Contact the GG Archives

Anderson, SC USA

Passage Tickets & Contracts - 1940s-1950s

All Passage Contracts & Tickets for the 1940s-1950s available at the GG Archives. These unique contracts represent primary source documents of the voyage of many immigrants. Our collection includes a variety of types and classes and provides an invaluable account of the cost of passage.

Front Cover, Blue Star Line Saloon Passenger's Ticket for Passage During World War II From Adelaide to an Egyptian Port, Departing from Adeline for the First Egyptian Port Dated December 1943.

Blue Star Line Saloon Passenger's Ticket for Passage During World War II From Adelaide to an Egyptian Port, Departing from Adeline for the First Egyptian Port Dated December 1943.

Includes Customs Application for an Ordinary Licence to Export Goods, Baggage Insurance Policy from Lloyd's of London, and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value.

1943-12-14 Saloon Passenger's Ticket - Adelaide to Egyptian Port

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 14 December 1943
  • Steamship Line: Blue Star Line
  • Steamship: Not Stated
  • Route: Adelaide to First Egyptian Port
  • Ticket Type: Saloon Passenger's Ticket
  • Voyage Class: Saloon
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. Rose Slutzkin
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Not Stated
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: AU£93 15s 0d / $5,528.00 AUD in 2020

Oceanic Steamship Company One Way Cabin Class Contract Ticket for Passage on the SS Marine Phoenix, Departing from San Francisco for Sydney, Dated 16 September 1947.

Unique cabin class passage ticket San Francisco to Sydney on USN troop transport Marine Phoenix leased by the Oceanic Steamship Company and Operated by Matson Navigation Company for this and other voyages during 1947-1949.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1947-09-16 Contract Ticket ID Check - SS Marine Phoenix

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 16 September 1947 / 20 September 1947
  • Steamship Line: Oceanic Steamship Company
  • Steamship: SS Marine Phoenix
  • Route: San Francisco to Sydney
  • Ticket Type: Contract Ticket ID Check
  • Voyage Class: Cabin Class
  • Name on Contract: Miss Mary B. BARTLETT
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Not Stated
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $304.00 / $3,520.00 USD in 2020

Orient Line First Class Passage Ticket for Passage on the SS Orion, Departing from Sydney for Tilbury Dated 7 February 1948.

First Class Ticket for Passage from Sydney to Southampton on the SS Orion of the Orient Line, voyage to being on or about the 7th of February 1948 for one adult who paid £115 for passage.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1948-02-07 Passage Contract - Sydney to London (Tilbury) or Southampton

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 7 February 1948
  • Steamship Line: Orient Line
  • Steamship: SS Orion
  • Route: Sydney to London (Tilbury) or Southampton
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: First Class
  • Name on Contract: Miss M. B. Bartlett
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Australian
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: £115 0s 0d / £4,275.00 GBP in 2020

Passenger's Receipt and Copy of the Transportation Contract, American Export Lines, Agents for Italia S.A.N. Genoa

Passage Receipt and transportation contract for passage on the SS Vulcania of the Italia Line sailing 1 May 1948 from Alexandria to New York for a 24-year-old American male from Dallas, Texas.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1948-04-27 Passage Contract - Alexandria to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 27 April 1948 / 1 May 1948
  • Steamship Line: American Export Lines
  • Steamship: SS Vulcania
  • Route: Alexandria to New York
  • Ticket Type: Passenger's Receipt and Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: One Class Accommodations Only — First Class
  • Name on Contract: Mr. Franklin E. RANSOM
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $275.00 / $2,960.00 USD in 2020

Swedish American Line Prepaid Tourist Class Westbound Passage Ticket, Departing from Bremerhaven for New York, Dated 13 November 1951.

Prepaid Tourist Class Passage Ticket dated 13 November 1951 for German Immigrant, Departing from Bremerhaven on 24 February 1952 and arriving in New York on 6 March 1962 on the MS Gripsholm of the Swedish American Line. Toral Fare was $193.00.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1951-11-13 Prepaid Passage Contract - Bremen to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 13 November 1951 / 24 February 1952
  • Steamship Line: Swedish American Line
  • Steamship: MS Gripsholm
  • Route: Bremerhaven (Bremen) to New York
  • Ticket Type: Prepaid Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Tourist Class
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. Margarete Lenz
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): German
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $193.00 / $1,920.00 USD in 2020

Front Side, Cunard Line Tourist Class Passage Ticket for Passage on the RMS Queen Mary, Departing from New York for Southampton Dated 7 February 1953.

Tourist Class passage ticket on the Cunard Line RMS Queen Mary, sailing from New York for Southampton on 7 February 1953 on Pier 90, North River where passengers embarked between 8:30 and 11:30 am for this voyage.

Includes Page from the U.S. Departing Passenger and Crew List for this 21-year-old passenger.

1953-02-07 Passage Ticket - New York to Southampton

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 7 February 1953
  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Steamship: RMS Queen Mary
  • Route: New York to Southampton
  • Ticket Type: Passage Ticket
  • Voyage Class: Tourist Class
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. Pauline Bunt
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: Not Stated

Front Cover, Eastbound Passage Contract No. E 4699 from the Norwegian America Line dated 29 June 1953

First Class Eastbound passage contract on the Norwegian America Line SS Stavangerfjord sailing on 14 July 1953. Ticket was purchased with the Westbound return passage on the SS Oslofjord sailing on 9 September 1953.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1953-07-14 Passage Contract - New York to Bergen

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 14 July 1953 / 24 July 1953 (EB) | 9 September 1953 (WB)
  • Steamship Line: Norwegian America Line
  • Steamship: SS Stavangerfjord (Eastbound) / SS Oslofjord (Westbound)
  • Route: New York to Bergen
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: First Class
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. Katherine H. Somerville
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $295.00 / $2,850.00 USD in 2020

SITMAR Passage Contract Ticket for Passage on the SS Castel Felice, Departing from Le Havre to New York Dated 1 September 1956.

Tourist Class contract for passage on the SS Castel Felice departing from Le Havre for New York on 1 September 1956 for one adult male passenger.

Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value computations are included.

1956-09-01 Passage Contract - Le Havre to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 1 September 1956
  • Steamship Line: SITMAR Line (Societa Italiana Trasporti Marittimi S.p.A.)
  • Steamship: SS Castel Felice
  • Route: Le Havre to New York
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Tourist Class
  • Name on Contract: Charles BUTLER
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Unknown
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $195.00 / $1,860.00 USD in 2020

 

Return to Top of Page

Immigrant Passage Contracts & Tickets
GG Archives

Passage Contracts & Tickets by Class

Passage Contracts & Tickets by Year

Passage Contracts & Tickets

Articles and Book Excerpts About Steamship Tickets and Contracts

Immigration Archives

Search Our Ship Passenger Lists