SS Minnekahda Passenger List - 22 February 1930

Front Cover - 22 February 1930 Passenger List, SS Minnekahda, Atlantic Transport Line

Front Cover of a Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List for the SS Minnekahda of the Atlantic Transport Line, Departing 22 February 1930 from London to New York via Boulogne-sur-Mer, Commanded by Captain J. Jensen. GGA Image ID # 1733adf99f


Senior Officers and Staff

  1. Commander : J. Jensen, Lt.-Comm. U.S.N.R
  2. Chief Engineer: William Joyce, Lt.-Commr, U.S.N.R
  3. Surgeon: T. F. Ellis
  5. Chief Steward: Chas. MATTHEW


Tourist Third Cabin Passengers

  1. Alcock, Mr. F. E
  2. Boles, Mrs. M
  3. Boles, Miss M
  4. Bujdossy, Miss E
  5. Carlson, Mr. E. G
  6. Carothers, Mrs. S. A
  7. Carpentier, Miss E
  8. Delmege, Miss M
  9. Dix, Mr. F
  10. Eyres, Mr. R
  11. Fanderlik, Mr. F
  12. Fleming, Mr. H
  13. Galitzine, Prince N
  14. Higgins, Mrs. S. H
  15. Ingram, Miss L. J
  16. King, Mrs. F. F
  17. King, Miss M. R
  18. Kramer, Mr. F. S
  19. Kune, Mr. J. E
  20. Lane, Miss M
  21. Leonard, Mr. L. P
  22. Leonard, Mrs
  23. Leonard, Master
  24. Lumsden, Miss H
  25. Mitton, Miss B. E. K
  26. Pace, Mr. J. B
  27. Pace, Mrs
  28. Paterson, Miss
  29. Polley, Mrs. M
  30. Polley, Miss L. M
  31. Rouse, Mr. R. H
  32. Stone, Miss F
  33. Stone, Miss M
  34. Stone, Miss Magsie
  35. Thompson, Miss D


Information for Passengers

Meal Hours.

  When One Sitting When Two Sittings
Breakfast 8:00 am 7.30 and 8:30 am
Luncheon 12 noon 12 noon and 1:00 pm
Dinner 6:00 pm 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Divine Service will be held on Sundays at 11:00 am

Seats at Table. Passengers should apply to the Second Steward for seats at table.

Upper Berths. Passengers occupying upper berths can obtain steps for getting in or out of same on applying to the Steward or Stewardess.

Valuables. For the convenience of Passengers, the Line has provided in the Purser's Office, a Safe in which money, jewels, ornaments, documents or other valuables may be deposited by Passengers. A receipt for any article so deposited will be issued by the Purser, but the Line does not, having regard to the ticket conditions and to the Provisions of Section 502 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 and of Section 4281 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, accept any responsibility for the safe custody of any such articles. Passengers are accordingly advised to protect themselves by insurance.

Wireless. The Steamer is fitted with Wireless Telegraphy and also with submarine Signalling Apparatus.

The Purser's Office is situated on Deck B, where Letters, Cables, Telegrams and Radiograms are received or delivered, and Postage Stamps can be purchased.

None of the ship's staff other than those on duty in the Purser's Office is authorized to accept Letters, Telegrams or Radiograms for despatch.

Charges Collected on Board. Passengers are requested to ask for a Receipt for any additional Passage Money, Chair or Steamer Rug Hire, charges collected for Radiograms, Cablegrams or Telegrams or Freight paid on board.

Passengers' Mail. On the steamer's arrival Passengers should enquire personally whether there is any mail for them, and before disembarking they are invited to leave their addresses at the Purser's Office in order that later despatches may be redirected.

Deck Chairs and Steamer Rugs can be hired on application to the Deck Steward, at a charge of $1.00 each for the voyage.

Medical Attendance. The Surgeon is authorized to make customary charges, subject in each case to the approval of the Commander, for treating Passengers at their request for any illness not originating on the voyage. In the case of sickness originating on the voyage no charge will be made, and medicine will be provided free in all circumstances.

Exchange of Money. The Purser is prepared, for the convenience of Passengers, to exchange a limited amount of English, French and American money, at rates which will be advised on application.

Baggage should bear initial label of surname and also label with owner's name and address. On arrival, baggage will be grouped alphabetically in Customs shed. Passengers are required to attend personally to Customs examination.

Questions relating to Baggage should be referred to the Second Steward, who is the Ship's Baggage Master.

MIGRATED Automobiles carried as baggage must be included on the U.S. Customs Declaration which will facilitate Customs clearance.

Baggage Room. Passengers are advised that it is not always possible to arrange for the placing of Wardrobe Trunks in the passenger accommodation in a position where they are easily accessible. For Passengers' special convenience all heavy baggage not placed in the state rooms is stored in the baggage room, where it is available to the owner twice daily at hours as stated on the ship's notice board.

Dogs and Cats. Passengers are notified that dogs, cats and other pets must be handed over to the care of the live-stock attendant. They are not permitted in state rooms, public rooms, or on promenade decks, except in special instances at the discretion of the Commander, and must be exercised in the space assigned for that purpose.

In order to expedite Customs formalities at New York, dogs, cats and other pets must be included on the U.S. Customs Baggage Declaration.

Travellers' Cheques, payable in all parts of Europe can be purchas :d at all the principal offices of the Atlantic Transport Line. These Cheques are accepted on board Atlantic Transport steamers in payment of accounts, but the Pursers have not sufficient funds to enable them to cash tl.ase Cheques.

Deck Games and Amusements. Deck Quoits, Shuffle-board, Bull Board and other games are provided on deck under the charge of the Deck Steward.

Chess, Draughts, Dominoes, etc., can be obtained on application to the Lounge and Smokeroom Stewards.

Library. Books can be obtained on applying to the Library Steward.

Orchestra. An orchestra of professional musicians will play reg. ularly throughout the voyage.


Landing Cards; Before leaving the vessel the holder must present his or her Landing Card to Immigration Officer for endorsement.

Recovery of U.S. Head Tax.

This tax, if paid, can be recovered by Passengers, provided they inform the U.S. Immigration Inspector on arrival at New York of their intention to leave the United States within 60 days (the time prescribed by U.S. Law), and obtain from him Transit Certificate Form 514.
It is also necessary after leaving the United States for Transit Certificate Form 514 to be handed to the transportation company when completed, in time to allow it to be placed before the Immigration Authorities in Washington within 120 days of the passenger's arrival in the United States.

Unless this regulation is complied with the Tax cannot be recovered.

Landing Arrangements at New York.

Should the steamer arrive at New York Wharf after 8:00 pm, all Passengers who have been passed by the U.S. Immigration Authorities may land or remain on board overnight at their own option. Those Passengers who have been passed by the Immigration Authorities and desire to remain on board may have all their baggage passed by the U.S. Customs that night or the following morning at their own option.

No baggage will be passed before 8:00 am the day following arrival. Breakfast will be served to those who remain on board overnight.

In the event of the steamer arriving at Quarantine after the hours mentioned hereunder, Passengers, other than United States citizens, may be required by the U.S. Immigration Authorities to remain on board over night and to have their passports examined the following morning :—

October to December, inclusive, 5.80 pm

January to March t1 6.00 "

April to June 7.30 "

July to September 7.15 "

Breakfast will be served in the usual course.

Upon landing at New York and upon application to the uniformed representatives of the railroads, who meet all steamers, railroad tickets may be purchased and baggage checked from the Steamship Pier to any point along the Lines of the Pennsylvania, New York Central, New York New Haven and Hartford, Erie, Lehigh Valley, and connecting railroads.

Special Notice for Round Trip Passengers.

All Passengers holding return tickets are requested to communicate with our nearest office upon arrival, so that necessary formalities may be arranged in connection with their return passage. If this is done by letter, sailing on which return has been booked and accommodation reserved should be specifically mentioned.

Passengers holding return tickets who are undecided about their North American addresses should advise same to our nearest office by mail or in person as soon as possible after arrival.

Return Accommodation.

For those Passengers who may be returning from the United States or Canada to Europe and who have not yet made the necessary reservations, the Purser will be pleased to radio our Offices for any accommodation required. This will enable Passengers to complete their arrangements before leaving the steamer and will, consequently, save them time and trouble after landing.


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