RMS Albertic - History and Ephemera Collection
Albertic (1923) White Star Line.
Built by Weser Yard, Bremen. Tonnage: 18,940. Dimensions: 590' X 72'. Twin-screw, 16 knots. Two masts and two funnels. Note: Completed in 1920 and turned over to the British Controller of Shipping. Sold to the Royal Mail Line, who renamed her Ohio for use on their England to New York service. Later sold to the White Star Line. Ex-Munchen. Fate: Broken up by Japanese shipbreakers in 1934.
Ephemera for the RMS Albertic are available at the GG Archives, including Passenger Lists, Menus, Brochures, Event Programs, and more.
- Class of Passengers: Second Class
- Date of Departure: 9 September 1927
- Route: Liverpool to Quebec and Montreal via Queenstown (Cobh)
- Commander: Captain W. H. Parker, C.B.E., R.D. (Capt. R.N.R., Retd.)
- Class of Passengers: Tourist
- Date of Departure: 14 June 1928
- Route: Montreal and Quebec to Southampton, Le Havre, and London
- Commander: Captain F. F. Summers, R.D., (Cmdr., R.N.R., Retd.)
Sports Events Held on Board S.S. “Albertic” on a voyage from Montreal To London, 14 June 1928. Featured events included Shuffleboard, Deck Tennis, Potato Race, Skipping Competition, Dancing, Tug of War, Bridge, Whist, and Coat Race. A Fancy Dress Ball and Children’s Tea Party are also planned.
Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Card from 15 June 1928 on board the RMS Albertic of the White Star Line features passenger annotated Bill of Fare selections offering Chicken Okra, Poached Kingfish, Homard, and Delaware Pudding. The reverse side has the Delaware Pudding recipe ingredients written out by the ship's chef.
Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Postcard from 17 June 1928 on board the SS Albertic of the White Star Line features Broiled Salmon with Hollandaise Sauce and Consommé Cloiseul with Chancellor Pudding for Desert. The reverse side contained the Bill of Fare and Postcard (postally unused).
Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Card from Monday, 18 June 1928 on board the RMS Albertic of the White Star Line featured Poached Halibut, Trouvillaise, Fore and Hind Quarters of Lamb, Mint Sauce, and Ice Cream and Wafers for dessert.
Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Card from 19 June 1928 on board the RMS Albertic featured an image of a French Frigate of the Olden Times. Bill of Fare selections included Cream Argenteuil, Poached Brill, Shrimp Sauce, and Chocolate Pudding for dessert.
Vintage Dinner Bill of Fare Card from Wednesday, 20 June 1928 on board the RMS Albertic of the White Star Line. The Bill of Fare featured Cream Valencienne, Poached Turbot, Sauce Homard, and Bermuda Pudding for dessert.
Program of a grand concert held in the tourist dining saloon on board RMS Albertic of the White Star Line on Thursday, June 21st, 1928 at 8 30 p.m. Variety show included musical numbers, readings, recitation, step dance, and the presentation of sports prizes.
- Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
- Date of Departure: 17 August 1929
- Route: Liverpool to Boston and New York via Belfast and Glassgow
- Commander: Captain F. F. Summers, R.D., (Cmdr. RNR, Retd.)
Stationery Letterhead for the White Star Line SS Albertic Containing a McCorquodale Fine Watermark, 1923. GGA Image ID # 1d640f7b18
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