RMS Andania Passenger List - 17 August 1928

Front Cover of a Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List from the RMS Andania of the Cunard Line, Departing Friday, 17 August 1928 from Liverpool to Québec and Montréal via Greenock and Belfast

Front Cover of a Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List from the RMS Andania of the Cunard Line, Departing Friday, 17 August 1928 from Liverpool to Québec and Montréal via Greenock and Belfast, Commanded by Captain E. Edkin, OBE, RD, RNR. GGA Image ID # 16108e8b93


Senior Officers and Staff

  • Commander: Captain E. Edkin, OBE, RD, RNR.
  • Chief Officer: D. Rees, D.S.C., R.D., R.N.R.
  • Chief Engineer: O. White
  • Surgeon: J. S. Kennedy
  • Purser:  W. M. C. Runciman
  • Asst. Purser: E. A. Hitchcock
  • Chief Steward: F. Stroud
  • Tourist Third Cabin Purser: R. P. Gahan
  • Tourist Third Cabin Steward: E. Wieeiams


Tourist Third Cabin Passengers

  1. Mrs. A. Adam
  2. Mrs. R. C. Ames
  3. Mrs. Ariel
  4. Mr. W. Bartley
  5. Mrs. Bartley
  6. Miss G. Bartley
  7. Miss M. Bartley
  8. Miss D. Bedford
  9. Miss I. Bewick
  10. Miss D. Bewick
  11. Mr. F. Blaythwayt
  12. Mrs. Blaythwayt
  13. Miss H. Boissy
  14. Miss E. Bowen
  15. Mr. F. Bray brook
  16. Mrs. B. Braybrook
  17. Master F. Braybrook
  18. Mr. W. Braybrook
  19. Miss D. Braybrook
  20. Miss A. Braybrook
  21. Miss E. Burns
  22. Mrs. E. H. Burt
  23. Mr. D. W. W. Burt
  24. Mrs. S. R. Caldwell
  25. Miss J. Caldwell
  26. Mrs. P. Campbell
  27. Miss C. Carnegie
  28. Mrs. D. L. Carstairs
  29. Master H. Carstairs
  30. Master K. Carstairs
  31. Miss M. Cheever
  32. Prof. G. P. Chichester
  33. Mr. A. Chisolm
  34. Mrs. Chisolm
  35. Master G. Chisolm
  36. Master C. Chisolm
  37. Mrs. E. Conover
  38. Mrs. S. E. Corry
  39. Dr. T. R. Cotton
  40. Mr. J. Craig
  41. Miss M. Crawford
  42. Mr. W. Cresswell
  43. Mrs. M. E. Cumming
  44. Mrs. Doane
  45. Mr. H. Duffus
  46. Mrs. E. Dunlop
  47. Miss A. Dunlop
  48. Mr. E. A. Edwards
  49. Mr. R. Elliott
  50. Mrs. E. E. Evans
  51. Miss B. Evans
  52. Mr. J. Ferguson
  53. Mrs. Ferguson
  54. Mr. S. S. Finlay
  55. Mrs. Fitzsimmons
  56. Miss G. Fitzsimmons
  57. Mrs. A. Foote
  58. Miss J. Foote
  59. Mr. T. Frazer
  60. Mrs. Frazer
  61. Mr. W. W. Gilbert
  62. Miss E. Gould
  63. Mr. J. Gray
  64. Rev. W. M. Groom
  65. Mrs. Groom
  66. Miss A. B. Groom
  67. Master J. Groom
  68. Mrs. E. Grosvenor
  69. Miss E. Grosvenor
  70. Miss H. Grosvenor
  71. Mrs. Gyton
  72. Miss P. Gyton
  73. Mrs. E. C. Hambly
  74. Mrs. J. G. Harley
  75. Mrs. S Haylock
  76. Mr. F. Haylock
  77. Miss L. Henderson
  78. Miss W. Henderson
  79. Miss M. Higgins
  80. Mr. I. Hobson
  81. Mrs. M. Holden
  82. Miss Holden
  83. Mr. W. Houghton
  84. Mrs. H. Howard
  85. Mrs. Johnston
  86. Miss J. Johnstown
  87. Mr. A. E. Judd
  88. Mrs. Judd
  89. Miss J. Kennedy
  90. Mr. T. Kerr
  91. Miss J. Kerr
  92. Miss K. L. Lavendert
  93. Mr. J. G. Leach
  94. Mrs. Leach
  95. Miss M. A. Leach
  96. Miss A. C. Leach
  97. Mrs. G. Leeks
  98. Mr. J. Lewis
  99. Mr. J. A. Lunt
  100. Miss N. McAllistery
  101. Mr. D. McBain
  102. Dr. F. T. McCormick
  103. Mrs. McCormick
  104. Miss J. Macdonald
  105. Miss B. McLean
  106. Mr. L. Manley
  107. Mrs. Manley
  108. Miss D. Manley
  109. Miss A. Meikle
  110. Mr. J. A. Millar
  111. Mrs. Millar
  112. Miss E. Miller
  113. Miss S. Miller
  114. Miss J. Miller
  115. Mr. F. Mills
  116. Mrs. Mills
  117. Miss J. Moyes
  118. Mrs. L. Mullock
  119. Master J. Mullock
  120. Mrs. Nelson
  121. Miss M. Nicholl
  122. Miss A. Oakley
  123. Mr. W. S. Owen
  124. Mrs. Owen
  125. Miss A. Pollock
  126. Mrs. E. W. Pound
  127. Mr. W. Pringle
  128. Mrs. P. Regan
  129. Master W. Regan
  130. Mrs. J. Reid
  131. Miss I. Reid
  132. Mr. J. R. Robertson
  133. Miss E. G. Ross
  134. Mr. D. Russell
  135. Mrs. Russeil
  136. Mr. W. H. Salton
  137. Mrs. Salton
  138. Miss A. Sanderson
  139. Mr. A. Sheridan
  140. Mrs. E. Sherlaw
  141. Mr. W. A. Sim
  142. Mrs. W. Smith
  143. Mrs. E. Smith
  144. Miss H. Stevenson
  145. Mr. A. J. Stringer
  146. Mrs. C. Tait
  147. Miss A. S. Tappan
  148. Mr. I. Thompson
  149. Mr. W. R. Whitfield
  150. Miss P. Wilson
  151. Miss F. Wilson
  152. Mrs. E. Wishart

Additional Passengers

  1. Miss E. Adams
  2. Mr. C. Boggs
  3. Mrs. Boggs
  4. Miss Boggs
  5. Rev. P. Colquhoun
  6. Mrs. Colquhoun
  7. Miss S. Ferguson
  8. Mr. I. Forman
  9. Miss L. Haddock
  10. Mr. H. Harris
  11. Mr. M. Harris
  12. Mrs. C. Lumesden
  13. Mr. J. Lapierre
  14. Miss M. McDonald
  15. Mr. T. McRae
  16. Mias McRae
  17. Miss W. A. Morrison
  18. Mr. S. R. McCandless
  19. Mrs. McCandless
  20. Miss D. Maddelene
  21. Mr. S. Phillomey
  22. Miss T. Rae
  23. Mrs. I. Robertson
  24. Miss M. Robertson
  25. Mrs. M. Rennie
  26. Miss M. Singleton
  27. Mrs. A. L. Smith
  28. Mrs. E. Smyth
  29. Mrs. J. Templeton
  30. Miss Templeton


Passenger Not On Board

  1. Miss H. Boissy
  2. Mrs. E. H. Burt
  3. Mr. D. W. W. Burt
  4. Mr. A. Chisolm
  5. Mrs. Chisolm
  6. Master G. Chisolm
  7. Master C. Chisolm
  8. Mrs. S. E. Corry
  9. Mrs. Dnane
  10. Mrs. Fitzsimmons
  11. Miss G. Fitzsimmons
  12.  Mrs. Johnston
  13. Miss J. Johnstown
  14. Miss N. McAllister
  15. Mrs. L. Mullock
  16. Master J. Mullock
  17. Mrs. E. W. Pound
  18. Miss I. Reid
  19. Mrs. W. Smith
  20. Mrs. E. Smith
  21. Mrs. E. Wishart



  • Miss K. L. Lavendert should read Miss K. Lavender


Total Tourist Third Cabin Passengers

Total Tourist Third Cabin Passengers: 161

Information for Passengers

General Information for Tourist Third Cabin Passengers

MEALS will be served at the following times in the Tourist Third Cabin Dining Saloon :—

  • When 1 Sitting:  Breakfast at 8 a.m.; Luncheon at 1 p.m.; and Dinner at 7 p.m.
  • When 2 Sittings : Breakfast at 7-30 a.m. and 8-30 a.m.; Luncheon at 12-30 p.m. and 1-30 p.m.; and Dinner at 6-30 p.m. and 7-30 p.m.

SEATS AT TABLE. —Application should be made to the Tourist Third Cabin Steward, on day of sailing.

DIVINE SERVICE on Sunday at 10-30 a.m.

BARS in Tourist Third Cabin will not be open later than 11-30 p.m., but it is within the discretion of the Commander to close them during the voyage at any time should he consider this course desirable.

DECK CHAIRS for use on Tourist Third Cabin Decks may be hired at a cost of 2/6 (60 cents) each on application to the Tourist Third Cabin Deck Steward.

RUGS are also available for hire at a cost of 2/6 (60 cents). Each Rug is contained in a sealed cardboard box, and bears a serial number worked into the material so that passengers will have no difficulty in identifying their rugs. At the end of each voyage, the rugs which have been in use are sent to the store and thoroughly cleaned, before being re-issued.

THE SURGEON is authorized to make customary charges for his services, subject to the approval of the Commander, to First Class, Cabin, Second Class and Tourist Third Cabin passengers.

LIBRARIES. —An excellent selection of Novels by well- known authors, in addition to a set of travel books, are available for the use of Tourist Third Cabin passengers.

BERTH LADDERS are supplied for the use of Tourist Third Cabin passengers.

PORT HOLES. —Passengers should request their Bedroom Stewards to open and close the port holes in the Staterooms, as required.

It is dangerous for passengers to handle these themselves.

VALUABLES. —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 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. Passengers are accordingly advised to protect themselves by insurance.

PAYMENTS. —Passengers should obtain a receipt from the Purser on the Company's form for any additional Passage Money. Rugs, Chairs, Excess Baggage, Freight. Wireless Messages, etc., paid on board.


LANDING CARDS. —Tourist Third Cabin passengers will be handed Landing Cards by the Purser of the steamer prior to disembarkation at New York.

Before leaving the vessel, passengers are called upon to present these Landing Cards to the United States Immigrant Inspector for endorsement.

RETURN ACCOMMODATION.—For the convenience of those passengers who will be returning from the United States and Canada to Europe and who have not made the necessary arrangements, the Purser will be pleased to radio New York or Montreal Office for any accommodation required. This will enable passengers to complete their arrangements before leaving the steamer and will consequently save them time and trouble in the United States and Canada.

INTERCHANGEABILITY OF RETURN TICKETS. -Furness Line return passenger tickets are interchangeable on Cunard Line steamers, and similarly Cunard Line return passenger tickets with Furness Line, any difference in rates being adjusted with the Carrying Line.

BAGGAGE. — Westbound passengers proceeding from London to Southampton by special trains will pay to The Southern Railway at Waterloo Station, London, any ocean excess baggage charges due.

All enquiries regarding baggage on board ship should be addressed to the Baggage Master.

Passengers are specially requested to claim their baggage before leaving the Pier, otherwise considerable delay and extra charge for carriage will be incurred in forwarding to destination any baggage not accompanying passengers on the Railway.

Baggage wanted on the voyage must be limited in size to 14 inches in height. 2 feet in width, and 3 feet 8 inches in length.

Dangerous articles, such as Fireworks. Matches. Gunpowder, Gasoline, Cartridges, Moving Picture Films, etc., must not on any account be enclosed in baggage.

Baggage Allowance on Atlantic Steamers is on the following scale for Tourist Third Cabin passengers: — Free, 15 cubic feet. Excess charge, 2/6 per cubic foot.

INSURANCE OF BAGGAGE. -The Company, while taking every possible care and precaution, strongly recommend passengers to insure their baggage, as in the event of loss or damage the Cunard Company cannot accept any liability beyond the amount specified on steamer tickets.

The Company offers facilities for the insurance of baggage prior to embarkation against loss by sea or land, risk of fire, breakage, theft, or pilferage.

BONDING BAGGAGE. —Baggage can be checked In Bond at Landing Port to the principal points in U.S.A. and Canada.

Baggage is subject to Customs inspection at port of landing, and packages should be such that they can be quickly opened.

Careful attention to instructions will facilitate handling of baggage on steamer's arrival, and thus prevent delay to passenger.

ARRIVALS AT NEW YORK. — Passengers are landed at the Company's Piers, 53 to 56. North River, foot of West 14th Street, where railway tickets can be purchased, and baggage checked to any part of the United States and Canada. After landing, passengers should enquire at the Mail desk on the wharf for letters and telegrams.

When any of the Company's steamers arrive at the Pier after 8 p.m., passengers have the option of remaining on board overnight and landing after breakfast the following morning.

ARRIVALS AT Québec and Montréal. -Examination of Tourist Third Cabin passengers takes place at Quebec or on board the steamer.

On arrival at Montreal the Customs are in attendance at the Dock, together with Representatives of the Railway Companies, and passengers destined to interior points holding rail orders, exchange such orders for actual Rail tickets, pass the Customs and check their baggage through to destination.

Passengers booked to inland points are transferred in the Transfer Company's vehicles from the Dock to the Railway Stations.

In the event of the steamer docking at Montreal too late in the evening for passengers to make connections with the night trains, they may remain on board overnight and disembark at 7:00 a.m. next morning.

AIR SERVICE FROM NEW YORK. —Passengers landing at New York and wishing to reach their destinations as quickly as possible can make use of the Airplane Service operated by the Curtiss Flying Service Inc., Operating Company for the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company Inc., Garden City, New York.

Passengers can be picked up at the dock either by car or by amphibian, taken to the nearest flying field, and from there by air to their destination.

Further particulars including rates can be obtained from the Purser.

PUBLIC TELEPHONES. Telephone service with booths and operator in attendance will be found near the Customs Lines on the New York Wharf and on the Company's Wharfs at Québec and Montréal.

TAXICABS can be hired at the New York Piers. It is suggested to passengers for their own protection that taxicabs of the Yellow Taxi Corporation, which come within our pier gates, afford comfort and protection as regards baggage, etc., and reasonable rates.

RAIL ROUTING OF PASSENGERS. For the convenience of all passengers disembarking at our piers in New York, who are destined to interior points, the Railroad Lines out of New York as well as Steamship Lines for Boston, have representatives on the wharf to meet passengers and arrange to issue railroad tickets to all points in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, as well as tickets for Boston, via steamer. These representatives will also arrange to check baggage from our piers through to destination, relieving passengers of the annoyance of having to purchase their tickets at the depot or re-check their baggage. Baggage transfer charges from our piers to rail dépôts or steamship dock must be paid by passengers.

TOURIST DEPARTMENT.—A Department is maintained at each of the Cunard Company's American and Canadian Offices, where accurate information and helpful assistance relative to travel in the United States, Canada and throughout the world is at the disposal of patrons.

CANADIAN POSTAL RATES.—Letters to points in Canada, United States and Mexico, three cents for the first ounce, two cents for each additional ounce (War Tax included) ; rates to points in Great Britain and all other places within the Empire, four cents for the first ounce, three cents for each additional ounce (War Tax included), rates to other countries, ten cents for the first ounce, five cents for each additional ounce.

Postal Cards to points in Canada, Great Britain and all other places within the Empire, United States and Mexico, two cents each (War Tax included) ; rates to other countries six cents each.

Canadian Newspapers to points in Canada, Great Britain and certain places within the Empire, United States and Mexico, one cent for four ounces.

Printed Matter to points in Canada, United States and Mexico, one cent for two ounces ; rates to other countries, two cents for two ounces.

LITERATURE for the Blind to points in Canada, United States, Mexico and Newfoundland, free ; rates to all other countries one cent per lb.

Commercial Papers to all countries other than Canada, ten cents for the first ten ounces, two cents for every additional two ounces.

Samples to points in Canada, United States and Mexico, one cent per two ounces ; rates to all other countries, four cents for the first four ounces, two cents every additional two ounces.

Acknowledgment of Receipt of Registered Articles to points in Canada and all other countries, ten cents if requested at the time of posting the article, 20 cents if requested after posting the article.

Special Delivery Letters.—Letters addressed for city delivery in Canada or United States can be put off at Father Point and promptly sent onward as Special Delivery Letters, if prepaid with a Canadian 20c. special delivery stamp, plus ordinary postage.

Special delivery stamps or their equivalent in ordinary postage (the former preferred) can be obtained on board this ship, or from the British Mail Officer, who will board the steamer off Father Point.

RECOVERY OF U.S. HEAD TAX. —This Tax can be recovered by passengers, if same has been paid, provided they inform the U.S. Immigration Inspector on arrival at New York of their intention to leave the United States within sixty days (the time prescribed by U.S. law), and obtain from him Refund of Head Tax Certificate (Form 514) without which form no refund of Head Tax will be considered by the U.S. Authorities.

It is necessary for Refund of Head Tax Certificate (Form 514) to be handed to the transportation company when completed, in time to allow same to be placed before the Immigration Authorities in Washington within 120 days of passenger's arrival in the United States.

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

Note.—Will passengers who have not paid the Head Tax in consequence of their being in transit to Canada kindly complete Form 514, which they will receive from the Immigration Officials at New York, and forward same to the Cunard Line, 25, Broadway, New York, as soon as possible after departure from the United States, or hand to the Purser of the steamer in which they return to Europe.

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS. —U.S.A.—The following paragraphs from the new United States Tariff Law enumerate the articles which passengers can take into the United States FREE OF DUTY :—

Paragraph 504.—Books, libraries, usual and reasonable furniture, and similar household effects of persons or families from foreign countries, all the foregoing if actually used abroad by them not less than one year, and not intended for any other person or persons, nor for sale.

Paragraph 709.—Wearing apparel, articles of personal adornment, toilet articles, and similar personal effects of persons arriving in the United States ; but this exemption shall only include such articles as actually accompany and are in the use of and as are necessary and appropriate for the wear and use of such persons, for the immediate purposes of the journey and present comfort and convenience, and shall not be held to apply to merchandise or articles intended for other persons or for sale : Provided—That in case of residents of the United States returning from abroad, all wearing apparel and other personal effects taken by them out of the United States to foreign countries shall be admitted free of duty without regard to their value, upon their identity being established, under appropriate rules and regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, BUT NO MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS IN VALUE OF ARTICLES PURCHASED ABROAD BY SUCH RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES SHALL BE ADMITTED FREE OF DUTY UPON THEIR RETURN.

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS. — CANADA. —Wearing apparel, articles of personal adornment, toilet articles and similar personal effects of persons arriving in Canada may be passed free, without entry at Customs, as travelers' baggage, under the provisions of the Customs tariff, but this provision shall only include such articles as actually accompany and are in use of and as are necessary and appropriate for the wear and use of such persons for the immediate purpose of the journey and present comfort and convenience, and shall not be held to apply to merchandise or articles intended for other persons or for sale.

PROFESSIONAL GAMBLERS. — Passengers arc informed that Professional Gamblers are reported as frequently crossing on Atlantic Steamers, and are warned to take precautions accordingly


This vessel is equipped with special up-to-date Wireless Apparatus which enables passengers to keep in constant touch with their friends or business houses throughout the voyage across the North Atlantic Ocean.


VIA BRITISH COAST STATIONS. —For places in the United Kingdom the inclusive rate is nd. per word ; for other countries the rate is 10d. per word, plus landline and cable charges. Every word in the address, text and signature is counted; all charges must be prepaid.

VIA UNITED STATES COAST STATIONS. —The wireless rate via New York City, New London, Conn., Tuckerton, N.J., East Moriches, L.I., Chatham, and Boston, Mass., is 9d. per word; every word in the address, text and signature is counted ; landline charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.

VIA CANADIAN COAST STATIONS. —The wireless rate via Cape Race and Sable Island is 1s. 0.5d., and Louisburg 9d. per word, via Montreal, Quebec, Gross Isle, Clarke City P.Q., St. John, N.B., Grindstone Island, N. Sydney, N.S., Chebacco Head, N.S., Yarmouth, N.S., Belle Isle, Pt. Amour, Father Point, and Fame Point, is calculated at 7d. per word ; every word in address, text and signature is counted ; landline charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.

VIA FRENCH COAST STATIONS. —The wireless rate is 8d. per word; every word in address, text and signature is counted; landline charges additional; all charges must be prepaid.

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


Passengers may send Wireless letters to their friends from Mid- Atlantic. A special reduced charge of 4s. 2d. ($1.00) is made for twenty words; mail charges additional. For each word in excess of this number id. will be charged.

Wireless Letters—the text of which must be written in plain language —are sent by Radio to another ship passing in the opposite direction, for forwarding to their destination by Air Mail and/or Express Delivery, on arrival at the first port of call.

Wireless letters for posting in U.S. must shew in the address the Christian names of the Addressee, or the title Mr., Mrs. or Miss.

Passengers are requested to sec that they obtain a signed receipt showing amount paid for each message handed in for transmission.

For particulars regarding Wireless communications established or expected, please consult the Wireless Notice Board.

Full information regarding rates, etc., can be obtained from cither the Wireless or Purser's Office.


Cunard Atlantic Track Chart, Unused, 1928.

Cunard Atlantic Track Chart, Unused, 1928. GGA Image ID # 1610cdd10c


Key to Canadian Lighthouses, Cunard Line, 1928.

Key to Canadian Lighthouses, Cunard Line, 1928. GGA Image ID # 1610df744a


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