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SS Champlain Passenger List - 19 July 1939


Front Cover, Cabin Passenger List from the SS Champlain of the CGT French Line, Departing 19 July 1939 from Le Havre to New York.

Front Cover, Cabin Passenger List from the SS Champlain of the CGT French Line, Departing 19 July 1939 from Le Havre to New York via Southampton, Commanded by Captain André Blanquie. GGA Image ID # 21710580ec


Senior Officers and Staff

  1. Commander: Captain André Blanquie
  2. Second Captain: Jacques de Fromont de Bouaille
  3. Chief Engineer: Pierre Quemeneur
  4. Second Engineer: Gustave Tiffoche
  5. Surgeon: Dr Gabriel Cendronneau
  6. Assistant Surgeon: Dr Pierre Thibault
  7. Chief Purser: Louis Mallet
  8. Assistant Purser: Max Jourdan
  9. Staff Purser: Loïc LE Bideau
  10. Purser 3rd Class: Olivier Rousselon
  11. Chief Steward: Edmond Debris
  12. Chief Operator T.S.F.: Eugène Rafflé
  13. Controller for Maritime Postal Services: Jean Sénéchal
  14. Baggage Master: M. Gouin
  15. Chef: L. Guillaumen
  16. Maître d'Hôtel Principal: M. Monique
  17. Réception: E. Chardonneau
  18. Maître d'Hôtel Tourist : A. Le Drogoff
  19. Maître d'Hôtel 3rd Class: J. Noriega


Cabin Passengers

  1. Abramovitz, Mr. A.
  2. Alcock, Mrs. M.E.
  3. Alexander, Miss C.
  4. Alford, Mr. WJ.
  5. Amdur, Mr. I.
  6. Amos, Mme M.
  7. Anfossy, Mr. A.
  8. Anfossy, Mine A.
  9. Anson, Mi’s E.M.
  10. Anson, Miss C.
  11. d’Arnoux, Comtesse
  12. Balacéano, Mr. C.P.
  13. Bataille, Mlle L.
  14. Baur. Mr. K G.
  15. Baur, Mrs. K.G.
  16. Beigel, Mr. C.
  17. Belfrage, Mr. C.
  18. Belfrage, Mme C.
  19. Belfrage, Mlle S.
  20. Berthillier, Mr. G.
  21. Besson, Mr. J.
  22. Bosfield, Miss E.J.
  23. Bottin de la Boullaye, Mr. P.
  24. Bottin de la Boullaye, Mme P.
  25. Bouchery, Mr. E.
  26. Boynet, Miss E.
  27. Bristol, Miss C.F.
  28. Brown, Mr. B.G.
  29. Brown, Mrs. R.G.
  30. Brown, Miss S.B.
  31. Burstyn, Mr. J.
  32. Butler, Mr. J.F.
  33. Butler, Mrs. J.F.
  34. Caerts, Mme A.
  35. Carrick, Mr. D.D.
  36. Carrick, Mrs. D.D.
  37. Carter, Mrs. F.
  38. Cartier, Mr. J.
  39. Cartier, Mme J.
  40. Cartier, Mlle .I.
  41. Cartier, Mr. H.
  42. Clark, Mr. E.
  43. Clark. Mme H.E.
  44. Cobianchi, Dr P.
  45. Colloredo-Mansfeld,
  46. Comte F.
  47. Coulard, Dr H.
  48. Cowdin, Mr. J.C.
  49. Cowdin, Mrs. J.C.
  50. Dal Piaz, Mr. Guy
  51. Dal Piaz, Mme Guy
  52. Deutsch, Mr. B.L.
  53. Deutsch, Mme B.-L.
  54. Domange, Mr. A.
  55. Domange, Mlle G.
  56. Duittoz, Mlle J.J.
  57. Dupuy, Mr. J. M.
  58. Dupuy, Mme J. M.
  59. Elston, Mr. E.V.
  60. Esberg, Mr. A.
  61. Esdohr, Mlle K.
  62. Espaillat Dr A.
  63. Essig, Mr. B.C.
  64. Essig, Mrs. B.C.
  65. Fehr, Mme H.E.
  66. Fontaine, Mme M.M.
  67. Forester-Marie, Mrs. J.S.
  68. de Francqueville, Mr. P.
  69. Freese, Mr. K.
  70. Galamian, Mr. I.
  71. Gallagher, Mr. B.
  72. Gallagher, Mme B.
  73. Goldsmith, Mrs. H.R.
  74. Gordon, Miss M.L.
  75. Gorer, Mrs. B.A.
  76. Greaves, Mr. T.
  77. Guillier, Mr.
  78. Guillier, Mme
  79. Guillier, Mlle
  80. Hacot, Mr. E.
  81. Hallahan, Mr. J.T.
  82. Harris, Mr. J.B.   
  83. Harris, Mrs. J.B.
  84. Harris, Mrs. J.C.
  85. Hickey, Rev. J.A.
  86. Holdsworth, Mr. A.
  87. Hyams, Mr. M.
  88. Isaza, Mr. P.P.
  89. Isaza, Mrs. P.P.
  90. Jokelson, Mr. P.
  91. Jokelson, Mme P.
  92. Jokelson, Mlle F.
  93. de Jong, Mr. P.
  94. Joseph, Mr. G.H.
  95. Joseph Jr., Mr. C.H.
  96. Jugeat, Mr. J.
  97. Kahn, Mr. J.
  98. Karpilowsky, Mr. D.
  99. Keegan, Mrs. E.
  100. Koussevitzky, Mr. S.
  101. Koussevitzky, Mme S.
  102. Kramer, Mr. S.E.
  103. Kramer, Mrs. S.E.
  104. Kressmann, Mr. P.E.
  105. Ladousse, Capitaine
  106. Lazard, Mme M. L.
  107. Lebourg, Mrs. M.
  108. Lebourg, Mr. M.
  109. Levine, Mr. J.
  110. Levy, Mr. L.
  111. Levy, Mme L.
  112. Levy, Mr. A.
  113. Levy, Mme A.
  114. Levy, M r C.
  115. Levy, Mr. A.
  116. Levy, Mr. D.
  117. Loder, Mr. J.
  118. Luder, Mme M.
  119. Loder, Miss D. and Nurse
  120. Luzzalto, Mr. G.
  121. Mahler. Miss E.
  122. Marble, Miss A.
  123. Mathias, Mrs. P.A.
  124. Mathias Miss H.
  125. Meyer, Mme M.
  126. Mi get, Mme A.
  127. Miquel, Mr. B.
  128. Miquel, Mme B.
  129. Monk, Mr. L.
  130. Monniot, Mr. G.
  131. de Montgolfier, Mr. C.
  132. de Montgolfier, Mme C.
  133. Moreau-Neret, Mr.
  134. McGregor, Mme L.R.
  135. McGregor, Mr. C.B.R.
  136. McKearin, Mr. J.P.
  137. McKearin. Mrs. J.P.
  138. McKinney, Mrs. E.S.
  139. McKinney, Miss IL
  140. Nater, Mr. C.
  141. Nater, Mrs. C.
  142. Neale, Mr. W.
  143. Neale, Mrs. W.
  144. Neale. Mr. W.C.
  145. Norman, Mr. R.W.
  146. Norton, Mr. D.F.
  147. Noyez, Mme A.
  148. Obermeyer, Mr. D.H.
  149. O’Kolski, Mr. D.W.
  150. O’Kolski, Mrs. D.W.
  151. Perdomo, S. E. Mgr I.
  152. Pertschuk, Mr. D.
  153. Philips, Miss M.D.
  154. del Pino, Rev. F.A.
  155. Plimpton, Mr. B A.
  156. Porceliju, Mr. A.
  157. Pope, Prof. A.U.
  158. Rau, Mlle E.C.
  159. Reifenberg, Mrs. E.
  160. Renold, Miss A.B.
  161. Riesenberger, Mr. J.L.
  162. Rigotti, Miss V.
  163. Rosenfeld, Mrs. F.C.
  164. Royal, Mr. J.F.
  165. Rueff, Mr. J.
  166. Ryan, Mr. T.E.
  167. Ryan, Mrs. T.E.
  168. Ryan, Mr. M.
  169. Schafler, Mr. H.S.
  170. Sloan Jr, Mr. H.E.
  171. Sloan Jr, Mrs. F.I.
  172. Sperling, Mr. H.G.
  173. Steele, Mrs. V.A.
  174. Steiner, Mr. M.
  175. Stoefen, Mrs. L.
  176. Straus, Mrs. A. M.
  177. Sulzberger, Mr. A.
  178. Tavares, Mr. G.A.
  179. Tavares, Mrs. G.A.
  180. Taylor, Mr. J.T.
  181. Tennant, Miss E.
  182. Thompson, Miss M.
  183. Topalian, Mr. S.
  184. Tucker, Mr. W.
  185. Turner, Miss H.M.
  186. Valentin, Mr. C.
  187. Vernier, Mlle M.
  188. Verron, Mr. J.A.
  189. Viner. Mr. L.
  190. Vines, Mrs. E.
  191. Waldman. Mr. M.
  192. Weyer, Miss L.P.
  193. White, Mlle T.
  194. Whitehouse, Mr. H.
  195. Windfohr, Mr. B.
  196. Windfohr. Mrs. B.
  197. Woods, Mrs. E.
  198. Woolworth, Miss H.F.



  • Cabin:  203
  • Tourist Class: 343
  • Third Class: 194
  • Total: 740


Medical Attendance

The following medical charges are to be paid:
De Luxe Liners: 1st Class $ 2.00 - 2nd Class $ 1.50
Cabin Ships: Cabin $ 1.50 - Tourist $ 1.00

An additional 50% fee will be collected for night consultations or examinations (from 11 P.M. to 7 A.M.).

Notice — One patient will not be charged for more than two daily examinations.

Any medical action other than consultation or an examination will be rewarded according to a special rate table, which may be consulted in the Senior Surgeon's office or communicated to the passengers by request.

Passengers will pay bills towards the end of the trip either at the Surgeon's Desk or to a medical attendant. They will be handed a receipt.


General Information

UPPER SUN-DECK. (It can be reached from the boat deck by an outside stairway.)
Kennel and Dogs' Run - Deck Sports (Deck Tennis, Shuffleboard, etc.)
Trap Shooting.

LOWER SUN-DECK (To reach there, you will find the starboard side corridor of the Promenade Deck, a Staircase that leads right up to this deck.)
Punch and Judy Show - Nursery - Gymnasium - Shooting Gallery - Massage Room - Electric Bath - Scotch Shower.

BOAT DECK - Lounge - Smoking Room - Verandah Café – Bar

Reading and Writing Room, Library-Main Hall (amidships) Novelty Shop.

Doctor's Consulting Room and Surgery (portside).
Purser’s Office (Starboard)
Information Bureau Wireless.
Baggage-Master (Starboard)
Beauty Parlour (Starboard side Corridor).

Main Dining Room - Children’s and Courrier’s Dining Room - Hospital - Drug Store.


The Gymnasium is open from:

  • 7.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. (Gentlemen)
  • 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. (Ladies)
  • 2.00 p.m. to 3.00 p.m. (Children)
  • 3.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (Ladies and Gentlemen)

The attendant in charge gives instruction in boxing and physical culture by appointment.

CERTIFIED MASSEUR - Electric Bath - Massage - Rub

SHOOTING GALLERY (in the Gymnasium) - Rifle, Pistol or Revolver.

CLAY PIGEON SHOOTING - On the Sun-Deck (Aft) from 3 to 4 p. m.

PING PONG - On the Promenade-Deck - Ping Pong Tournaments arranged on every trip.

DECK TENNIS - ® Four courts on the Sun-Deck.

SHUFFLE BOARD - On the Sun-Deck (forward both side). Apply to the Steward in charge of Deck games.

Delivery of Railroad tickets for London and Paris - All information concerning Air travail - Sale of tickets for the French air lines “ Air-France ” - Reservation lor special chartered planes.

SECRETARY PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER (French and English; A Secretary is at the disposal of the Passengers - Tariff on request - Apply to the Information Desk.


MAIN DINING ROOM (Entrance on “B” Deck.) .
BREAKFAST: from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.


One Silting   
LUNCHEON: 12.30 p.m.
DINNER: 7.30 p.m. 
Two Sittings
LUNCHEON: (1st Sitting) noon - (2nd Sitting) 1.30 p.m.
DINNER: (1st Sitting) 7 p.m. - (2nd Sitting) 8.30 p. m.

Seats may be reserved through the Chief Dining Room Steward in the Dining Room.

CHILDREN S DINING ROOM On “C" Deck starboard (forward)
Qualified Nurse in attendance Special menus if required.

MORNING CONSOMME - Hot Consommé will be served at II a.m.

AFTERNOON TEA - Afternoon Tea at 4 p. m. in the Lounge, on the Promenade Deck and the Boat Deck.

RELIGIOUS SERVICES, (in the Lounge) - Mass or Services hours will be posted on the bulletin board, in the Main Hall, soon after departure.

CIGARS, CIGARETTES, TOBACCO - May be purchased in the Smoking Room.

DECK CHAIRS, CUSHIONS, BLANKETS - Please, apply to the Chief Deck Steward.
Deck chairs may be placed on the Promenade Deck or Boat Deck.

NOVELTY SHOP (BON MARCHE from PARIS) - In the Main Hall, Promenade Deck (amidships)

Open from 9 a.m. to 12 30 p.m. and from 2.30 p.m. to 7.30 p. m. (telephone)
Service in Stateroom 20% additional charge.
Minimum Frs. 10.

For Pressing, please apply to bedroom steward or stewardess.


ORCHESTRA - A Symphony Orchestra plays in the Lounge Irom 4 to 5 p.m. and 9.30 to 10.30 p.m. every day.
Dancing in the Lounge, from 10.30 p. m.

TALKING PICTURES - Every Day in the Lounge, from 5 to 6.30 p. m.

Horse Races, Boxing exhibition, Bridge Tournament and Kino games will be announced in the daily newspaper. Notices will be posted on the bulletin board, in the Main Hall.
Sets of chess-men, draught and backgammon boards may be obtained and playing cards purchased from the Smoking Room Stewards.

CHILDREN’S NURSERY - On the Lower Sun-Deck (forward)
Qualified Nurse in attendance.
Punch and Judy Show daily.

VISIT THE STEAMER (at 3 p.m.)  - Apply to the Information Bureau (“A” Deck amidships)

The Doctor's consulting Room and Surgery are on “A" Deck (Portside amidships).
Hours of consultation:
From 10.30 a.m. to noon - 3 to 4.30 p.m. – 6.30 to 7.30 p. m. In case of emergency, the Doctor is available  at any time.



Intercommunicating telephone between all cabin-class staterooms and:
Chief Purser- Chief Surgeon - Chief Dining Room Steward Chief Stateroom Steward - Baggage-Master - Novelty Shop - Bar - Information Bureau - Wireless Office Beauty Parlour.

Between 7.30 a.m. and 10 p.m., please ring the bell for Steward and Stewardess.
Between 10 p.m. and 7.30 a.m., please telephone to Night Service.
For Breakfast in cabin, please telephone to Room Service.

Located on “A” Deck (amidships)
Open from 8.30 a. m. to 10 p.m.
General information - Passenger lists - Head Tax - Money exchange - Letters of crédit - Private safe deposit boxes or deposits - Radiogram’s - Mail - Lost and found articles - Photographic works.

PHOTOGRAPHER'S STUDIO - The Photographer is at your service for taking pictures of groups of individuals and for developing and printing your own snapshots. For particulars, apply to the Information Bureau* where the tariff is posted up. Sale of films, apply to the Bon Marché Shop.

DOGS, CATS, BIRDS, etc. are not allowed to be kept in the cabins, on the Decks or in the public rooms. The kennel (heated) is situated on the Sun-Deck, with an out-door run. Special attendant in charge.


Baggage Master's office situated on "A” Deck starboard side (amidships);
Open from 9 to 12 a.m. and from 2 to 7 p.m.
All information can be obtained regarding baggage, customs declarations, (tariff on liquors and perfumes), rates, forwarding, checking and insurance.

LIBRARY, WRITING AND READING ROOMS - On the Promenade Deck (Main Hall).
Stationery, postcards, stamps, books in French, English, Spanish, Italian, and German, Telephone directory periodicals, and Magazines are available. The Library Steward is in attendance from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m., from 2 p.m. to 7.30 p.m., and from 8.30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The Wireless Office is at the Information Bureau (“A" Deck amidships).
Full information on request.

Every night, for 5 nights, the clocks will be set back 60 minutes (Westbound) or ahead 60 minutes (Eastbound)

Delivered free every morning in the staterooms. Daily Stock Exchange quotations from Paris and New York appear in the paper (’“Atlantique").

BULLETIN BOARD (in the Main Foyer)
All information concerning the ship's life is brought to the passengers' knowledge daily through the ship's paper and by announcement on the Bulletin Board.

Please familiarize yourself with the notice posted in your stateroom, which provides detailed information on what you should do in case of an emergency, how to use your lifebelt, and the position of your lifeboat station.

Every trip, a lifeboat drill will be held, and the hour and date will be published in the daily paper.


Title Page Including List of Senior Officers and Staff, SS Champlain Cabin Passenger List, 19 July 1939.

Title Page Including List of Senior Officers and Staff, SS Champlain Cabin Passenger List, 19 July 1939. GGA Image ID # 21712b1443


Passenger List Images Contributed by Chris Crofts, 2023-2024.


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