Passenger Lists for the Year 1938

All Passenger Lists For 1938 Available at the GG Archives. Listing Includes Date Voyage Began, Steamship Line, Vessel, Passenger Class and Route.

Passenger Lists contained in the GG Archives collection represent the souvenir list provided to the passengers of each cabin class (and other classes). Many of these souvenir passenger lists have disappeared over the years. Our collection contains a sampling of what was originally produced and printed by the steamship lines.

Digitized 1938 Passenger Lists

1938-03-18 Passenger List for SS Excalibur

1938-03-18 SS Excalibur Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: American Export Lines
  • Class of Passengers: One
  • Date of Departure: 18 March 1938
  • Route: Genoa to New York
  • Commander: Captain S. N. Groves
1938-04-11 City of Newport News Passenger Manifest

1938-04-11 SS City of Newport News Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Baltimore Mail Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin (One Class)
  • Date of Departure: 11 April 1938
  • Route: Bremen to Norfolk and Baltimore via Southampton
  • Commander: Captain Robert H. Wright, Lt. Cmdr., U.S.N.R
  • Note: Annotated by the original owner (passenger)
Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the SS Manhattan of the United States Lines, Departing 20 April 1938 from New York to Hamburg via Cobh, Plymouth and Le Havre

1938-04-20 SS Manhattan Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: United States Lines
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 20 April 1938
  • Route: New York to Hamburg via Cobh, Plymouth and Le Havre
  • Commander: Captain Albert B. Randall, U.S.N.R.
Front Cover of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the SS Washington of the United States Lines, Departing 20 April 1938 from Hamburg to New York via Le Havre, Southampton, and Cobh

1938-04-20 SS Washington Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: United States Lines
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 20 April 1938
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Le Havre, Southampton, and Cobh
  • Commander: Captain Giles C. Stedman, Lt. Comm., U.S.N.R.
Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the SS Bremen of the North German Lloyd, Departing 3 May 1938 from Bremen to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg

1938-05-03 SS Bremen Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: North German Lloyd (Norddeutscher Lloyd)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 3 May 1938
  • Route: Bremen to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain A. Ahrens
Front Cover, SS Montcalm Atlantic Isles and Seaboard Cruise from Tilbury Passenger List - 18 June 1938.

1938-06-18 SS Montcalm Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Canadian Pacific (CPOS)
  • Class of Passengers: Cruise Members
  • Date of Departure: 18 June 1938
  • Route: Atlantic Isles and Seaboard Cruise from Tilbury. (London - Gibraltar - Casablanca - Madeira - Lisbon - London)
  • Commander: Captain D. Pert
Front Cover of a Tourist Third Cabin and Third Class Passenger List from the SS Bremen of the North German Lloyd, Departing 24 June 1938 from Bremen to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg

1938-06-24 SS Bremen Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: North German Lloyd (Norddeutscher Lloyd)
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 24 June 1938
  • Route: Bremen to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain C. W. Hagemann
Front Cover of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the SS Manhattan of the United States Lines, Departing 29 June 1938 from Hamburg to New York via Le Havre, Southampton and Cobh

1938-06-29 SS Manhattan Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: United States Lines
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 29 June 1938
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Le Havre, Southampton and Cobh
  • Commander: Captain Albert B. Randall, U.S.N.R.
1938-07-13 Passenger Manifest for the SS Rex

1938-07-13 SS Rex Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Italia Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 13 July 1938
  • Route: Genoa to New York via Cannes, Naples, and Gibraltar
  • Commander: Captain Attilio Frugone
Front Cover - 1938-07-14 Passenger Manifest for the SS Vulcania<

1938-07-14 SS Vulcania Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Italia Line
  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 14 July 1938
  • Route: Trieste to New York via Dubrovnik, Patra, Naples, Palermo, Algiers, Gibraltar, Lisbon, and Azores
  • Commander: Captain William Lazzari
Front Cover of a Tourist Third Cabin and Third Class Passenger List from the SS Europa of the North German Lloyd, Departing 19 July 1938 from Bremen to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg

1938-07-19 SS Europa Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: North German Lloyd (Norddeutscher Lloyd)
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 19 July 1938
  • Route: Bremen to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain C. W. Hagemann
22 July 1938 Passenger Manifest for the TSS California

1938-07-22 TSS California Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Anchor Steamship Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 22 July 1938
  • Route: Glasgow to Boston and New York via Dublin
  • Commander: Captain Robert W. Smart
1938-08-04 Passenger Manifest for the SS Hamburg

1938-08-04 SS Hamburg Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 4 August 1938
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Th. Koch
1938-08-09 Passenger Manifest for the SS Rex

1938-08-09 SS Rex Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Italia Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 9 August 1938
  • Route: Naples to New York via Genoa, Cannes, and Gibraltar
  • Commander: Captain Giorgio Cavallini
Front Cover of a Tourist Third Cabin and Third Class Passenger List from the SS Bremen of the North German Lloyd, Departing 16 August 1938 from Bremen to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg

1938-08-16 SS Bremen Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: North German Lloyd (Norddeutscher Lloyd)
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 16 August 1938
  • Route: Bremen to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain A. Ahrens
19 August 1938 Passenger Manifest for the TSS California

1938-08-19 TSS California Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Anchor Steamship Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 19 August 1938
  • Route: Glasgow to Boston and New York via Dublin and Cobh
  • Commander: Captain Robert W. Smart
Front Cover, SS Duchess of Bedford Cabin and Tourist Passenger List - 19 August 1938.

1938-08-19 SS Duchess of Bedford Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Canadian Pacific (CPOS)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 19 August 1938
  • Route: Liverpool to Quebec and Montreal via Belfast and Greenock
  • Commander: Captain A. R. Meikle, R.D., R.N.R.
Passenger Manifest Cover, August 1938 Westbound Voyage - TSS Statendam

1938-08-20 TSS Statendam Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Holland-America Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin, Tourist and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 20 August 1938
  • Route: Rotterdam to New York via Boulogne-sur-Mer and Southampton
  • Commander: Commander G. J. Barendse
1938-08-24 SS Normandie

1938-08-24 SS Normandie Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Compagnie Générale Transatlantique CGT - French Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 24 August 1938
  • Route: Le Havre to New York via Southampton
  • Commander: Captain Paul AUGARDE
1938-08-26 SS Caledonia

1938-08-26 SS Caledonia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Anchor Steamship Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 26 August 1938
  • Route: Glasgow to Boston and New York via Belfast and Londonderry
  • Commander: Captain Alexander Collie
Front Cover, Cunard Line RMS Alaunia Tourist Class Passenger List - 27 August 1938.

1938-08-27 RMS Alaunia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 27 August 1938
  • Route: Southampton to Quebec and Montreal via Le Havre
  • Commander: Captain J. Foyster
1938-08-27 Passenger Manifest for the TSS Nieuw Amsterdam

1938-08-27 TSS Nieuw Amsterdam Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Holland-America Line
  • Class of Passengers: All Classes
  • Date of Departure: 27 August 1938
  • Route: Rotterdam to New York via Boulogne-sur-Mer and Southampton
  • Commander: Commodore J. J. Bijl
1938-08-31 Passenger Manifest for the SS President Roosevelt

1938-08-31 SS President Roosevelt Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: United States Lines
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 31 August 1938
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Havre, Southampton, and Cobh
  • Commander: Captain William Dougherty
Passenger List, Donaldson Atlantic Line SS Athenia, 1938

1938-09-02 SS Athenia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Donaldson Atlantic Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin and Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 2 September 1938
  • Route: Glasgow to Quebec and Montreal via Belfast and Liverpool
  • Commander: Captain James Cook
Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the SS President Harding of the United States Lines, Departing 14 September 1938 from Hamburg to New York via Le Havre, Southampton, and Cobh

1938-09-14 SS President Harding Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: United States Lines
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 14 September 1938
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Le Havre, Southampton, and Cobh
  • Commander: Captain James E. Roberts (Lt. Cmdr. USNR)
Passenger Manifest, CGT French Line, SS Champlain, 1938 Westbound Voyage

1938-09-17 SS Champlain Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Compagnie Générale Transatlantique CGT - French Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 17 September 1938
  • Route: Le Havre to New York via Southampton
  • Commander: Captain William Vogel
Front Cover, Furness Bermuda Line SS Monarch of Bermuda Cruise Passenger List - 17 September 1938.

1938-09-17 SS Monarch of Bermuda Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Furness Bermuda Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cruise
  • Date of Departure: 17 September 1938
  • Route: New York to Bermuda
  • Commander: Captain A. R. Francis
1938-09-24 SS Gerolstein

1938-09-24 SS Gerolstein Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Arnold Bernstein / Red Star Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 24 September 1938
  • Route: Antwerp to New York
  • Commander: Captain Friedrich Ahrens
Front Cover of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the SS Washington of the United States Lines, Departing 30 September 1938 from Le Havre to New York via Southampton and Cobh

1938-09-30 SS Washington Tourist Class Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: United States Lines
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 30 September 1938
  • Route: Le Havre to New York via Southampton and Cobh
  • Commander: Captain Giles C. Stedman, Lt. Comm., U.S.N.R.
Front Cover of a Third Class Passenger List from the SS Washington of the United States Lines, Departing 30 September 1938 from Le Havre to New York via Southampton and Cobh

1938-09-30 SS Washington Third Class Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: United States Lines
  • Class of Passengers: Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 30 September 1938
  • Route: Le Havre to New York via Southampton and Cobh
  • Commander: Captain Giles C. Stedman, Lt. Comm., U.S.N.R.
Passenger Manifest Cover, October 1938 Westbound Voyage - TSS Statendam

1938-10-01 TSS Statendam Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Holland-America Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin, Tourist and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 1 October 1938
  • Route: Rotterdam to New York via Boulogne-sur-Mer and Southampton
  • Commander: Commander G. J. Barendse
1938-10-05 SS Normandie

1938-10-05 SS Normandie Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Compagnie Générale Transatlantique CGT - French Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 5 October 1938
  • Route: Le Havre to New York via Southampton
  • Commander: Captain Pierre THOREUX
1938-10-15 RMS Britannic

1938-10-15 RMS Britannic Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: White Star Line
  • Class of Passengers: Members of the American Legion (First, Tourist and Third Class)
  • Date of Departure: 15 October 1938
  • Route: Southampton and Le Havre to New York via Cobh
  • Commander: Captain A. T. Brown, R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the SS Bremen of the North German Lloyd, Departing 22 October 1938 from Bremen to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg

1938-10-22 SS Bremen Cabin Class Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: North German Lloyd (Norddeutscher Lloyd)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 22 October 1938
  • Route: Bremen to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain A. Ahrens
Front Cover of a Tourist and Third Class Passenger List from the SS Bremen of the North German Lloyd, Departing 22 October 1938 from Bremen to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg

1938-10-22 SS Bremen Tourist and Third Class Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: North German Lloyd (Norddeutscher Lloyd)
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 22 October 1938
  • Route: Bremen to New York via Southampton and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain A. Ahrens
Front Cover of a Third Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, Departing 29 October 1938 from Southampton to New York via Cherbourg

1938-10-29 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 29 October 1938
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain R. B. Irving, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
1938-11-03 SS New York

1938-11-03 SS New York Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Hamburg Amerika Linie / Hamburg American Line (HAPAG)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin, Tourist, and Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 3 November 1938
  • Route: Hamburg to New York via Southampton, Cherbourg, and Cobh
  • Commander: Captain B. Majewski
Front Cover of a Third Class Passenger List from the RMS Queen Mary of the Cunard Line, Departing 12 November 1938 from Southampton to New York via Cherbourg

1938-11-12 RMS Queen Mary Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Third Class
  • Date of Departure: 12 November 1938
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain G. Gibbons, R.D., R.N.R.

Other 1938 Passenger Lists Available at the GG Archives

  • Cunard Line RMS Carinthia, 1938-01-15, Liverpool to Boston and New York via Greenock, Commanded by Captain P. A. Murchie, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
  • Cunard Line SS Aquitania, 1938-06-01, New York to Southampton, Commanded by Captain J. C. Townley, R.D., R.N.R.
  • CGT-French Line SS De Grasse, 1938-07-02, Le Havre to New York, Commanded by Captain Louis Blanquie
  • Cunard Line RMS Aquitania, 1938-08-10, Southampton to New York via Cherbourg, Commanded by Captain J. C. Townley, R.D., R.N.R.
  • CGT-French Line SS Paris, 1938-08-16, Le Havre to New York via Southampton and Cobh, Commanded by Captain Etienne Payen de la Garanderie
  • Cunard Line RMS Franconia, 1938-08-19, Liverpool to Boston and New York via Belfast and Greenock, Commanded by Captain P. A. Murchie, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
  • Cunard Line RMS Aquitania, 1938-08-24, Southampton to New York via Cherbourg, Commanded by Captain J. C. Townley, R.D., R.N.R.
  • Cunard Line RMS Aquitania, 1938-09-07, Southampton to New York via Cherbourg, Commanded by Captain J. C. Townley, R.D., R.N.R.
  • Cunard Line RMS Laconia, 1938-09-10, Liverpool to Boston and New York via Dublin and Galway, Captain W. C. Battle, D.S.C., R.D., R.N.R.
  • Cunard Line RMS Ausonia, 1938-10-15, Southampton to Quebec and Montreal via Le Havre, Commanded by Captain C. H. Bate, R.D., R.N.R.
  • CGT-French Line SS Champlain, 1938-10-22, New York to Le Havre via Plymouth, Commanded by Captain Jules Duchesne

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