train is free of charge, passengers are not obliged to pay, or give gratuities, for this service.
- Hand-baggage is carried from the steamer to the tender by the stewards. Passengers are informed that from the time their hand- baggage is on the tender, they are solely responsible for it, and they must see that it is passed through the Customs and placed on the special train in their carriage.
- All hand-baggage not claimed on the tender or left in the customs is forwarded free of charge to Paris.
- Passengers are advised that the Cunard Company cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage caused by neglect on the part of the passengers not claiming their hand-baggage on the tender. All baggage registered in New York for Cherbourg, if not claimed at the port, is forwarded direct to Paris at a charge of 40 francs per package from Cherbourg irrespective of size or weight. Heavy, nailed cases or bulky packages will be charged as freight.
Railway Tickets—Passengers are requested to secure their Cherbourg-Paris or Southampton-London rail tickets from the Purser before leaving the ship.
Tickets, Cherbourg-Paris—Passengers without rail tickets can purchase them at the Purser’s Office on board or at the Company's office in the waiting room at Cherbourg through which they pass after clearing Customs.
Special Trains, Cherbourg-Paris—Special trains are run in connection with the arrival of steamers. Dining cars are attached to these trains in which luncheons and dinners are served at moderate rates.
Reserved Seats—Passengers wishing to reserve First-Class seats in advance, may, on application to the Purser, book same on board ship, provided they are in possession of First-Class rail tickets to Paris. There is no charge made for these reservations.
Arrivals at Plymouth
- From May 1st to September 30th passengers are landed between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 p.m.
- From October 1st to April 30th passengers are landed between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Port of Havre—Our steamers will dock at the Quai d’Escale alongside a covered Railway Station where special boat trains will be waiting.
The trains will leave direct for Paris which will be reached in three and a half hours.
Arrivals at London—The Great Western Railway will run special trains from Plymouth Docks to London (Paddington Station) immediately passengers are landed, and the baggage examined by the British Customs Authorities. The journey to London occupies four hours.
Other Places in Great Britain—Express trains are run from Plymouth to the principal towns in Great Britain including Bristol, Cardiff, Liverpool, Stratford-on-Avon, Swansea, York, Birmingham, Chester, and to Scotland.
The latest Great Western Railway time-tables may be obtained from the Purser.
Railway Tickets—Passengers are requested to secure their Plymouth-London railway tickets from the Purser before leaving the ship. Tickets for other stations and for various sightseeing tours can be obtained at the Docks on landing. Particulars of standard tours at inclusive fares can be obtained from the Purser.
Reservation of Seats—Accommodation is reserved for each passenger traveling by the special trains to London. Tickets giving the number of the compartment will be distributed to passengers at the time of disembarkation.
Baggage—The Great Western Railway Company allocate a porter to each passenger to deal with baggage. If desired, baggage can be left in charge of Great Western Officials who will arrange transit and delivery to destination.
A special train will be dispatched to London providing the number of passengers warrants same. Should the numbers not be sufficient for a special train and the steamer anchors, before 9 p.m., passengers will be able to connect with the midnight train.
Arrivals at Southampton—Passengers will be landed up to 8 p.m. If the ship berths later, passengers will disembark next morning after breakfast.
In connection with the arrivals of the Berengaria and Aquitania only, a special train will be dispatched to London (Waterloo Station) as soon as possible after landing; the journey occupying about 1 ¾ hours. Passengers wishing to travel First Class on the special trains, are recommended to purchase their Rail Tickets at the Purser's Office.
Passengers are informed that the Cunard Company employs at Southampton the necessary labor for transfer of baggage from the steamer to the special trains at the ship’s side for London.
Passengers on arrival will find representatives of well-known firms in the shed alongside the steamer and if their special services are utilized for the handling of baggage they are authorized to charge according to tariff.
Port of Liverpool—Under normal conditions when any of the Company's steamers arrive alongside the Liverpool Landing Stage after 7 p.m., it is optional for the passengers to go 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 permit.
In the same way 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.
Customs—Tobacco, cigars, etc., wines, spirits and perfumery are subject to duty on being brought into the United Kingdom, and even the smallest quantities should be declared to the Customs Authorities. Reprints of copyright Books and Music are subject to confiscation.
Automobile Tours in Great Britain—The Cunard Company can arrange for the hire of automobiles to passengers on arrival at Liverpool, Plymouth, London or Southampton. Programmes of tours with fixed prices for same can be obtained on application to the Purser's or the Company's offices.
The tours outlined cover the most interesting and historic places in Great Britain and offer a most enjoyable trip for persons desirous of seeing more of English rural life than is possible when traveling by rail from town to town.
Automobile Tours on the Continent—The Company’s Offices at Paris, Cherbourg and Hamburg can make arrangements for the hire of cars to meet steamers at Cherbourg and Hamburg, to take passengers on long or short tours, or direct to their destinations.
Pursers will be glad to give passengers particulars of rates of hire, and any other desired information.
Air Service—Seats can be arranged for Aeroplane Services from London or Manchester to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Paris, Brussels, Berlin, etc., also from Cherbourg to Paris. Applications should be made to the Purser.
Passengers' Mail and Addresses—Mail for passengers at Southampton is sent to the steamer by the Pilots Tender, and letters received later are passed on board as soon as the steamer docks.
Passengers may have mail, telegrams and cables sent in care of any of the Cunard Chief Offices.
Passengers should apply at the Mail Office on board for such communications, and their addresses may be left there in order that any letters received after passengers have left the ship may be re-directed.
Special Information for Westbound Passengers
Passengers' Mail and Addresses—Letters for passengers on board the Company’s steamers at Southampton and Liverpool can be accepted for inclusion in special bags, which will be made up for the ship in London and Ports of Departure.
These letters, which must be registered and addressed c/o The Commander, Canard Packet " Southampton (or Liverpool), can be posted in any part of the United Kingdom up to the time at which ordinary registered letters to go by the same packets are received.
Passengers' addresses may be left at the Purser's Office, in order that any letters received after passengers have left the ship may be forwarded.
Baggage—Westbound passengers proceeding from London to Southampton by special trains will pay to The Southern Railway at Waterloo Station, London, any ocean excess baggage charges due.
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.
Passengers are especially requested to claim their baggage before leaving the Customs Baggage Room, otherwise considerable delay and extra charge for carriage will be incurred in forwarding to destination any baggage not accompanying passengers on the Railway.
Ocean Excess Baggage Charges—Westbound passengers proceeding from London to Southampton will pay to The Southern Railway at Waterloo Station, London, any ocean excess baggage charges due.
Breakfast Baskets will be supplied for Second Class passengers by the Railway Company, and these baskets can be purchased by passengers prior to the departure of the special train from Waterloo or passengers can order them in advance through either of the Cunard Company's London Offices.
Refreshment Facilities on Special Boat Trains—London to Liverpool—Special London Midland Ö Scottish Railway trains run from Euston Station to Liverpool in connection with Cunard sailings will have breakfast, luncheon or dining cars attached. With regard to special coaches from Euston Station to Riverside attached to ordinary trains having breakfast, luncheon or dining cars, opportunity will be given for Cunard passengers to take their meals in these cars.
Arrivals at New York—Passengers are landed at the Company’s Piers, 53 to 56. North River, Foot of West 14th Street, where railway tickets can be purchased, and baggage checked to any part of the United States and Canada. Passengers should inquire at the desk on the wharf for letters and telegrams.
When any of the Company's steamers arrive at the Pier after 8 p.m., passengers have the option of remaining on board overnight and landing after breakfast the following morning.
Arrivals at Boston—Passengers are landed at the Company’s Pier, East Boston, where railway tickets can be purchased, and baggage checked to any part of the United States and Canada. After landing, passengers should enquire at the desk on the wharf for letters and telegrams.
When any of the Company’s steamers arriving after 8 p.m. remain at the pier overnight, passengers have the option of remaining on board and landing after breakfast the following morning.
There is a taxi-cab agent on the pier by whom a good service at reasonable rates is provided to passengers requiring same. Passengers are recommended to engage their taxis before leaving the pier.
Forwarding of Passengers—For the convenience of all passengers disembarking at the piers in New York, who are destined to interior points, the Railroad Lines out of New York as well as Steamship Lines for Boston, have representatives on the wharf to meet passengers and arrange to issue railroad tickets to all points in the United States. Canada, and Mexico, and steamship tickets to Boston.
These representatives will also arrange to check baggage from the piers through to destination, relieving passengers of the annoyance of having to purchase their tickets at the depot or re-check their baggage. Baggage transfer charges from the piers to rail depots or steamship dock must be paid by passengers.
Telephone Service with booths and operator in attendance will be found near the Customs Lines on the New York Wharf.
Air Service from New York—Passengers landing from our steamers at New York and wishing to reach their destinations as quickly as possible can make use of the airplane service operated by the Curtiss Flying Service, Inc., operating company for the Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Company, Inc., Garden City, N. Y.
Passengers can be picked up at the dock either by car or by amphibian, taken to the nearest (lying field and from there by air to their destination. Further particulars, including rates, can he obtained from the Purser.
Taxicabs can be hired at the New York Piers. It is suggested to passengers for their own protection that taxicabs of the Yellow Taxi Corporation which come within the pier gates, afford comfort and protection as regards baggage, etc., at legal rates.
Articles Which Are Allowed Free Entry—The following paragraphs from the United States Tariff Law of 1909 enumerate the articles which passengers can take into the United States free of duty:
- Paragraph 520—Books, libraries, usual and reasonable furniture, and similar household effects of persons or families from foreign countries, all the foregoing if actually used abroad by them not less than one year, and not intended for any other persons or person, nor for sale.
- Paragraph 656—Professional books, implements, instruments, and tools of trade, occupation or employment, in the actual possession at the time of arrival, of persons immigrating to the United States.
- Paragraph 709—Wearing apparel, articles of personal adornment, toilet articles, and similar personal effects of persons arriving in the United States; but this exemption shall only include such articles as actually accompany and are in the use of, and as are necessary and appropriate for the wear and use of such persons, for the immediate purposes of the journey and present comfort and convenience, and shall not be held to apply to merchandise or articles intended for others persons or for sale: Provided—That in case of residents of the United States returning from abroad, all wearing apparel and other personal effects taken by them out of the United States to foreign countries shall be admitted free of duty without regard to their value, upon their identity being established, under appropriate rules and regulations to be prescribed by the secretary of the Treasury, but no more than one hundred dollar! in value of articles purchased abroad by such residents of the United States shall be admitted free of duty upon their return.
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