SS Minnetonka Passenger List - 29 August 1914

Passenger List, Atlantic Transport Line SS Minnetonka, 1914-08-29 London to New York

Front Cover of a First Class Passenger List for the SS Minnetonka of the Atlantic Transport Line, Departing 29 August 1914 from London to New York, Commanded by Captain E. O. Cannons. GGA Image ID # 173671b23b

Notable Passengers: William Walker Atkinson, Rev. James Roscoe Day, Ferdinand Howald, Dr. Elizabeth Hurdon, William Morton Payne, Helen Preece, Arthur Rosenberg, Bessie Wheeler and the Wife of Washington Atlee Burpee.

Senior Officers and Staff

  1. Commnder: E. O. Cannons
  2. Purser: Basil C. Evans
  3. Chief Engineer: Carl Schneider
  4. Surgeon: E. S. Perkins
  5. Chief Steward: W. Sismey

First Class Passengers

  1. Miss Elizabeth Adams
  2. Miss Ina Archer
  3. Mr. W. M. Atkinson
    William Walker Atkinson (December 5, 1862 – November 22, 1932) was an attorney, merchant, publisher, and author, as well as an occultist and an American pioneer of the New Thought movement. He is also known to have been the author of the pseudonymous works attributed to Theron Q. Dumont and Yogi Ramacharaka
  4. Mrs. W. M. Atkinson
  5. Mr. F. W. Atkinson
  6. Mrs. F. W. Atkinson
  7. Miss Jessie M. Baldwin
  8. Miss Stella Beard
  9. Dr. Clement Biddle
  10. Miss M. Bloom
  11. Mr. Leo. J. Brennan
  12. Miss W. M. Brennan
  13. Mr. Woodall Birde
  14. Mr. L. G. Broughton, Jr.
  15. Mr. A. Eldridge Brown
  16. Mrs. A. Eldridge Brown
  17. Miss Eva J. Brummer
  18. Mrs. Fredk. V. Bruns and Infant
  19. Miss Sarah R. Budd
  20. Miss Mary W. Budd
  21. Mrs. W. Atlee Burpee
    Wife of Washington Atlee Burpee (5 April 1858 – 26 November 1915) was the founder of the W. Atlee Burpee & Company, now more commonly known as Burpee Seeds. Contrary to a natural folk etymology assumption, the company is not named after a relationship to "burpless" cucumbers
  22. Mr. David Burpee
    David Burpee (1893 - 1980) was born in Pennsylvania and attended Cornell University until his father, W. Atlee Burpee, died in 1915. Burpee dropped out and took over the family business selling seeds. He immediately began shifting the firm's focus from vegetables to flowers. In 1917 the W. A.. Burpee Company was incorporated with Burpee as president
  23. Mr. W. Atlee Burpee, Jr.
  24. Miss Gertrude E. Bussard
  25. Mrs. Frederick F. Calver
  26. Miss B. Carolan
  27. Mrs. Nelson Chester
  28. Miss Ruth Chester
  29. Mrs. E. B. Crone
  30. Mrs. M. J. Cullen
  31. Miss K. M. Cullen
  32. Mrs. Martha Dalton
  33. Miss Lorna Davenport
  34. Chancellor James R. Day
    The Rev. James Roscoe Day, D.D., L.L.D. (June 7, 1845 – March 13, 1923) was an American Methodist minister, educator, and chancellor of Syracuse University
  35. Mrs. James R. Day
  36. Miss Emogene Day
  37. Mr. August Densenberg
  38. Miss R. Dudley
  39. Miss B. Dundon
  40. Miss Agnes E. Dunlop
  41. Mr. G. S. Dunham
  42. Miss Ruth Etheridge
  43. Miss May Elizabeth
  44. Mr. Richard Ellison
  45. Miss Blanche Ellsworth
  46. Mrs. G. O. Ensign
  47. Miss R. O. Ensign
  48. Miss B. Everson
  49. Mrs. A. P. Flieman
  50. Rev. J. M. Foster
  51. Mrs. J. M. Foster
  52. Mr. Duncan G. Foster
  53. Miss Harriett E. Gaylord
  54. Miss Jessie N. Goode
  55. Miss C. E. Goodnow
  56. Mr. Arthur P. Green
  57. Miss Irene T. Gross
  58. Miss Antoinette Halstead
  59. Mr. Chas. R. Hamilton
  60. Mr. M. E. Harby
  61. Mrs. M. E. Harby
  62. Miss Julia D. Harris
  63. Miss Marion Harrison
  64. Mrs. J. P. Hawke
  65. Miss Edna Hawke
  66. Miss May Hector
  67. Mr. E. A. Henkle
  68. Mrs. B. A. Henkle
  69. Mr. J. S. Henry
  70. Miss L. S. Henry
  71. Miss Mabel Heslan
  72. Mr. Ferdinand Howald
    (1856–1934). Businessman and important collector of artwork whos collection included important works by Charles Demuth, Preston Dickinson, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Man Ray, and Charles Sheeler
  73. Mrs. A. Hudson
  74. Mrs. Hulsel
  75. Dr. Elizabeth Hurdon
    Dr. Elizabeth Hurdon (1868–1941), a British gynecologist and pathologist considered to be the first female gynecological pathologists
  76. Dr. Eliz. Jarrett
  77. Mr. W. T. Jerome
  78. Mr. C. S. Johnstone
  79. Mrs. J. S. Kennelly
  80. Mrs. H. B. King
  81. Miss Mary King
  82. Master Blackford King
  83. Miss Anna Lacey
  84. Miss Alice L. Lamb
  85. Miss Lawrence
  86. Mrs. Georgie B. Lee
  87. Mrs. J. Drysdale Lee
  88. Miss Drysdale Lee
  89. Miss A. E. Lerry
  90. Miss Anna F. Levins
  91. Miss Julia M. Levins
  92. Mr. Wm. R. Lowman
  93. Mrs. Wm. R. Lowman
  94. Dr. John C. McClintock
  95. Miss Dorothy MacIsaac
  96. Miss Anna E. McLine
  97. Dr. Michael Maginnis
  98. Mrs. Michael Maginnis
  99. Miss Inez Marston
  100. Miss A. Mathews
  101. Mrs. Elsa Miller
  102. Miss S. Moore
  103. Mrs. Montrose A. Morris
  104. Miss Mabel Nott
  105. Mrs. M. S. Oliver
  106. Miss K. S. Oliver
  107. Miss G. G. Paine
  108. Dr. Wm. Morton Payne
    William Morton Payne (February 14, 1858 - July 12, 1919) was an American educator, literary critic and writer
  109. Mrs. Percy V. Pennebacker
  110. Miss Ruth Pennebacker
  111. Miss Harriet Phillips
  112. Miss M. Philpott
  113. Mrs. S. D. Phillips
  114. Miss Eliza J. Pifer
  115. Mr. E. Pollock
  116. Mr. Ambrose Preece
  117. Miss Helen Preece
    Helen Preece (1897-?) was a British equestrian who also rode in America. She was the daughter of Ambrose Preese, of Fulham road, London
  118. Mr. James A. Pugh
  119. Miss Helen C. Reed
  120. Mr. Edward N. Reser
  121. Miss Violet C. Ross
  122. Mr. Arthur Rosenberg
    Arthur Rosenberg (1889–1943) was a German Marxist historian and writer
  123. Mrs. Arthur Rosenberg
  124. Miss Bessie Schanz
  125. Miss Scoville
  126. Professor Shaw
  127. Miss Ruth Sharwell
  128. Mrs. J. C. Shirra
  129. Rev. Win. I. Simmons
  130. Mrs. Frank Simpson
  131. Mr. J. M. Smith
  132. Mrs. George Spoerl
  133. Mrs. Anna Steinfield
  134. Rev. Phillip R. Strong
  135. Miss Edna Stuart
  136. Mr. Henry Suttkus
  137. Mr. Chas. Swanson
  138. Miss Sallie D. Tannahil
  139. Miss Mary Tannahil
  140. Miss M. S. Taylor
  141. Miss M. Thom
  142. Mr. Joseph C. Thorns
  143. Mrs. Joseph C. Thorns
  144. Mr. Adam Tindel
  145. Mrs. E. H. Tucker
  146. Mr. Harry D. Valentine
  147. Miss Anna Waterbury
  148. Miss C. Watson
  149. Miss Helen Watson
  150. Mr. D. S. Webster
  151. Mr. A. A. Welsh
  152. Mrs. A. A. Welsh
  153. Mrs. B. A. Welstead
  154. Mr. Alfred Wendt
  155. Mrs. Alfred Wendt
  156. Mr. Chas. F. Wheaton
  157. Mrs. Chas. F. Wheaton
  158. Dr. Herbert L. Wheeler
  159. Mrs. Herbert L. Wheeler
  160. Master Arthur C. Wheeler
  161. Miss Bessie Wheeler
    Bessie Wheeler was a painter about whom little is known, other than that she was born in 1876. She painted portraits of people encountered on the streets of Honolulu around 1900
  162. Miss Lydia D. Wheeler
  163. Miss A. P. Whelpley
  164. Mrs. B. I. Williams
  165. Miss M. Williams
  166. Miss E. Williams
  167. Miss F. Williams
  168. Mr. Wilson
  169. Mr. Alfred F. Wise
  170. Mrs. Alfred F. Wise
  171. Mrs. E. J. Young
  172. Mrs. M. L. Zabriskie

Information For Passengers

Public Telephones
On all New York Piers
With Booths and Operator

  • 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 for 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 Rail way Time Tables of the Principal Companies.

Divine Service.—Intimation regarding Divine Service will appear on the Notice Board 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 Ci when giving American in exchange for English currency, and 4.1 to 495 when giving English money for American.

Baggage.—Only hand-bags and trunks which will fit underneath the berths are allowed in the Staterooms; all large or heavy baggage 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 State-Room 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 Lo.ird no charge will be made and medicine will be provided free in all circumstances.

Travellers' Checks payable in all parts of Europe, can be purchased at all the principal offices of the Atlantic Transport Line. These Checks are accepted on board Atlantic Transport Steamers in payment of accounts, but the Pursers do not carry funds to enable them to cash same.

Deck Chairs can be hired at a charge of 4s. each for the voyage.

Steamer Rugs can be hired at a charge of 4s. each for the voyage.

Wireless Telegram Rates.

United States.—The Marconi Rate, via Seagate, Sagaponack or South Wellfleet Cape Cod), or through the medium of a passing steamer and one of these stations, is calculated at 6d. per word with a minimum of 5/- for 10 words, plus 9d. per word without minimum; thus for a message of 10 words or more the through wireless rate is 10d. per word; every word in the address, text, and signature counted; landline charges additional; all fees must be prepaid.

The Marconi Rate, via Siasconset, or through the medium of a passing steamer and this station, is calculated at 7/0d. per word with a minimum of 6/3 for 10 words, plus 4d. per word without minimum; thus for a message of 10 words or more the through wireless rate is 1/0. per word every word in the address, text, and signature counted; landline charges additional; all fees must be prepaid.

Canada.—The Marconi Rate, via Cape Race, Sable Island, Cape Sable, or through the medium of a passing steamer and one of these stations, is calculated at lid. per word with a minimum of 7/1 for 10 words, plus 4d. per word without minimum; thus for a message of 10 words or more the through rate is 1s. 0 id. per word; every word in the address, teat and signature counted; landline charges additional; all fees must be prepaid.

United Kingdom.—The Rate, via Crookhaven, or other stations in the United Kingdom, or through the medium of a passing steamer, is 10d. per word; every word in the address, teat and signature counted; landline charges additional; all fees must be prepaid.

Ship To Ship.—The general rate on ship to ship messages is 8d. per word, but as German, Dutch, Belgium and certain other vessels apply a ship tax with a minimum of 10 words, the charges on messages to these vessels will be calculated as follows :—English ship tax 4d. per word without minimum; German, Dutch or Belgium, etc., ship tax 9d. per word with a minimum of 3/4. Thus for a message of 10 words or more, the charge is 8d. per word.

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