RMS Scythia Passenger List - 27 August 1925

Front Cover of a Second Class Passenger List from the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line, Departing 27 August 1925 from Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)

Front Cover of a Second Class Passenger List from the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line, Departing 27 August 1925 from Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh), Commanded by Captain W. Prothero. GGA Image ID # 172ea387f7


Senior Officers and Staff

  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
  • Chief Engineer: G. Bain
  • Chief Officer: H. R. Oulsnam, R.D., R.N.R.
  • Surgeon: C. E. S. Harris
  • Purser: E. C. F. Moore
  • Assistant Purser: D. J. Tenquist
  • Chief Stewart: P. J. Biddlecombe


Second Class Passengers

  1. Mrs. E. M. Adams
  2. Miss W. G. Adams
  3. Mr. Addy
  4. Mr. J. Ahern
  5. Mrs. S. H. Alexander
  6. Mr. R. Atherton
  7. Miss A. Atherton
  8. Mr. J. Atkinson
  9. Mrs. Atkinson
  10. Mr. T. E. Aubrey
  11. Mrs. Aubrey
  12. Mrs. C. S. Barry
  13. Miss R. Barry
  14. Miss M. F. Barton
  15. Miss A. S. Barton
  16. Mrs. N. Beauparlant
  17. Rev. C. S. Belf
  18. Mr. A. E. Bentley
  19. Mrs. Bentley
  20. Mr. W. J. Best
  21. Mrs. M. J. Bibby
  22. Master Bibby
  23. Mrs. M. J. Birmingham
  24. Master T. J. Birmingham
  25. Miss Birmingham
  26. Mrs. F. Bowers
  27. Mr. T. Boyd
  28. Mr. H. Bramham
  29. Mr. P. G. Brawne
  30. Mr. H. Brendiss
  31. Rev. I. Brennan
  32. Mr. J. W. Brewer
  33. Mrs. Brewer
  34. Miss E. W. M. Bridges
  35. Mrs M. W. Brindle
  36. Mrs. B. E. Brindley
  37. Mrs. S. A. Brown
  38. Mr. E. A. Burke
  39. Mr. F. Burke
  40. Miss A. Byron
  41. Miss C. Cain
  42. Miss L. Campbell
  43. Mrs. J. J. Casey
  44. Mr. J. J. Casey
  45. Miss A. Casey
  46. Mrs. W. L. Chandler
  47. Miss F. M. Coches
  48. Mr. J. A. Cohen
  49. Mrs. G. M. Collins
  50. Miss J. Collins
  51. Master G. Collins
  52. Miss A. Condy
  53. Mrs. A. Connell
  54. Rev. B. P. A. Connelly
  55. Miss M. A. Cooke
  56. Miss M. Coombes
  57. Miss Corbett
  58. Rev. F. V. Corcoran
  59. Miss A. Cowgill
  60. Mr. J. E. Cowper
  61. Mrs. Cowper
  62. Miss D. J. Cowper
  63. Miss P. Cowper
  64. Miss C. Cox
  65. Mr. P. Cox
  66. Mr. Chas. Crabtree
  67. Mr. P. Crabtree
  68. Miss Margaret B. Crook
  69. Mr. J. A. Crossman
  70. Mrs. Crossman
  71. Miss M. Crowley
  72. Rev. T. E. Cusack
  73. Mrs. R. Cusworth
  74. Miss M. Cusworth
  75. Mr. F. F. Daly
  76. Mrs. Daly and Infant
  77. Mr. J. W. Day
  78. Mrs. Day
  79. Mr. J. Delmage
  80. Mrs. E. Denton
  81. Miss E. Denton
  82. Miss A. Denton
  83. Mrs. R. Dews
  84. Mr. A. Downie
  85. Rev. J. S. Driscoll
  86. Mr. J. A. Durivage
  87. Mr. J. Edmondson
  88. Mrs. A. M. Ellis
  89. Mr. R. Everard
  90. Mrs. R. Fagin
  91. Mr. J. Fame
  92. Mrs. S. Faulkner
  93. Mrs. T. Fay
  94. Mr. A. Ferguson
  95. Miss B. Ferguson
  96. Miss N. Fitzgerald
  97. Mr. F. Fitzpatrick
  98. Mrs. Fitzpatrick
  99. Mr. J. Flanigan
  100. Miss J. Forbes
  101. Mr. W. Foster
  102. Mrs. M. Foster
  103. Miss M. Foster
  104. Mr. G. Fowley
  105. Miss F. R. Foxon
  106. Mr. J. Francis
  107. Miss M. Francis
  108. Rev. K. A. Fuisel
  109. Mr. M. F. Germann
  110. Mrs. K. G. Glynn
  111. Rev. R. C. Goebel
  112. Miss M. Granberg
  113. Mr. J. Granberg
  114. Mrs. M. Greaves
  115. Mrs. Green
  116. Mr. J. Gregor
  117. Mrs. Gregor
  118. Miss L. M. Griffin
  119. Miss A. C. Griffin
  120. Miss H. J. Griffin
  121. Mrs. K. Grogan
  122. Mrs. J. Hackney
  123. Mr. A. Hadfield
  124. Mrs. A. Hadfield
  125. Mrs. E. Haggos
  126. Mr. J. Hardy
  127. Master J. Hardy
  128. Miss Harold
  129. Miss M. Harrington
  130. Mrs. E. Harris
  131. Mr. Harrison
  132. Miss E. Haslam
  133. Mr. D. G. Hawksworth
  134. Mrs. M. Hawley
  135. Mr. G. Heskett
  136. Mrs. Heskett
  137. Miss A. Heskett
  138. Miss B. Hession
  139. Mrs. Heywood
  140. Miss Heywood
  141. Mrs. E. Higgitt and Infant
  142. Mrs. J. Hobson
  143. Mrs. S. E. Holland
  144. Miss W. Holland
  145. Mr. S. Holt
  146. Mrs. Holt
  147. Master Holt
  148. Miss L. Horan
  149. Mr. A. Howarth
  150. Mrs. E. Howarth
  151. Miss C. C. Hubbach
  152. Miss M. C. Hubbach
  153. Mrs. M. A. Hughes
  154. Mrs. E. M. Hunt
  155. Mrs. M. Jamieson
  156. Rev. E. W. Jenkinson
  157. Mrs. Jenkinson
  158. Master A. Jenkinson
  159. Mrs. E. Jenkinson
  160. Mr. J. Jones
  161. Mrs. Jones
  162. Mr. C. Keegan
  163. Rev. T. B. Kehoe
  164. Miss B. Kelly
  165. Miss T. Kelly
  166. Mr. J. B. Kemp
  167. Mrs. D. Kigh
  168. Mr. H. Kinsey
  169. Mrs. H. J. Kinsey
  170. Mr. A. Lamb
  171. Mr. M. Lavelle
  172. Miss C. Lockhart
  173. Miss F. Lonergan
  174. Miss R. E. Lonergan
  175. Mrs. R. Low
  176. Mrs. McCarthy
  177. Mr. D. McDonald
  178. Rev. L. S. McDonald
  179. Mr. J. McDowell
  180. Mr. K. McDowell
  181. Mrs. McDowell
  182. Miss H. C. McDowell
  183. Miss K. McGee
  184. Mr. P. McGuiness
  185. Mrs. M. McGuiness
  186. Rev. P. P. McGuinness
  187. Miss M. E. McGuire
  188. Mrs. T. McLeich
  189. Miss S. McLeich
  190. Mr. S. J. McMahon
  191. Mrs. C. McNabb
  192. Miss T. M. McNabb
  193. Miss R. E. McNabb
  194. Mr. P. McNally
  195. Master McNally
  196. Mrs. B. Maginnis
  197. Miss T. B. Manning
  198. Mr. J. Marsh
  199. Mrs. Marsh
  200. Mrs. A. Mason
  201. Miss F. Massey
  202. Mrs. M. Massey
  203. Miss A. Meschler
  204. Mrs. E. Maulsen
  205. Mr. J. L. Metzer
  206. Mr. C. L. Metzer
  207. Miss H. Michael
  208. Mr. N. Millar
  209. Mrs. Millar
  210. Miss M. Miller
  211. Mrs. E. Mitchell
  212. Miss E. Mollison
  213. Miss N. Mollison
  214. Mr. R. H. Morgan
  215. Mrs. Morgan
  216. Mr. C. Morrin
  217. Miss A. T. Mulligan
  218. Miss H. A. Mulligan
  219. Mr. P. Mullin
  220. Mrs. Mullin
  221. Miss M. Mullin
  222. Mr. T. J. Mullins
  223. Mr. R. E. Murray
  224. Mr. H. V. Murray
  225. Mrs. Murray
  226. Miss M. E. Murray
  227. Mr. H. V. Murray, Junr.
  228. Miss A. P. Nevin
  229. Miss M. Nicholson
  230. Miss M. R. Nicholson
  231. Mr. Hugh O’Connor
  232. Miss M. O’Connor
  233. Miss E. O’Connor
  234. Miss W. B. O’Hare
  235. Mrs. A. Ohnenius
  236. Miss E. Phillips
  237. Miss M. J. Pitts
  238. Mr. W. Poole
  239. Mrs. Poole
  240. Mr. B. Ramsden
  241. Mrs. M. Ramsden
  242. Mrs. G. Rice
  243. Mr. A. B. Rice
  244. Mr. W. W. Rice
  245. Mrs. L. B. Rice
  246. Rev. T. H. Ricken
  247. Miss F. M. Ridley
  248. Mrs. E. M. Rigles
  249. Mrs. A. Ritson
  250. Mr. J. G. Roberts
  251. Mr. E. Roberts
  252. Mrs. Roberts
  253. Mr. E. Roberts
  254. Miss Robson
  255. Miss M. H. Roechling
  256. Mrs. K. Ryan
  257. Mrs. M. Ryan
  258. Rev. W. M. Savile
  259. Mrs. H. Schleeper
  260. Miss L. Schiz
  261. Mrs. M. B. Scott
  262. Miss F. A. Scott
  263. Miss M. Shakespeare
  264. Mr. F. Sharp
  265. Miss E. Sheridan
  266. Miss G. M. Simpson
  267. Mr. T. H. Simpson
  268. Mrs. Smith
  269. Master Smith
  270. Miss Julia B. Sparks
  271. Miss Rosalie Stansfield
  272. Mrs. E. Stansfield
  273. Mrs. Steen
  274. Mr. S. Sugden
  275. Miss E. Swindlehurst
  276. Miss P. Thornton
  277. Mrs. A. E. Tiffaney
  278. Rev. N. A. Tobin
  279. Miss M. A. Todd
  280. Miss D. Todd
  281. Mrs. C. Toumley
  282. Master E. Toumley
  283. Miss F. M. Toumley
  284. Miss W. M. Turnbull
  285. Mrs. G. A. Urban
  286. Miss H. Urban
  287. Miss E. A. Urban
  288. Miss F. J. Urban
  289. Miss F. Urban
  290. Mr. T. I. Walker
  291. Mr. E. Walsh
  292. Mr. S. Weedall
  293. Mrs. W. Weivers
  294. Mr. G. Widerman
  295. Mrs. Widerman
  296. Mrs. M. E. Wilde
  297. Mrs. B. Wilkinson
  298. Mrs. E. Wilson
  299. Miss E. Wilson
  300. Rev. I. R. Whitfield
  301. Miss J. Wild
  302. Mrs. C. Wilkinson
  303. Mrs. A. Woodhouse
  304. Mr. Woods
  305. Dr. J. A. Wright
  306. Mr. J. Wright
  307. Mrs. J. Wright
  308. Mr. W. J. Wrighton
  309. Mrs. Wrighton
  310. Master W. J. Wrighton
  311. Miss A. E. Wrigley
  312. Mr. F. Wrigley
  313. Mrs. M. Yates
  314. Mr. W. Younggren
  315. Mrs. Younggren
  316. Miss A. Younggren
  317. Miss H. Younggren
  318. Miss J. Younggren
  319. Miss C. Zeller
  320. Miss M. Zoeller


General Information for Passengers

MEALS will be served at the following times in the Second Class Dining Saloon:
When 1 sitting:       

  • Breakfast: 8 a.m.
  • Luncheon: 1 p.m.
  • Dinner : 7 p.m.

When 2 sittings:

  • Breakfast: 7-30 a.m. and 8-30 n m.
  • Luncheon: 12-30 p.m. and 1-30 p.m.
  • Dinner: 6-30 p.m. and 7-30 p.m.

The Bars in the Second Class will not be open later than 11 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.

SEATS AT TABLE.—Application may be made at any of the Chief Offices in advance, or to the Chief Second Class Steward on board the Steamer on day of sailing.

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

DECK CHAIRS AND RUGS may be hired at a cost of 6/3 (or $1.50) each, on application to the Deck Steward. 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, 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.

LIBRARIES. In addition to a library of Standard Works, a special selection of up-to-date literature is available for the use of passengers.

BERTH LADDERS.—These may be obtained on application to Steward or Stewardess.

BERTHING OF PASSENGERS.—No alterations can be made except officially through the Purser.

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, but passengers can 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, etc., paid on board.

DOGS.—Passengers are notified that dogs cannot be landed in Great Britain unless a license has previously been procured from the Board of Agriculture, London. Forms of license must be obtained by direct application to the Department before the dog is taken on board. Dogs are carried at owner’s risk, rate being from £4 upwards, payable to the Purser.

Special Information for Westbound Passengers.

RETURN ACCOMMODATION. —For the convenience of those passengers who may be returning from the United States to Europe and who have not yet made the necessary arrangements, the Purser will be pleased to radio New York or Boston 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 New York.

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.

Passengers arc recommended to insure their baggage, as the Company's liability is strictly limited in accordance with contract ticket.

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 Customs Baggage Room, otherwise considerable delay and extra charge for carriage will be incurred in forwarding to destination any baggage not accompanying passengers on the Railway.

REFRESHMENT FACILITIES ON SPECIAL BOAT TRAINS—LONDON TO SOUTHAMPTON.—Arrangements have been made with The Southern Railway for early Saloon trains run from Waterloo to Southampton in connection with Cunard sailings to have breakfast cars attached for the convenience of Saloon passengers. Any passengers wishing to reserve seats in this car should advise either of the Cunard Company's London Offices.

Breakfast baskets will be supplied for Second Class passengers by the Railway Company, and those baskets can be purchased by passengers prior to the departure of the special train from Waterloo or passengers can order them in advance through either of the Cunard Company’s London Offices.

REFRESHMENT FACILITIES ON SPECIAL BOAT TRAINS—LONDON TO LIVERPOOL.—Arrangements have been made with The London Midland & Scottish Railway for special trains run from Buston to Liverpool in connection with Cunard sailings to have breakfast, luncheon or dining car attached.

With regard to special coaches from Buston to Riverside attached to ordinary trains having breakfast, luncheon or dining cars, facility will be given for Cunard passengers to take their meals in these cars.

ARRIVALS AT BOSTON.—Passengers are landed at the Company’s Pier, East Boston, 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 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.

There is a taxi-cab agent on the pier by whom a good service at reasonable rates is provided to passengers requiring same. Passengers are recommended to engage their taxis before leaving the pier.

CUSTOMS REGULATIONS.— U.S.A. — The following paragraphs from the new United States Tariff Law enumerate the articles which passengers and immigrants 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.
  • Paragraph 645.—Tools of trade, occupation, and employment, in the actual possession at the time, of persons emigrating to the U-S.A.

FORWARDING OF PASSENGERS. For the convenience of all passengers disembarking at our piers, who are destined to interior points, the Railroad lines out of 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.

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.

PASSENGERS’ MAIL AND ADDRESSES.—Arrangements have been made whereby letters for passengers on board the Company’s steamers at Southampton and Liverpool can be accepted lor inclusion in special bags, which will be made up for the ship in London and Forts of Departure.

The letters in question, which must be registered and addressed C/o The Commander, Cunard Racket “     " Southampton (or Liverpool) can be posted in any part of the United Kingdom up to the time at which ordinary registered letters to go by the same packets are received.

Passengers’ addresses may be left at the Purser’s Office, in order that any letters received after passengers have left the ship may be forwarded.

Passengers may have Mail, Telegrams and Cables sent to the care of any of the Cunard Chief Offices.

Mail for passengers at Southampton is sent to the steamer by the Pilots f Tender, and letters received later are passed on board as soon as the steamer docks.

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 and throughout the world is at the disposal of patrons.

Cruises in season to the West Indies, Pacific Coast, South America, etc.

Special Information for Eastbound Passengers

RETURN ACCOMMODATION. —For the convenience of those passengers who may be returning from Europe to the United States and who have not yet made the necessary arrangements the Purser will be pleased to radio the Company's Head Office at Liverpool 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 Great Britain or on the Continent.

BAGGAGE.—The Cunard Company at New York will collect from Eastbound passengers any Southern Railway excess rail charges due in connection with journey by special train from Southampton to London.

Passengers are recommended to insure their baggage, as the Company’s liability is strictly limited in accordance with contract ticket.

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 Customs Baggage Room, otherwise considerable delay and extra charge for carriage will be incurred in forwarding to destination any baggage not accompanying passengers on the Railway.

BAGGAGE BY SPECIAL TRAINS.—The Southern Railway.—Passengers landing at Southampton and proceeding to London by special train can hand their baggage over to The Southern Railway for delivery at passengers' destination on their system, on payment of one shilling per package.

ARRIVALS AT CHERBOURG.—Under normal conditions passengers are landed by tender up to io p.m., but if the ship arrives later they will disembark after breakfast next morning.

In the event of the steamer not being able to land passengers sufficiently early to allow of their reaching Paris before the early hours of the following morning, there is at Cherbourg a comfortable hotel, the Casino, which can accommodate anyone who wishes to stay overnight in Cherbourg and travel to Paris during the daytime. The Purser can arrange reservations by wireless.

Hand-baggage is carried from the steamer to the tender by the stewards. Passengers are informed that from the time their hand-baggage is on the tender, they are solely responsible for it, and they must see that it is passed through the Customs and placed in their carriage on the special train.

All hand-baggage not claimed on the tender or left in the Customs is collected and included with registered baggage for Paris. For these packages there is a charge of Fcs. 25.00 per package, Cherbourg—Paris.

Passengers are advised that the Cunard Company cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage caused by neglect on the part of passengers not claiming their hand-baggage on the tender.

All baggage registered in New York for Cherbourg only if not claimed at the port is forwarded direct to Paris, a charge of Fes. 25.00 per package being made irrespective of size or weight. (Heavy nailed case or bulky packages will be charged as freight.)

TICKETS.—All passengers without rail tickets can obtain them from the Company’s Office in the waiting room at Cherbourg, which they pass through after clearing through Customs.

SPECIAL TRAINS.—Special trains are run in connection with the arrival of steamers. Dining cars are attached to these trains, luncheons and dinners ore served at Fcs. 18.00 per head, exclusive of wines.

RESERVED SEATS.—Passengers wishing to reserve first class seats in advance may, on application to the Purser, book same on board ship, provided they are in possession of first class rail tickets to Paris. There is no charge made for these reservations.

ARRIVALS AT PLYMOUTH.—Passengers are landed at any time of the day unless the steamer anchors after 9 p.m. In this case passengers will be landed at 7 o’clock the following morning, the latter hour to be advanced to 6 a.m. between the period May ist to September 30th.

A special train will be dispatched to London providing the number of passengers warrants same.

Should the numbers not be sufficient for a special train and the steamer anchors before 9 p.m., passengers will be able to connect with the midnight train.

ARRIVALS AT SOUTHAMPTON.—Passengers will be landed up to 8 p.m. If the ship berths later passengers will disembark next morning after breakfast.

A Special Train will be dispatched to London (Waterloo Station) as soon as possible after landing, the journey occupying about 1 ½  hours. Passengers are strongly recommended to purchase their rail tickets between Southampton and London at the Purser’s Office on board, as failure to do this may result in delay and inconvenience to the passenger.

It is notified for the information of passengers that the Cunard Company employ at Southampton the necessary labor for transfer of baggage from the steamer to the special trains at the ship's side for London.

Passengers on arrival will find representatives of well-known firms in the shed alongside the steamer, and if their special services are utilized for the handling of baggage they are authorized to charge according to tariff.

ARRIVALS AT LIVERPOOL. TIME OF LANDING PASSENGERS. — Under normal conditions when any of the Company’s steamers arrive alongside the Liverpool Landing Stage after 7 p.m. 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 at the Stage or in dock as circumstances permit.

In the same way when the vessel reaches the river but does not come alongside the Stage, to prevent inconvenience and to meet emergencies, any passengers desirous of disembarking will on arrival of the steamer be landed, with hand-baggage only, by tender.

CUSTOMS. — Tobacco, cigars, etc., wines, spirits and perfumery are subject 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.

AUTOMOBILE TOURS IN GREAT BRITAIN.—The Cunard Company is in a position to arrange for the hire of Automobiles to passengers on arrival of their steamers at Liverpool, Plymouth or Southampton. Programmes of Tours with fixed prices for same can be obtained on application to the Pursers or the Company's Offices.

The Tours outlined cover the most interesting and historic places in Great Britain and offer a most enjoyable trip for persons desirous of seeing more of English rural life than is possible when travelling by rail from town to town.

AUTOMOBILE TOURS ON THE CONTINENT.—The Company’s Offices at Paris, Cherbourg and Hamburg are in a position to make arrangements for the hire of Cars to meet steamers at Hamburg and Cherbourg, and take passengers on long or short Tours, or direct to their destinations.

Pursers will be glad to give passengers particulars of rates of hire and any other information that they may desire.

AEROPLANE RESERVATIONS.—Seats can also be arranged for Aeroplane Services from London or Manchester to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Paris, Brussels, Berlin, etc., also from Cherbourg to Paris. Applications should be made to the Purser.

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

CUNARD TRAVELLERS’ CHEQUES, payable all over Europe, can be purchased at all the principal offices of the Company. These Cheques are accepted on board steamers in payment of accounts, but the Pursers do not carry funds to enable them to cash same.

PICTURE POSTCARDS of the steamers can be obtained free of charge on application.

The "SCYTHIA" carries an orchestra of professional musicians, which will play at the undermentioned times and places :

  1. Second CIass Lounge: 10-45 a.m. to 11-30 a m. - Alternate Days.
  2. Second Class Lounge: 3-45 p.m. to 4-30 p.m. - Alternate Days.

First* Class Lounge or as required for dancing in First or Second Class: 9-00 p.m. to  10-45 p.m.

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 of their intention to leave the United States within sixty days (the time prescribed by U.S. law), and obtain from him Transit Certificate Form 514.

It is also necessary for Transit Certificate Form 514 to be handed to the transportation company when completed, in time to allow same to be placed Indore 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 Mead Tax in consequence of their holding return tickets or being in transit to points outside of the United States kindly complete Form 514, which they will receive from the Immigration Officials at Boston, and forward same to the Cunard Line, 126, State Street, Boston, as soon as possible after departure from the United States, or hand to the Purser of the Steamer in which they return to the United Kingdom.

Wireless Telegrams and Letters


  • VIA BRITISH STATIONS. —For places in the United Kingdom the inclusive rate is 1 id. per word, for other countries the rate is 10d. per word, plus landline and cable charges, livery word in the address, text and signature is counted ; all charges must be prepaid.
  • VIA UNITED STATES STATIONS. —The wireless rate via New York, New Loudon, Newport, R.I., and Boston is 9d. per word, and Bar Harbor, Maine, 10d. per word; every word in the address, text and signature is counted; landline charges additional; all charges must be prepaid.
  • VIA CANADIAN STATIONS. —The wireless rate via Cape Race, Cape Sable and Sable Island is 1s. 0 ½ d., and Louisburg 9d. per word, via Montreal, Quebec, Gross Isle, Three Rivers, Father Point, and Fame Point, is calculated at 5d. per word ; every word in address, text and signature is counted ; landline charges additional ; all charges must be prepaid.
  • VIA FRENCH STATIONS. —The wireless rates via Cherbourg, Brest and Ouessant 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 as 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 are requested to see that they obtain a signed receipt showing amount paid for each message handed in for transmission.


Passengers may send Wireless Letters to their friends from mid-Atlantic. A special charge of 5s. 8d., which includes postage, is made for thirty words ; for each word in excess of this number 1d. will be charged. One hundred words is the maximum allowed in one Wireless Letter.

These letters are sent by wireless to another ship passing in the opposite direction, for moiling by registered post 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.

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


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