SS Cassandra Archival Collection

 

SS Cassandra (1906) of the Donaldson Line.

SS Cassandra (1906) of the Donaldson Line. The Syren and Shipping, 2 January 1907. GGA Image ID # 207c52c8e4

 

 

Cassandra (1906) Anchor-Donaldson Line

Built by Scott's Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Greenock, Scotland. Tonnage: 8,135. Dimensions: 455' x 53'. Propulsion: Twin- screw, 14 knots. Triple expansion engines. Masts and Funnels: Two masts and one funnel. Passengers: 200 second and 1,000 third. Alternate Configuration: Tonnage originally 7,396. Maiden voyage: Glasgow-Quebec- Montreal, September 22, 1906. World War I Service: The Cassandra served as a troop ship. Other Service: From 1922 to 1924, the Cassandra was chartered to the Cunard Line. Modifications: In 1925, Donaldson converted the Cassandra to carry freight and renamed her to S.S. Carmia. Sale: Sold the Carmia to Arnold Bernstein of Hamburg, who converted her to carry cattle, and renamed her to S.S. Drachenstein. Renamed: (a) Carmia (b) Drachtenstein (Bernstein Line). Fate: Scrapped in Kiel, Germany in 1934.

 

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1914-08-29 Passenger Manifest for the TSS Cassandra

1914-08-29 TSS Cassandra Passenger List

Steamship Line: Donaldson Line

Class of Passengers: Cabin

Date of Departure: 29 August 1914

Route: Glasgow to Quebec and Montreal

Commander: Captain Robert C. Brown

 

Front Cover of a Cabin Passenger List from the TSS Cassandra of the Anchor-Donaldson Line, Departing 12 May 1920 from Glasgow to Québec and Montréal.

1920-05-12 TSS Cassandra Passenger List

Steamship Line: Anchor-Donaldson Line

Class of Passengers: Cabin

Date of Departure: 12 May 1920

Route: Glasgow to Québec and Montréal

Commander: Captain James Black

 

Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Cassandra of the Anchor-Donaldson Line, Departing Sunday, 8 May 1921 from Montreal to Glasgow.

1921-05-08 RMS Cassandra Passenger List

Steamship Line: Anchor-Donaldson Line

Class of Passengers: Cabin

Date of Departure: 8 May 1921

Route: Montreal to Glasgow

Commander: Captain James Black

 

Front Cover of a Second Cabin Passenger List from the SS Cassandra of the Anchor-Donaldson Line, Departing 28 March 1923 from Glasgow to Halifax and Portland, ME

1923-03-28 TSS Cassandra Passenger List

Steamship Line: Anchor-Donaldson Line

Class of Passengers: Second Cabin

Date of Departure: 28 March 1923

Route: Glasgow to Halifax and Portland, ME

Commander: Captain W. E. Mitchell

 

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Westbound Second Cabin Ticket Order Dated 8 July 1914.

SS Cassandra Westbound Ticket Order - 8 July 1914

Westbound Ticket Order dated 8 July 1914 from the Donaldson Line for Second Cabin Passenger Miss Ruth Immel, departing on the SS Cassandra from Glasgow to Montreal, Issued by C.V. Dasey & Son, Boston.

 

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Landing Card for Mr. John Laing, Age 60, Second Cabin Passenger on the SS Cassandra, Passed Civil Examination by Canadian Immigration Officials at Halifax on 8 April 1923.

Landing Card for Mr. John Laing, Age 60, Second Cabin Passenger on the SS Cassandra, Passed Civil Examination by Canadian Immigration Officials at Halifax on 8 April 1923. GGA Image ID # 207c92185f

 

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Sailing Schedule, Glasgow-Quebec-Montreal, from 29 August 1914 to 21 November 1914.

Sailing Schedule, Glasgow-Quebec-Montreal, from 29 August 1914 to 21 November 1914. Ships Included the Athenia, Cassandra, Letitia, and Saturnia. SS Cassandra Passenger List, 29 August 1914. GGA Image ID # 207c14019a

 

Sailing Schedule, Hamburg-Southampton-New York, and Liverpool-Québec and Montréal, from 3 August 1922 to 11 November 1922.

Sailing Schedule, Hamburg-Southampton-New York, and Liverpool-Québec and Montréal, from 3 August 1922 to 11 November 1922. Ships Included the Albania, Ausonia, Cassandra, Caronia, Saxonia, and Tyrrhenia. RMS Laconia Passenger List, 24 August 1922. GGA Image ID # 1e9b52e7a7

 

Eastbound Sailing Schedule from the US and Canadian Ports to European Ports, from 18 June 1924 to 3 September 1924.

Eastbound Sailing Schedule from the US and Canadian Ports to European Ports, from 18 June 1924 to 3 September 1924. Ships Included the Albania, Andania, Antonia, Aquitania, Assyria, Athenia, Ausonia, Berengaria, California, Cameronia, Carmania, Caronia, Cassandra, Columbia, Franconia, Laconia, Lancastria, Mauretania, Samaria, Saturnia, Saxonia, Scythia, and Tuscania. RMS Aquitania Second Class Passenger List, 18 June 1924. GGA Image ID # 20aea275f3

 

Westbound Sailing Schedule, from European Ports to Canadian and US Ports, from 19 June 1924 to 26 August 1924.

Westbound Sailing Schedule, from European Ports to Canadian and US Ports, from 19 June 1924 to 26 August 1924. Ships Included the Albania, Andania, Antonia, Aquitania, Assyria, Athenia, Ausonia, Berengaria, California, Cameronia, Carmania, Caronia, Cassandra, Columbia, Franconia, Laconia, Lancastria, Mauretania, Samaria, Saturnia, Saxonia, Scythia, and Tuscania. RMS Aquitania Second Class Passenger List, 18 June 1924. GGA Image ID # 20aeac371f

 

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Track Chart, Memorandum of Log, and Distances from the Back Cover of SS Cassandra Passenger List, 29 August 1914.

Track Chart, Memorandum of Log, and Distances from the Back Cover of SS Cassandra Passenger List, 29 August 1914. GGA Image ID # 207bbcf931

 

Back Cover, Track Chart of North Atlantic Ocean, Distances, and Memorandum of Log for Daily Run, TSS Cassandra Cabin Passenger List - 12 May 1920.

Back Cover, Track Chart of North Atlantic Ocean, Distances, and Memorandum of Log for Daily Run, TSS Cassandra Cabin Passenger List - 12 May 1920. Note: Top and Bottom are Duplicated from the Left and Right Sides for Readability. GGA Image ID # 207d1465fd

 

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Title Page Includes Senior Officers and Staff, SS Cassandra Cabin Passenger List, 29 August 1914.

Title Page Includes Senior Officers and Staff, SS Cassandra Cabin Passenger List, 29 August 1914. GGA Image ID # 207b3b396f

 

Title Page Includes Senior Officers and Staff, SS Cassandra Cabin Passenger List, 12 May 1920.

Title Page Includes Senior Officers and Staff, SS Cassandra Cabin Passenger List, 12 May 1920. GGA Image ID # 207d27ae77

 

Title Page Includes Senior Officers and Staff, SS Cassandra Cabin Passenger List, 8 May 1921.

Title Page Includes Senior Officers and Staff, SS Cassandra Cabin Passenger List, 8 May 1921. GGA Image ID # 207bf93ceb

 

Title Page Includes Senior Officers and Staff, SS Cassandra Cabin Passenger List, 28 March 1923.

Title Page Includes Senior Officers and Staff, SS Cassandra Cabin Passenger List, 28 March 1923. GGA Image ID # 207ca4ff48

 

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Marconi Wireless Telegrams on the Donaldson Line of Steamers. SS Cassandra Passenger List, 29 August 1914.

Marconi Wireless Telegrams on the Donaldson Line of Steamers. SS Cassandra Passenger List, 29 August 1914. GGA Image ID # 207b6fe345

 

Marconi Wireless Telegrams with Rates to Canada, United Kingdom, and Ship to Ship, TSS Cassandra Cabin Passenger List - 12 May 1920.

Marconi Wireless Telegrams with Rates to Canada, United Kingdom, and Ship to Ship, TSS Cassandra Cabin Passenger List - 12 May 1920. GGA Image ID # 207cd232a2

 

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Front Cover, A Century of Sea Travel: Personal Accounts from the Steamship Era by Christopher Deakes and Tom Stanley, 2010.

A Century of Sea Travel: Personal Accounts from the Steamship Era

This book is a voyage through the life of the passenger steamship, a voyage described by travellers who sailed on these vessels, and it carries within it their thoughts and experiences, mirrored here in words and pictures.

 

Front Cover and Spine, Passenger Ships of the World, Past and Present by Eugene W. Smith, 1963.

Passenger Ships of the World - 1963

Passenger Ships of the World, 1963, represents an incredible resource covering passenger ships that are Trans-Atlantic, Trans-Pacific, Trans-Pacific via Panama Canal, Latin American, Africa and the Eastern Oceans, and California-Hawaii.

 

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Back Cover, Anchor-Donaldson Line SS Cassandra Second Cabin Passenger List, 28 March 1923.

Back Cover, Anchor-Donaldson Line SS Cassandra Second Cabin Passenger List, 28 March 1923. GGA Image ID # 207c93e0eb

 

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