SS Minnetonka Passenger List - 25 July 1908

Passenger List, Atlantic Transport Line SS Minnetonka 1908

Front Cover of a First Class Passenger List for the SS Minnetonka of the Atlantic Transport Line, Departing 25 July 1908 from London to New York, Commanded by Captain E. G. Cannons. GGA Image ID # 1735b6911e

Notable Passengers: Sir Percy Alden, John Henry Comstock, Charles Pratt Huntington, Thomas Loftin Johnson, John Ward Melville, George Braxton Pegram, Robert Schable

Senior Officers and Staff

  1. Captain: E. G. Cannons
  2. Surgeon: Mark Kelly
  3. Chief Engineer: Robert Bell
  4. Purser: A. H. Norfolk
  5. Chief Steward: R. L. Evans

First Class Passengers

  1. Mr. Percy Alden, M.P.
    Sir Percy Alden (6 June 1865 – 30 June 1944) was a British social worker, land reformer and radical Liberal Party politician
  2. Miss Agnes Anderson
  3. Mr. F. A. Archibald
  4. Mrs. F. A. Archibald
  5. Mrs. L. S. Armstrong
  6. Miss Grace Battles
  7. Miss Bax-Ironside and Maid
  8. Miss Cecilia E. Beavan
  9. Dr. George E. Beilby
  10. Mr. Wm. Bell
  11. Miss A. A. Belknap
  12. Miss Pamela Berdan
  13. Miss Thelma Bicknell
  14. Miss Winiver Bicknell
  15. Miss Esne Bicknell
  16. Miss Margaret Bradley
  17. Mrs. M. S. Brolaski
  18. Mrs. Cattle
  19. Miss Gwendolyn Cattle
  20. Mr. George A. Chapman
  21. Mrs. George A. Chapman
  22. Mr. Percy A. Chapman
  23. Mr. Charles Chrisfield
  24. Mrs. Charles Chrisfield
  25. Miss Clarke
  26. Miss Helen Coe
  27. Mrs. H. A. Coles
  28. Mr. J. H. Comstock
    John Henry Comstock (1849–1931) was an eminent researcher in entomology and arachnology and a leading educator. His work provided the basis for classification of butterflies, moths, and scale insects
  29. Mrs. J. H. Comstock
  30. Mr. Francis P. Conard
  31. Mrs. Francis P. Conard
  32. Mr. Mihran Costikyan
  33. Miss Isabel Cressler
  34. Mr. F. P. Cutting
  35. Mrs. F. P. Cutting
  36. Miss Gertrude Day
  37. Mrs. Roshannah Edgerley
  38. Miss Alice Farrell
  39. Mrs. George Walton Flersheim
  40. Miss Mirian Flersheim
  41. Mr. D. Wilson Fly
  42. Mrs. D. Wilson Fly
  43. Mr. Gilbert R. Fox
  44. Mr. George C. Fox
  45. Mrs. L. C. French
  46. Miss Alice Garland
  47. Miss Cecilia Glading
  48. Miss M. L. Gordon
  49. Mrs. Marie Gosche
  50. Mr. Wm. R. Grainger
  51. Mrs. Wm. R. Grainger
  52. Mrs. R. H. Gray
  53. Miss Elsie Gray
  54. Mrs. A. B. Halt
  55. Mr. W. P. Hall
  56. Miss H. K. Hammond
  57. Miss Marie Hanley
  58. Mrs. Horatio Harman
  59. Mr. Alfred C. Harmer, Jr.
  60. Mrs. Alfred C. Harmer, Jr.
  61. Miss Clara Asbury Harmer
  62. Mr. Jacob Hayman
  63. Miss Mai Heddens
  64. Rev. Hubert C. Herring
  65. Mrs. Jas. M. Herron
  66. Miss Sarah Herron
  67. Miss Rhoda Herron
  68. Rev. H. T. Heuser
  69. Mr. S. P. Howard
  70. Mr. Charles P. Huntington
    Charles Pratt Huntington (November 22, 1871 – October 15, 1919) was an American architect, born in Logansport, Indiana and educated at Harvard University, from which he graduated in 1893, and the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, from which he graduated in 1901. He later moved to New York City, where he designed Audubon Terrace and several of its original buildings for his cousin Archer M. Huntington in the early 20th century
  71. Mr. George Irving
  72. Mr. Harvey C. Irving
  73. Miss E. C. Irwin
  74. Mr. J. M. James
  75. Mrs. J. M. James
  76. Mr. Thomas L. Johnson
    Thomas Loftin Johnson (July 18, 1854 – April 10, 1911), better known as Tom L. Johnson, was an American politician of the Democratic Party from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He headed relief efforts after the Johnstown, Pennsylvania floods of 1889, was a U.S. Representative from 1891–1895 and the 35th mayor of Cleveland, Ohio between 1901 and 1909. In 1903, he was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Ohio
  77. Mrs. Thomas L. Johnson
  78. Mr. David A. Kennedy
  79. Mrs. David A. Kennedy
  80. Mr. V. Shaw Kennedy
  81. Mrs. E. M. Kenyon
  82. Mrs. J. D. Lindsay
  83. Rev. Albert L. Longley
  84. Mrs. Albert L. Longley
  85. Mr. G. A. Lonsberg
  86. Mrs. G. A. Lonsberg
  87. Mr. Percy Lyndal
  88. Mrs. Maria M. MacSloy
  89. Mr. G. S. Maynard
  90. Mrs. G. S. Maynard
  91. Mr. Frank Melville, Jr.
  92. Mrs. Frank Melville, Jr.
  93. Mr. J. Ward Melville
    John Ward Melville (January 5, 1887 - June 5, 1977) was an American philanthropist and businessman active in the "Three Villages" in western Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. He donated 400 acres of land and money to establish the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1957, which has developed as a major public research institution
  94. Miss Anna Moore
  95. Mr. James A. Neill
  96. Mrs. Elizabeth Northrop
  97. Mr. Edward M. Oldham
  98. Mr. George B. Pegram
    George Braxton Pegram (October 24, 1876 – August 12, 1958) was an American physicist who played a key role in the technical administration of the Manhattan Project
  99. Miss Maud Clark Penn
  100. Miss Martha Penn
  101. Mr. Horace L. Plumb
  102. Mrs. Horace L. Plumb
  103. Master Edward W. Plumb
  104. Mr. W. Putnam
  105. Mrs. W. Putnam
  106. Mrs. H. E. Putnam
  107. Miss E. Putnam
  108. Miss B. H. Pyle
  109. Mrs. N. H. Rand
  110. Miss Natalie H. Rand
  111. Mr. Thomas Ross
  112. Mr. H. Hardie Robinson
  113. Mrs. Thomas Ross
  114. Mr. Jacob A. Rus
  115. Mrs. Jacob A. Rus
  116. Master Rus
  117. Master Payson Ryan
  118. Mr. Edwin T. Sawtell
  119. Mrs. Edwin T. Sawtell
  120. Mr. Robert Schable
    Robert Schable (August 31, 1873 - July 7, 1947) was an actor and assistant director, known for The Love of Sunya (1927), The Redhead (1919) and Nobody's Money (1923). He was married to Wilda Bennett
  121. Miss Anna Shepard
  122. Miss Lena Shoup
  123. Mr. Theo F. Shuey
  124. Miss Katharine Shuey
  125. Miss Dorothy Shuey
  126. Mr. J. O. Singmaster
  127. Mrs. J. O. Singmaster
  128. Master Singmaster
  129. Mr. Crother Smith
  130. Miss Josephine Smith
  131. Miss Mary Story
  132. Miss Christine Tomlins
  133. Mr. J. G. Truman
  134. Mrs. J. G. Truman and Maid
  135. Mr. J. H. Truman
  136. Mr. H. A. Truman
  137. Mr. John A. Walls
  138. Mrs. John A. Walls
  139. Miss Eleanor P. Walls
  140. Mrs. Henry A. Wheeler

Information For Passengers

  • Tea and Coffee... at 7 a.m
  • Breakfast ... 8.30 a.m
  • Lunch ... 1:00 pm
  • Dinner ... 7:00 pm

Meals for Nurses and Children :—Breakfast, 8:00 am: Dinner, 12 noon, Tea, 5:00 pm

Please apply to Second Steward fot seating, accommodation at 'Table.

Lights in the Saloon are extinguished at 11:00 pm, and in the Smoking Room at 11.30 pm.

Bar closes at 11:00 pm

Smoking is not allowed in the Saloon, State-rooms or Companion-ways.

The Saloon Steward will supply Stamps, Telegraph Forms, Books of Reference, and Railway Time Tables of the Principal Companies.

Divine Service.—Intimation regarding Divine Service will appear on the Notice Boards every Sunday morning.

Valuables.—Passengers are enjoined to be very careful in the disposal of small articles of baggage, more especially during Embarkation, when there are always strangers on Board.

The Atlantic Transport Line has provided a Safe in the office of the Purser in which Passengers may deposit Money, Jewels, or Ornaments for safe keeping. The Company will not be liable to Passengers for the loss of Money, Jewels, or Ornaments, by theft or otherwise, not so deposited.

For the convenience of Passengers the Purser is prepared to exchange a limited amount of English and American money. The rate of exchange will be $4.80 to the ,C1 when giving American in exchange for English currency, and 'I to $4.95 when giving English money for American.

Luggage.—Only hand-bags and trunks which will fit underneath the berths are allowed in the State-rooms; all large or heavy luggage must be placed in the Baggage Room, to which access can be gained by applying to the Officer in charge of Baggage.

Passengers will greatly expedite the disembarkation if they will have their Stateroom Baggage packed ready for removal directly on arrival, so that the transfer may at once be proceeded with.

Baggage Checked From Pier at New York To Destination.—Upon arrival in New York steamers are met by uniformed representatives of the Railroads, from whom tickets can be purchased and baggage checked from the pier to any point on the Lines of the Pennsylvania, New York Central, Lehigh Valley, and connecting Railroads.

Electric Bell Calls.—For Steward, one ring; for Stewardess. two rings.

Passengers' Addresses should be left with the Purser, in order that any letters sent to the care of the Company may be forwarded.

Letters.—Passengers may have their letters addressed to any of the Company's Offices given below, where they will be retained until called for, or forwarded according to instructions.

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 developed on board no charge will be made and medicine will be provided free in all circumstances.

Wireless Telegram Rates.

United States.—The minimum Marconi Rate, via Seagate, or through the medium of a passing steamer and this station is 4s. 2d. for ten words. Each extra word 3d.; text only counted; address and signature free; land charges additional; all fees must be prepaid.

The minimum Marconi Rate, via Babylon, Sagaponack or South Wellfieet (Cape Cod), or through the medium of a passing steamer and one of these stations is 8s. 4d. for ten words. Each extra word 6d.; text only counted; address and signature free; land charges additional; all fees must be prepaid.

The minimum rate via Siasconsett or Cape Race, or through the medium of a passing steamer and these stations is 12s. 6d. for ten words. Each extra word 9d.; • text only counted; address and signature free; land charges additional; all fees must be prepaid.

The minimum Marconi Rate via Sable Island, or through the medium of a passing steamer and this station is 16s. 8d. for ten words. Each extra word is.; text only counted; address and signature free; land charges additional; all fees must be prepaid.

United Kingdom.—The minimum Marconi Rate via Crookhaven, or other stations in the United Kingdom, or through the medium of a passing steamer is 6s. for twelve words. Each extra word 6d.; every word in address, text, and signature counted; land charges additional all fees must be prepaid.

Ship To Ship.—Minimum Rate, 6s. for twelve words. Each extra word 6d.; every word in address, text, and signature counted, and all fees must be prepaid.

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