RMS Saxonia Archival Collection

 

RMS Saxonia and RMS Ivernia. Length: 600 Feet. Breadth: 64 Feet, 3 Inches. Tonnage: 14, 058 (Ivernia); 14,280 (Saxonia).

RMS Saxonia and RMS Ivernia. Length: 600 Feet. Breadth: 64 Feet, 3 Inches. Tonnage: 14, 058 (Ivernia); 14,280 (Saxonia). GGA Image ID # 118ba12cc0

 

 

Saxonia (1900) Cunard Line

Built by John Brown & Co., Clydebank, Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 14,197. Dimensions: 580'x 64' (600' o.l.). Propulsion: Twin-screw, 16 knots. Quadruple expansion engines. Masts and Funnels: Four masts and one funnel. Distinctive liner: she had the tallest funnel ever fitted to a ship. Cost: About $1,600,000 to build. Passengers: 160 first, 200 second, 1,600 third. Maiden voyage: Liverpool-Boston, May 22, 1900. Transferred to Trieste-New York service in 1911. Post WW1 Service: After the First World War she was placed in the Liverpool-New York service. Fate: Sold to Dutch shipbreakers in March 1925. Broken up by 1926. Sister ship: Ivernia. Note: The Ivernia's funnel was of the same height (106 feet high from deck level) as the Saxonia's.

 

Saxonia (1954) Cunard Line

Built by John Brown & Co., Clydebank, Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 21,637. Dimensions: 586' x 80' (608' o.l.). Propulsion: Twin-screw, 21 knots. Four steam turbines geared to 2 screw shafts. Launched: February 17, 1954. Passengers: 125 first and 800 tourist. Maiden Voyage: Commenced her maiden voyage from Liverpool to Quebec and Montreal, September 2, 1954. Service Changes: Transferred to the Liverpool-New York service in 1961. Sister ships: Carinthia, Ivernia and Sylvania. Note: These liners were designed for the Canadian service of the Cunard Line.

 

The RMS Saxonia departed Liverpool on her maiden voyage on 22 May 1900, bound for Boston, Massachusetts. She operated on the Liverpool–Boston route until 1909. She shifted on an alternating basis between Boston and New York, and between Liverpool and the Adriatic ports of Fiume and Trieste. [1]

 

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1902 Passenger Manifest Cover - Cunard Line Saxonia

1902-09-16 RMS Saxonia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 16 September 1902
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston
  • Commander: Captain R. C. Warr

 

Passenger Manifest, Cunard Line RMS Saxonia, 1904, Liverpool to Boston

1904-10-25 RMS Saxonia Passenger List

Steamship Line: Cunard Line

Class of Passengers: Saloon

Date of Departure: 25 October 1904

Route: Liverpool to Boston

Commander: Captain Thomas Potter

Récapitulation: 48 Saloon, 184 Second Cabin, 1,691 Steerage/Third Class, and 1,923 Total Passengers.

Notable Passengers: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and John McCreath Farquhar

 

Front Cover, Cunard SS Saxonia Second Cabin Passenger List - 23 May 1905.

1905-05-23 SS Saxonia Passenger List

Steamship Line: Cunard Line

Class of Passengers: Second Cabin

Date of Departure: 23 May 1905

Route: Boston to Liverpool

Commander: Captain James Clayton Barr

 

1906-08-21 Passenger Manifest for the SS Saxonia

1906-08-21 SS Saxonia Passenger List

Steamship Line: Cunard Line

Class of Passengers: Second Cabin

Date of Departure: 21 August 1906

Route: Boston to Liverpool

Commander: Captain J. T. W. Charles

 

1907 Passenger Manifest Cover, Cunard Line Saxonia

1907-09-17 RMS Saxonia Passenger List

Steamship Line: Cunard Line

Class of Passengers: Second Cabin

Date of Departure: 17 September 1907

Route: Liverpool to New York and Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)

Commander: Captain E. H. Pentecost

 

Passenger Manifest, Cunard Line Saxonia 1909 Liverpool To Boston

1909-07-27 RMS Saxonia Passenger List

Steamship Line: Cunard Line

Class of Passengers: Saloon

Date of Departure: 27 July 1909

Route: Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)

Commander: Captain E. H. Pentecost

 

First Page, Cunard Line SS Saxonia Saloon Class Passenger List - 19 July 1910

1910-07-19 SS Saxonia Passenger List

Steamship Line: Cunard Line

Class of Passengers: Saloon Class

Date of Departure: 19 July 1910

Route: Boston to Liverpool

Commander: Captain Arthur H. Rostron

Récaptiulation: 87 Saloon Class, 307 Second Class, 381 Third Class, 278 Crew Members, and 1,053 Total Souls on Board.

 

Front Cover, Cunard RMS Saxonia Saloon Passenger List - 21 August 1912

1912-08-21 RMS Saxonia Passenger List

Steamship Line: Cunard Line

Class of Passengers: Saloon

Date of Departure: 21 August 1912

Route: Trieste to New York via Fiume, Patras, Naples, and Gibraltar

Commander: Captain D. S. Miller (CDR R.N.R.).

Récapitulation: 223 Saloon, 181 Second Cabin, 1,702 Steerage/Third Class, and 2,105 Total Passengers.

 

Front Cover of a Tourist Class Passenger List from the RMS Saxonia of the Cunard Line, Departing 27 July 1960 from Southampton to Québec and Montréal.

1960-07-27 RMS Saxonia Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Cunard Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 27 July 1960
  • Route: Southampton to Québec and Montréal via Le Havre
  • Commander: Captain H. J. Chaloner, R.D., R.N.R.

 

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Front Cover, Reprinted From "BUSINESS ILLUSTRATED".	December, 1902.

1902 - The Story of the Cunard Line

Cunard Steamship Company, Limited, one of the oldest and most famous of British steam navigation undertakings elected to remain independent and outside the scope of the great Trust. This is their Story as published by BUSINESS ILLUSTRATED. December 1902. Lavishly Illustrated including Interior Photographs. Ships Featured: Britannia, Scotia, Russia, Servia, Umbria, Etruria, Campania, Lucania, Ivernia, Saxonia.

 

Front Cover, "Famous Cunarders," Published by the Cunard Line 21 March 1910.

1910-03-21 - Famous Cunarders

8-Page Booklet/Leaflet from 1910 titled "Famous Cunarders" provided an illustrated introduction to their "A"-List Cunard fleet including the Campania, Carmania & Caronia, Carpathia, Lusitania & Mauretania, Pannonia, and the Saxonia & Ivernia.

 

Front Cover, Going Abroad via Cunard and Anchor Lines, 1923, Brochure No. A&P 20154-23.

Going Abroad via Cunard and Anchor Lines - 1923

Excellent brochure from 1923 provides numerous photographs, the majority interior views of the many steamships in the fleets of the Cunard and Anchor Lines. Ships covered include Albania, Aquitania, Assyria, Berengaria, Cameronia, Carmania, Caronia, Columbia, Franconia, Laconia, Mauretania, Samaria, Saxonia, Scythia, Tuscania, Tyrrhenia, and "A" Class Ships.

Additional features included Cold Buffets, Assorted Staterooms, and a large format Map of "Strange Lands and Foreign Ports Reached by Cunard and Anchor Passenger Services."

 

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Sailing Schedule, Liverpool-New York Service, Liverpool-Boston Service, and Hungarian-American Service, from 31 May 1904 to 2 August 1904.

Sailing Schedule, Liverpool-New York Service, Liverpool-Boston Service, and Hungarian-American Service, from 31 May 1904 to 2 August 1904. Ships Included the Aurania, Etruria, Ivernia, Lucania, Pannonia, Saxonia, Slavonia, Sylvania, Ultonia, and Umbria. In October. 1903, the "Aurania" and "Carpathia" inaugurated the Now York and Mediterranean Service. This Service is now continued by the fine Twin-Screw Steamers "Slavonia," " Pannonia" and " Ultonia." The ports of call are Trieste and Fiume in the Adriatic, and Palermo and Naples In the Mediterranean. An Atlantic Fleet List is Also Provided. RMS Etruria Passenger List, 11 June 1904. GGA Image ID # 1e6ebbe24c

 

Proposed Sailings, Liverpool-Queenstown (Cobh)-New York, New York-Mediterranean-Adriatic, and Liverpool-Queenstown (Cobh)-Boston, from 20 September 1904 to 3 January 1905.

Proposed Sailings, Liverpool-Queenstown (Cobh)-New York, New York-Mediterranean-Adriatic, and Liverpool-Queenstown (Cobh)-Boston, from 20 September 1904 to 3 January 1905. Ships Included the Campania, Carpathia, Etruria, Ivernia, Lucania, Pannonia, Saxonia, Slavonia, Sylvania, Ultonia, and Umbria. SS Carpathia Passenger List, 4 October 1904. GGA Image ID # 1e18ccfaad

 

Sailing Schedule, Liverpool-New York and Boston Services, from 25 March 1908 to 11 August 1908.

Sailing Schedule, Liverpool-New York and Boston Services, from 25 March 1908 to 11 August 1908. Ships Included the Campania, Carmania, Caronia, Etruria, Ivernia, Lucania, Lusitania, Mauretania, Saxonia, Sylvania, and Umbria. The Sylvania is a Freight Steamer and Does Not Carry Passengers. RMS Mauretania Passenger List, 11 April 1908. GGA Image ID # 1e3195b748

 

Proposed Sailings, Liverpool-Boston Service, Liverpool-New York Service, and Hungarian-American Service Covering 18 May 1909 to 11 September 1909.

Proposed Sailings, Liverpool-Boston Service, Liverpool-New York Service, and Hungarian-American Service Covering 18 May 1909 to 11 September 1909. Ships Include the Campania, Carmania, Caronia, Carpathia, Ivernia, Lucania, Lusitania, Mauretania, Pannonia, Saxonia, Slavonia, and Ultonia. It also contains the Cunard Atlantic Fleet List. RMS Ivernia Passenger List, 18 May 1909. GGA Image ID # 1dc96786d6

 

Sailing Schedule, New York and Boston-Liverpool, from 7 September 1909 to 21 February 1910.

Sailing Schedule, New York and Boston-Liverpool, from 7 September 1909 to 21 February 1910. Ships Included the Campania, Carmania, Caronia, Ivernia, Lusitania, Mauretania, and Saxonia. NOTE: The Sylvania is a Freight Steamer and Does Not Carry Passengers. RMS Mauretania Saloon Passenger List, 6 October 1909. GGA Image ID # 20fa83835c

 

Proposed Sailings, Liverpool-New York Service, Liverpool-Boston Service, and Hugarian-American Service from 23 March 1911.

Proposed Sailings, Liverpool-New York Service, Liverpool-Boston Service, and Hugarian-American Service from 23 March 1911. Ships Include the Campania, Carmania, Caronia, Carpathia, Franconia, Ivernia, Lusitania, Mauretania, Pannonia, Saxonia, and Ultonia. RMS Caronia Passenger List, 1 April 1911. GGA Image ID # 1dc9aa5170

 

Cunard Liverpool-New York and Boston Services Sailing Schedule from 18 July 1911 to 16 January 1912.

Cunard Liverpool-New York and Boston Services. Sailing Schedule from 18 July 1911 to 16 January 1912. Ships Include the Caronia, Mauretania, Lusitania, Carmania, Campania, Franconia, Saxonia, and Ivernia. GGA Image ID # 1db72eac98

 

Cunard Hungarian-American Service, 1911 to 1912 Sailing Schedule.

Cunard Hungarian-American Service, 1911 to 1912 Sailing Schedule. Ships Include the Pannonia, Carpathia, Saxonia, Ultonia, Franconia, and Caronia. GGA Image ID # 1db734ebb3

 

Proposed Sailings, Liverpool-New York Service, Liverpool-Boston Service, and Hungarian-American Service from 2 March 1912 to 6 August 1912.

Proposed Sailings, Liverpool-New York Service, Liverpool-Boston Service, and Hungarian-American Service from 2 March 1912 to 6 August 1912. Ships Include the Campania, Carmania, Caronia, Carpathia, Franconia, Ivernia, Laconia, Lusitania, Mauretania, Pannonia, and Saxonia. RMS Caronia Passenger List, 30 March 1912. GGA Image ID # 1dc9e8927c

 

Cunard Hungarian-American Service Sailing Schedule from 2 May 1912 to 16 October 1912.

Cunard Hungarian-American Service Sailing Schedule from 2 May 1912 to 16 October 1912. Ships Include the Carpathia, Ivernia, Pannonia, and Saxonia. MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE.—On the 15th February. 1913. the new Twin-Screw Steamer Laconia " will sail from New York to the Mediterranean under charter to Mr. F. C Clark. Full particulars will be announced later. GGA Image ID # 1dbc920ba4

 

Proposed Sailings Liverpool-New York Service, Liverpool-Boston Service, and Hungarian-American Service from 9 November 1912 to 11 March 1913.

Proposed Sailings Liverpool-New York Service, Liverpool-Boston Service, and Hungarian-American Service from 9 November 1912 to 11 March 1913. Ships Include Campania, Carmania, Caronia, Carpathia, Franconia, Ivernia, Laconia, Lusitania, Mauretania, Pannonia, Saxonia, and Ultonia. SS Carmania Passenger List, 23 November 1912. GGA Image ID # 1dc95f6c98

 

Sailing Schedule, Southampton-Cherbourg-New York, from 12 August 1922 to 7 November 1922.

Sailing Schedule, Southampton-Cherbourg-New York, from 12 August 1922 to 7 November 1922. Ships Included the Aquitania, Berengaria, Caronia, Mauretania, and Saxonia. RMS Laconia Passenger List, 24 August 1922. GGA Image ID # 1e9b0b592b

 

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

 

Sailing Schedule, Liverpool-Queenstown (Cobh)-New York and London-New York, from 8 September 1923 to 1 December 1923.

Sailing Schedule, Liverpool-Queenstown (Cobh)-New York and London-New York, from 8 September 1923 to 1 December 1923. Ships Included the Albania, Carmania, Caronia, Franconia, Laconia, Saxonia, and Scythia. RMS Berengaria Passenger List, 15 September 1923. GGA Image ID # 20aabdb22c

 

Sailing Schedule, Southampton-Cherbourg-New York, from 8 September 1923 to 25 March 1924.

Sailing Schedule, Southampton-Cherbourg-New York, from 8 September 1923 to 25 March 1924. Ships Included the Aquitania, Berengaria, Laconia, Mauretania, Saxonia, and Tyrrhenia. RMS Berengaria Passenger List, 15 September 1923. GGA Image ID # 20aa911fd7

 

Sailing Schedule, Southampton-Cherbourg-New York, from 13 October 1923 to 25 March 1924.

Sailing Schedule, Southampton-Cherbourg-New York, from 13 October 1923 to 25 March 1924. Ships Included the Albania, Andania, Antonia, Aquitania, Ausonia, Berengaria, Laconia, Mauretania, Saxonia, and Tyrrhenia. RMS Samaria Passenger List, 22 October 1923. GGA Image ID # 1f19fa1211

 

Sailing Schedule, Hamburg-London-Southampton-New York and New York-Plymouth-Cherbourg-London-Hamburg, from 13 October 1923 to 29 March 1924.

Sailing Schedule, Hamburg-London-Southampton-New York and New York-Plymouth-Cherbourg-London-Hamburg, from 13 October 1923 to 29 March 1924. Ships Included the Albania, Andania, Antonia, Ausonia, Laconia, Saxonia, and Tyrrhenia. RMS Samaria Passenger List, 22 October 1923. GGA Image ID # 1f19beaa99

 

Sailing Schedule, Liverpool or Southampton to Canadian Ports, From 5 October 1923 to 31 March 1924.

Sailing Schedule, Liverpool or Southampton to Canadian Ports, From 5 October 1923 to 31 March 1924. Ships Included the Andania, Antonia, Ausonia, Saxonia, and Tyrrhenia. RMS Samaria Passenger List 22 October 1923. GGA Image ID # 1f1a16b630

 

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

 

Sailing Schedule, Hamburg-London-New York, from 3 May 1924 to 8 November 1924.

Sailing Schedule, Hamburg-London-New York, from 3 May 1924 to 8 November 1924. Ships Included the Albania, Lancastria, and Saxonia. RMS Berengaria Passenger List, 24 May 1924. GGA Image ID # 20ac1df0b5

 

Sailing Schedule, Southampton-Cherbourg-New York, from 3 May 1925 to 8 October 1925.

Sailing Schedule, Southampton-Cherbourg-New York, from 3 May 1925 to 8 October 1925. Ships Included the Albania, Aquitania, Berengaria, Lancastria, Mauretania, Saxonia, and Scythia. RMS Berengaria Passenger List, 24 May 1925. GGA Image ID # 20ab1b7a1d

 

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Cunard Transatlantic Track Chart, 1902.

Cunard Transatlantic Track Chart, 1902. Back Cover of the RMS Saxonia Saloon Passenger List of 16 September 1902. GGA Image ID # 159b5cae82

 

Cunard Line Track Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, 1909.

Cunard Line Track Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, 1909. Included in a Saloon Class Passenger List of the RMS Saxonia From 27 July 1909. GGA Image ID# 159f13cbf6

 

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Minimum Rates of Passage, First Class, Second Cabin, or Third Class.

Minimum Rates of Passage, First Class, Second Cabin, or Third Class. Ships Included the Aquitania, Lusitania, Maruetania, Campania, Caronia, Carmania, Franconia, Laconia, Ivernia, Saxonia, Andania, Alaunia, Ascania, Ultonia, Ausonia, Carpathia, and Pannonia. Cunard Line Services 1914 Brochure. GGA Image ID # 1f7949ddf9

 

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Information for Passengers - 16 September 1902

Steamer Chairs may be hired from the Deck Steward at a cost of 4/- for the voyage.

Valuables and money should be deposited with the Purser, who will give a receipt for same on the Company's form.

Information as to the methods of Customs Inspection at Boston dutiable articles and rate of duty thereon, can be obtained from the Purser.

RMS Saxonia Passenger List - 16 September 1902

 

Information for Passengers - 23 May 1905

PASSENGERS desiring to have letters and telegrams forwarded by the Pilot from Boston Light, must hand same (fully prepaid) to the Purser within one hour after leaving dock.

All enquiries regarding Baggage should be made to the Purser; and Trunks. Wraps, etc., will be received, stored and shipped by the Company for the return voyage.

Steamer Chairs may he hired from the Deck Steward at a cost of $1.00 for the voyage.

Gentlemen are requested not to smoke in the saloons, staterooms, or companion-ways.

The Company is not responsible for theft if valuables or money are kept in the staterooms. The same should be placed in charge of the Purser for deposit in his safe, and a receipt for same will be given on the Company's form. As no charge is made for carriage, the Company cannot accept any responsibility for loss or damage, however arising, but passengers can protect themselves by insurance.

Tobacco, cigars, etc., wines, spirits and perfumery are liable to duty on being brought into the United Kingdom, and the smallest quantities should be declared to the Customs authorities when required.

Reprints of copyright books and music will be confiscated.

RMS Saxonia Passenger List - 23 May 1905

 

Information for Passengers - 21 August 1906

The establishment is announced of a Joint Service of the Cunard with the Peninsular & Oriental and with the Orient Pacific S. S. Companies, by which, via England or the Mediterranean, Passengers may be booked through to or from Egypt, India, China, Japan and Australia. Particulars of rates, sailings and connections on application.

The Boston Passenger Service of the Cunard Steamship Company is conducted by the "Ivernia" and "Saxonia," Twin-screw vessels of the following dimensions: Length over all, 600 ft.; breadth 64 ft. 3 ins., and over 14,000 tons gross tonnage. They are noted for their steadiness at sea in all weathers, and enjoy the reputation of being two of the most comfortable steamers in the Passenger Trade between the United States and England.

RMS Saxonia Passenger List - 21 August 1906

 

Information for Passengers - 17 September 1907

Passengers should obtain a receipt on the Company's form for any additional Passage Money or Freight paid on board.

The Purser is authorized to exchange money at the following rates. He will give American money for English at $4.80 to the pound sterling and English money for U.S. Currency at £1 sterling for $4.95.

This Steamer is Fitted with Marconi's System of Wireless Telegraphy, Also with The Submarine Signalling Apparatus.

RMS Saxonia Passenger List - 17 September 1907

 

Information for Passengers - 27 July 1909

The Surgeon is authorized to make customary charges, subject to the approval of the Commander, for treating any Passengers at their request for any illness not originating on board the ship. In the case of sickness contracted on board no charge will be made and medicine will be provided free.

Arrivals in Liverpool.—Time of Landing Passengers.— When any of the Company's steamers arrive alongside the Liverpool Landing Stage after 8:00 pm it is optional for the Passengers to go on shore that night. In the event, however, of their remaining on board, they will be landed after breakfast the following morning, either by tender or in dock as circumstances may make desirable.

When any of the Company's steamers cannot arrive alongside the Landing Stage at Liverpool by 9:30 pm, the steamer will not be brought to the Stage until the following morning.

To prevent inconvenience and to meet emergencies, any Passengers desirous of disembarking on arrival of the steamer will, when the vessel reaches the river (but not later than midnight), be landed, with hand baggage only, by tender, provided that the Purser is advised immediately after departure from Queenstown of the passenger's wish to do so. Notice will be placed in the Companionway on arrival at Queenstown advising Passengers of anticipated arrival at Liverpool, and arrangements for landing.

Arrivals in Boston.—When any of the Company's steamers arrive at the Wharf after 8:00 pm, Passengers have the option of remaining on board over night and landing after Breakfast the following morning.

Automobiles.—The Purser can give full information to Passengers who wish to hire Automobiles for Touring purposes, and on receipt of instructions will send Marconigram to Head Office ordering same.

RMS Saxonia Passenger List - 27 July 1909

 

Information for Passengers - 21 August 1912

Orchestra. A selected string orchestra plays at appropriate hours during the day and evening.

Staterooms. All staterooms are lighted by electricity, well ventilated and heated. Passengers are recommended to see that the doors of their staterooms are locked while the steamer is in port.

Exchange of Money. The Purser is authorized to exchange money at the following rates: English Money for U. S. Currency at £1 sterling for $4.95, and U. S. Currency for English at $4.80 to the pound sterling.

Tobacco, Cigars, Wines, Spirits, Etc., are liable to duty on being brought into Mediterranean Ports, and the smallest quantities should be declared to the Customs authorities, as required.

Landing and Embarking Expenses. The initial charge at all ports of call on Mediterranean Cruises will be borne by the Company, but subsequent charges must be paid by the passenger. The Purser will supply information.

Amusements. A number of games, such as shuffleboard, quoits, etc., are provided.

Attendance.- The Stewards have strict instructions to attend to the wants of passengers in a prompt and courteous manner.

An Experienced Surgeon is attached to every steamer. The Surgeon is authorized to make customary charges, subject to the approval of the Commander, for treating passengers at their request for any illness not originating on board the ship. In the case of sickness contracted on board no charge will be made for medicine and attendance.

Stop-over Tickets. Passengers are allowed to stop over at any intermediate port, and to continue the voyage without extra charge on any later steamer on which there may be room available and, in such accommodation, as may he vacant. Stop-over tickets must be procured from the Purser.

Travelers’ International Cheques. For the convenience of its patrons. The Cunard Company now issues Cheques of $10.00, $20.00, $50.00 and $100.00, with Foreign money equivalents, at which they will he. cashed by their Agents and Correspondents throughout the world, distinctly printed thereon: thus providing not only the safest and most economical means of taking funds abroad, with an absolute certainty as to value but also a simple and effective means of identification in case of need.

RMS Saxonia Passenger List - 21 August 1912

 

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Back Cover Cover, American & British Lights

American & British Lights - Cunard SS Saxonia Second Cabin Passenger List - 23 May 1905. GGA Image ID # 11c85243c6

 

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Carriage Fares From Cunard Wharf, East Boston to Boston, 1909.

Carriage Fares From Cunard Wharf, East Boston to Boston, 1909. Insert in a RMS Saxonia Saloon Class Passenger List From 27 July 1909. GGA Image ID # 159eecaa71

 

Division of the City of Boston Into Sections, 1909.

Division of the City of Boston Into Sections, 1909. Insert Included in a RMS Sasonia Saloon Class Passenger List From 27 July 1909. GGA Image ID # 159eef822d

 

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Cunard Line Atlantic Services and Fleet List with Tonnage and Assigned Commanders, 1911.

Cunard Line Atlantic Services and Fleet List with Tonnage and Assigned Commanders, 1911. Ships Included the Albania, Aquitania, Ascania, Ausonia, Campania, Carmania, Caronia, Carpathia, Franconia, Ivernia, Laconia, Lusitania, Mauretania, Pannonia, Saxonia, and Ultonia. RMS Franconia Passenger List, 8 August 1911. GGA Image ID # 1e8030fb50

 

Cunard Line Atlantic Services and Fleet List with Tonnage and Assigned Commanders, 1912.

Cunard Line Atlantic Services and Fleet List with Tonnage and Assigned Commanders, 1912. Ships Include the Alaunia, Albania, Andania, Aquitania, Ascania, Ausonia, Campania, Carmania, Caronia, Carpathia, Franconia, Ivernia, Laconia, Lusitania, Mauretania, Pannonia, Saxonia, and Ultonia. RMS Caronia Passenger List, 30 March 1912. GGA Image ID # 1dc9ece700

 

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The Grand Dining Saloon of the Steamers Ivernia and the Saxonia Showing Interior of the Dome.

The Grand Dining Saloon of the Steamers Ivernia and the Saxonia Showing Interior of the Dome. GGA Image ID # 11907a8ad1

 

Additional Second Cabin and Third Class Accommodations Typically Found on Cunard Steamships.

Additional Second Cabin and Third Class Accommodations Typically Found on Cunard Steamships. GGA Image ID # 1190d08541

Image Captions (L to R, T to B)

  • Second-Class Dining Saloon : Umbria and Etruria
  • Second Cabin Two-Berth Room : Ivernia and Saxonia
  • Second Cabin Smoke Room : Umbria and Etruria
  • Second Cabin Four-Berth Room: Umbria and Etruria
  • Third-Class Smoke Room: Ivernia and Saxonia
  • Third-Class Dining Room on the Ultonia

 

The Saxonia Smoking-Room, Where Man Is Master of All He Surveys.

The Saxonia Smoking-Room, Where Man Is Master of All He Surveys, Is Well-Liked by Men Who Travel on the Saxonia. It's a Good Spot for a Good Smoke, a Friendly Game, or Round-Table Talk. Going Abroad, 1923. GGA Image ID # 1bcd5a7dd7

 

The Lounge on the RMS Saxonia Is Flooded with Light on All Sides.

The Lounge on the RMS Saxonia Is Flooded with Light on All Sides, Making It a Particularly Cheerful Room for Chatting, Writing, or Listening to the Ship's Orchestra. Going Abroad, 1923. GGA Image ID # 1bcd5abdb6

 

Pretty Draperies and a Soft, Luxurious Couch Make This Stateroom on the Saxonia an Inviting Place.

Pretty Draperies and a Soft, Luxurious Couch Make This Stateroom on the Saxonia an Inviting Place. The Berths Are Roomy and Add to the Comfort of Traveling on This Favorite Ship. Going Abroad, 1923. GGA Image ID # 1bd186ab0a

 

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The Cunard Liner RMS Saxonia.

The Cunard Liner RMS Saxonia. Length: 600 Feet; Tonnage: 14,300. Going Abroad, 1923. GGA Image ID # 1bcd455344

 

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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, Classic Ocean Liners, Volume 1: Berengaria, Leviathan, & Majestic by Frank O. Braynard, © 1991.

Classic Ocean Liners, Volume 1: Berengaria, Leviathan, & Majestic

An absorbing and detailed account of the three ships: Berengaria, Leviathan, & Majestic, 50,000-ton dinosaurs of the transatlantic lines in the years before World War I.

 

Front Cover, Cunard: Glory Days by David L. Williams, © 1999.

Cunard: Glory Days (1999)

Cunard -- few names in the maritime industry are more redolent of the great days of ocean-going passenger liners and cruise ships. This book recalls the era when ocean travel by liner was at its height and the 'Queens' ruled the waves with page after page of beautiful photographs that tell its story. Glory Days: Cunard provides a vivid reminder of the lost grandeur of ocean travel.

 

Front Cover, The Cunard Line: A Pictorial History 1840-1990 by Peter W. Woolley and Terry Moore, © 1990.

The Cunard Line: A Pictorial History 1840-1990

An Illustrated History of the Cunard Line and the celebrated liners which have served the Fleet, from its Inception in 1840 to the demise of the great transatlantic liners and finally the entry into service of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2, Britain's last great luxury liner.

 

Front Cover, Cunard Line Handbook To The Mediterranean, Adriatic and the Continent of Europe.

Cunard Line Handbook to the Mediterranean, Adriatic, and the Continnent of Europe (1905)

Prepared for the use of Passengers traveling by the Cunard Hungarian-American Line from New York to the Mediterranean and Adriatic. The book is illustrated with 17 tipped-in folding maps., numerous drawings, and many photographs of the Cunard passenger fleet.

 

Front Cover and Spine, Dry Diplomacy: The United States, Great Britain, and Prohibition by Lawrence Spinelli, 1989.

Dry Diplomacy: The United States, Great Britain, and Prohibition

American interference with international shipping--to disrupt what Presidents Harding and Coolidge deemed British alcohol smuggling--would lead to a diplomatic crisis in the mid-1920s.

 

Front Cover, Era of the Passenger Liner by Nicholas T. Cairis. Published by Pegasus Books Ltd., London, 1992.

Era of the Passenger Liner - 1992

The Gilded Era comes back to life as the reader relives the careers of stately ships and express greyhounds from immigrant ships to floating palaces. Scarce, large format book containing 288pp. Features photographs, statistics, and background of 280 passenger liners, each with a picture.

 

Front Cover, Great Passenger Ships of the World, Volume 1: 1858-1912 by Arnold Kludas, Translated from the German by Charles Hodges, 1975.

Great Passenger Ships of the World 1858-1912

This initial volume deals with Ships from 1858-1912, from the first passenger ship of over 10,000 GRT to be placed in service (the Great Eastern) to those unforgettable sister ships, the Olympic and Titanic — the first of more than 40,000 GRT.

 

Front Cover and Spine, Great Passenger Ships of the World, Volume 5: 1951-1976 by Arnold Kludas, 1977.

Great Passenger Ships of the World 1951-1976

This volume, covering the years 1951-1976, embraces a period of dramatic change in ocean travel, the growth in airline travel causing a sharp decline in passenger liner building and existing liners being increasingly used in the cruising role.

 

Front Cover, Legacy of the White Star Line: History of the Titanic, Her Sisters, and Other White Star Liners by Timothy PD Turner, 2000.

Legacy of the White Star Line: History of the Titanic, Her Sisters, and Other White Star Liners

The Titanic disaster has fascinated the world since she sank, losing over 1,500 lives in April 1912. This copiously illustrated book considers much more than its title suggests, beginning with an overview of the White Star Line's fleet.

 

Front Cover, Liverpool and the Mersey, Volume 1: Gladstone Dock and the Great Liners by Ken Longbottom, 1995.

Liverpool and the Mersey, Vol. 1: Gladstone Dock and the Great Liners

More than 190 rare archive photographs and maps, many never before published, recount the story of this most famous dock and the Great passenger Ships that were once a regular sight there.

 

Front Cover and Spine, North Atlantic Passenger Liners since 1900 by Nicholas T. Cairis, 1972.

North Atlantic Passenger Liners Since 1900

Material about the most prominent steamship companies on the Atlantic Ferry today and those that have been there for some time. Some Lines have diverse services to other oceans, seas, and continents.

 

Front Cover, Ocean Liner Collectibles with Price Guide by Myra Yellin Outwater, Photographs by Eric Boe Outwater, 1998.

Ocean Liner Collectibles

This book recreates the ambiance of the ocean linereraby showing the actual objects used on board. Each piece of ocean-liner memorabilia is like an aladdin's lamp, releasing wondrous memories of that grand style of travel.

 

Front Cover, Ocean Steamers: A History of Ocean-Going Passenger Steamships 1820-1970 by John Adams, 1993.

Ocean Steamers: A History of Ocean-Going Passenger Steamships 1820-1970

A history of the steam-powered passenger ship that details its story from the SS Savannah of 1819 to the SS Hamburg of 1969. It contains historical details of all civilian vessels built in the intervening years, with numerous illustrations and previously unpublished material.

 

Front Cover, Passenger Liners Of The World Since 1893 By Nicholas T. Cairis, Revised Edition With Over 200 pictures, 1979.

Passenger Liners of the World Since 1893

The author here takes a nostalgic look back to the heyday of the passenger ship, providing a brief history of 211 ships of over 10,000 tons, together with specifications and technical details of each.

 

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.

 

Front Cover, Pictorial Encyclopedia of Ocean Liners, 1860-1994 by William H Miller, Jr., 417 Photographs, 1995.

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Ocean Liners, 1860-1994

One of the most comprehensive pictorial references on ocean liners ever published, this superb chronicle by noted maritime historian William H. Miller, Jr., depicts and describes virtually every passenger ship of over 15,000 tons built between 1860 and the late 1900s.

 

Front Cover, Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 - 1990 by Frank O. Braynard and William H. Miller, Jr., 1990.

Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 - 1990

The Picture History of the Cunard Line 1840 - 1990 has over 180 photographs and illustrations showing the liners on the high seas and in port and depicting handsome staterooms, lounges, interior decor, and carefree life aboard ship.

 

Front Cover, Picture History of the Queen Mary And Queen Elizabeth By William H. Miller, Jr., 2004.

Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth

Powerful and fast Atlantic liners of the 1930s, this volume is packed with high-quality vintage photographs of the RMS Queen Mary and RMS Queen Elizabeth, from construction to heyday to eventual decline and their successor ships bearing the same name.

 

Front Cover and Spine Plus, The Atlantic Liners 1925-70 by Frederick Earl Emmons, 1972.

The Atlantic Liners 1925-1970

THE ATLANTIC LINERS will be cherished by all the millions of Americans who love the sea. Frederick Emmons sketches the histories of every ocean liner that sailed between the United States and Europe between 1925 and 1970.

 

Hardback Front Cover and Spine, Transatlantic: Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships by Stephen Fox, 2003.

Transatlantic and the Great Atlantic Steamships

A stirring narrative of the rapid development of the great transatlantic steamships, from paddle-wheelers to the sleek luxury greyhounds of the modern era -- and the men who designed and ran them.

 

Note 1: Bonsor, N.R.P. (1975). North Atlantic Seaway. p. 155.

 

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