Ship 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.
1943-12-14 Saloon Passenger's Ticket - Adelaide to Egyptian Port
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.
1947-09-16 Contract Ticket ID Check - SS Marine Phoenix
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.
1948-02-07 Passage Contract - Sydney to London (Tilbury) or Southampton
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.
1948-04-27 Passage Contract - Alexandria to New York
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.
1951-11-13 Prepaid Passage Contract - Bremen to New York
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.
1953-02-07 Passage Ticket - New York to Southampton
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.
1953-07-14 Passage Contract - New York to Bergen
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.
1956-09-01 Passage Contract - Le Havre to New York
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.