SS Roma Passenger List - 12 June 1937

Front Cover - 12 June 1937 Passenger List, SS Roma, Italia Line

Front Cover of a First Class Passenger list for the SS Roma of the Italia Line, Departing 12 June 1937 from Genoa to New York via Villefranche (Nice), Naples and Gibraltar, Commanded by Captain Alberto Ottino. Includes Color Map with preprinted Transatlantic Route. In Italian and English.

Senior Officers and Staff

  1. Captain CAP. Cav. Uff. Alberto Ottino, Commander
  2. First Officer CAP. Cav. Giovanni PIERANI
  3. Engineering Director Cav. CARLO LAMBERTI
  4. Chief Engineer Cav. AMATO GRIO
  5. Physician Dr. Cav. Attilio VALLEGA
  6. Physician Dr. Antonio Di RE
  7. Chief Purser CAP. Cav. LEONARDO PESCAROLO
  8. Assistant Purser CAP. UMBERTO MORABITO
  9. Chaplain Rev. PAOLO CAVADINI
  10. Chief Steward ALESSANDr. DEL MASCHIO

First Class Passengers

From Genoa

  1. Miss Rhea Delano
  2. Dr. Hugo Ehrenfest
  3. Mrs. Hugo Ehrenfest
  4. Miss Rosemary Handlin
  5. Miss Nancy Montgomery
  6. Miss Matilda Strobel
  7. Mr. John H. Wade
  8. Mrs. John H. Wade
  9. Miss Alice E. White
  10. Miss Frances Wood
  11. Miss Mary A. Wood

From Villefranche (Nice)

  1. Dr. C. S. Abbot
  2. Mrs. C. S. Abbot
  3. Miss Joan Arathoon
  4. Mr. Harry M. Ayers
  5. Miss Isabel Banker
  6. Mr. P. L. Branson
  7. Mr. James A. Cayce
  8. Mrs. James A. Cayce
  9. Mr. John W. Chapman
  10. Mr. R. L. Christy
  11. Mrs. R. L. Christy
  12. Mr. Harry A. Cochran
  13. Mrs. Harry A. Cochran
  14. Mr. Harty B. Dyer
  15. Mrs. Harry B. Dyer
  16. Mr. Oliver D. Everhard
  17. Mrs. Emma B. Everhard
  18. Mr. Jerry Fahringer
  19. Mr. Sam Fetter
  20. Mrs. Sam Fetter
  21. Mrs. Fern H. Finck
  22. Mr. E. J. Greenway
  23. Prof. Wm. M. Gilbert
  24. Mr. Sam P. Hale
  25. Mrs. Sam P. Hale
  26. Mrs. Mary L. Hale
  27. Mr. A. C. Hall
  28. Mrs. A. C. Hall
  29. Miss Maria Jane Hall
  30. Dr. Wm. B. Hamaker
  31. Mr. Francis W. Harris
  32. Mrs. Francis W. Harris
  33. Mr. Guy M. Harris
  34. Mr. C. H. Heintzelman
  35. Mrs. C. H. Heintzelman
  36. Mrs. Beulah Hightower
  37. Mr. Glenn Hoffman
  38. Mr. F. D. Holbrook
  39. Mrs. Carrie L. Holbrook
  40. Mr. Dudley Holbrook
  41. Mr. Cyrus C. Hungerford
  42. Mr. Roland S. Horton
  43. Miss Alberta Horton
  44. Mr. W. M. Hiester Jones
  45. Mrs. W. M. Hiester Jones
  46. Mr. Charles S. Kelly
  47. Mrs. Charles S. Kelly
  48. Mr. John H. Kent
  49. Mr. R. H. Kern Jr.
  50. Mr. Louis F. Lambert
  51. Dr. Eugene J. Luippold
  52. Mr. F. H. Martin
  53. Mrs. F. H. Martin
  54. Mr. Gordon K. Matthews
  55. Mr. Junius A. Mayo
  56. Mr. Franklin B. Miller
  57. Mr. John L. Miller
  58. Mr. Frederick W. Minty
  59. Mrs. Frederick W. Minty
  60. Mrs. C. Ersa Mongini
  61. Mr. Frederick H. Mueller
  62. Mrs. Frederick H. Mueller
  63. Master Frederich E. Mueller
  64. Mr. F. B. Neiman Sr
  65. Mrs. A. Maude Neiman
  66. Mr. F. W. O'Brien
  67. Mrs. F. W. O'Brien
  68. Miss Mary Eileen O'Brien
  69. Mr. A. S. Pimentel
  70. Mrs. John S. M. Pratt
  71. Miss Katherine M. Pratt
  72. Mr. Ralph Redfern
  73. Mrs. Ralph Redfern
  74. Mr. J. Elliott Riddell
  75. Mr. G. Edwin Roberton
  76. Mrs. G. Edwin Roberton
  77. Mr. Eric Rogers
  78. Mr. Lewis I. Rossiter
  79. Mrs. Lewis I. Rossiter
  80. Mrs. Edna W. Saunders
  81. Mr. B. Shell
  82. Mrs. B. Shell
  83. Mr. J. W. Sigman
  84. Mrs. J. W. Sigman
  85. Supt. R. K. Smith
  86. Mr. Carter F. Sommers
  87. Mrs. Mildred Ray Stancliff
  88. Mr. Oscar F. Stotzer
  89. Mrs. Oscar. F. Stotzer
  90. Mr. Ernest W. Tedlock
  91. Mrs. Ernest W. Tedlock
  92. Mr. Prentiss M. Terry
  93. Mrs. Sadie V. Thomas
  94. Mr. Minor Walton
  95. Mrs. Minor Walton
  96. Mr. Cyril Ward
  97. Mr. G. A. Wheable
  98. Mrs. G. A. Wheable
  99. Mr. Philip Benj. Weiss
  100. Mrs. Philip Benj. Weiss
  101. Dr. H. O. Williams
  102. Mrs. Eva Horton Williams
  103. Mr. S. Kurtz Zook

From Naples

  1. Mrs. William Becker
  2. Mr. Simone Benderli
  3. Mrs. A. B. Colby
  4. Mr. Clinton Davidson
  5. Mrs. Clinton Davidson
  6. Mrs. Irene De Feo
  7. Miss Marguerite De Feo
  8. Mr. Fred R. Erbach
  9. Mrs. Fred R. Erbach
  10. Prof. Enrico Fermi
  11. Mrs. Raymond C. Goodfellow
  12. Miss Laura Granger
  13. Doctor H. Howard Green
  14. Mrs. H. Howard Green
  15. Mrs. Clarence Hodson
  16. Mrs. A. F. Huston
  17. Mr. Fortunato Jerace
  18. Mrs. Fortunato Jerace
  19. Mrs. Helen S. Legge
  20. Mr. Norman C. Norman
  21. Dr. Carroll Perry
  22. Mrs. Carroll Perry
  23. Mrs. Maria Salvato
  24. Mr. Arthur H. Sisk
  25. Mrs, Arthur H. Sisk
  26. Rev. George Lewis Smith
  27. Mrs, Reath Steele
  28. Miss Margaret T. Steele
  29. Mrs. George Morgan Ward

Track Chart for the 12 June 1937 Passenger List, SS Roma, Italia Line

Track Chart for the 12 June 1937 Passenger List, SS Roma, Italia Line

General Information for Passengers

Berthing of Passengers - No alteration in Cabin can be made except through the Purser. Peceipt for any difference paid, as per the Company's fixed Tariff, will be given to Passengers by the Purser, who will also duly note on passage tickets changes of accommodation.

Medical Attendance - For medical and surgical attendance to Passengers, ship's surgeons are entitled to professional fees, to be charged as per published schedule, available at Purser's Offices.

Said medical and surgical attendance will be free of charged, if Passengers are suffering from seasickness, or are affected by infirmities or injuries deriving from statical conditions of the ship or in any way pertaining to navigation, and also in cases of contagious diseases which are subject to denunciation.

Return Accommodation - For the convenience of those Passengers who may be returning from the United States to Europe and have not jet made the necessary arrangements, the Enquiry & Tra'bel Office will be pleased to radio the New York 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.

Wireless Services — The vessels belonging to the Society Italia are equipped with a most powerful and up-tO-date radiotelegraphic plant. In this way the ships remain in communication with any part of the world by the medium of the chain of wireless station on terra-firma.

All through the voyage, this vessel 'is in continuous touch with Italy, Europe, and the United States of America. Thus, the Marconigrains are transmitted, or received, direct; so that a quick service and a rapid exchange of business, or private, messages can be effected at any moment.

For the greater convenience of Passengers no Marconigrams arriving during the night will be delivered to Addressee before 7,30 a. m., unless the Passenger has expressly requested the Enquiry & Travel Office to hand him same at once on receipt during the night.

Mail Service - Three different types of messages can be sent from on board:
a) Marconigrams
b) Ocean radioletters (SLT) (reduced rates)
c) Marconigrams-letters (OL)

Marconigrams - Messages of an urgent nature should be sent as "Marconigrams" and same are telegraphed right throught.

A Marconigram to Italy or to North America sent this way from steamer cost less than a cable sent from on shore at the ports of call.

Ocean Radioletters (SLT) - Are accepted at reduced rates for the United States and Canada. The service is of the deferred type. Registered addresses are not admitted such addresses to be written in plain language. Ocean Radioletters are sent by radio from steamer to one of the shore stations of North America who forward them to destination by air or ordinary mail.
Rate Italian Lire 31,75 for 24 words, plus Italian Lire 1.26 for each extra words.

Marconigram- letters (OL) — Are only accepted for Italy. The service is of the deferred type. Such messages are sent by wireless to any Italian vessel proceeding to Italy and the receiving vessel arranges for the forwarding to destination by ordinary mail at first port of call in Italy.
Rate Italian Lire 10.60 for 20 words and Italian Lire 1. - for each extra m ord.

Ser`bice On Land — News can be sent to the Passengers by their relations or friends, if these be residing in Italy, by means of Marconigrams transmitted to the vessel via "Coltanoradio".
Relations or friends resident in other European countries will find it advisable to forward their Marconi-grams, intended for the ship, by the medium of the aforesaid "Coltanoradio" Station, the vessel being in continuos communication with same.

Marconigrams can be presented at any Telegraphic Office, the following, Form of Address being used:

Passenger's Name
Vessel's Name
" Coltanoradio " This is to be followed by the text.

Suggestion and Complaints - Passengers are requested to ask for the Special Register, and insert in same any suggestion or complaints they may wish to make with regard to inconveniences noted by them in the Ship's Radiotelegraphic Service.

For full details and tariffs please apply direct to the Wireless Station on board.

Mail - All mail coming on board is sent to the Enquiry & Travel Office (Foyer " A " Deck).

Embarking and before debarkation, Passengers should personally apply to said Office to ascertain 'whether there is any mail for them.

Mail received after Passengers have left the ship is forwarded to the address furnished by them on the Identification Cards.

High Seas Mail - All letters posted on the high seas in the latter-boxes of the vessel, should be prepaid with italian stamps at the Italian letter-rate.

The mail bag is closed a few hours previous to arrival.

During the steamers' stay in the ports at the end of journey and intermediate ports of call, the correspondence should be prepaid with stamps of the countries where the steamer calls at.

Postage stamps can be obtained from the Library steward.

Valuables - The Company is not responsible for loss or theft of valuables, money, etc. Same should be placed in charge of the Purser for deposit in his safe. In such cases valuables should be consigned under seal with the name of the depositor clearly shown.

No charge is made for such service and the Company accepts no liability in connection therewith.

Safe deposit boxes for the safe keeping of valuables can be secured free of charge upon application to the Enquiry and Travel Office. A deposit of 50 Italian Liras is only requested and refunded to the Passengers when returning the boxes key.

The deposit of valuables in the safe boxes is made by the Passengers themselves without any inventory or control of the Line, it being expressly agreed that the Line does not accept any responsability for the safe custody of the valuables.

Passenger'S Automobiles — The Company is offering special facilities to Passengers desiring to have their cars on the same steamer. This service is carried on at reasonable rates. - Tariffs will be quoted by applying to the Enquiry & Travel Office.

Baggage Insurance — As the Company's liability for baggage is strictly limited, it is strongly recommended to Passengers to insure their baggage as, in the event of loss or damage to the same, the Company cannot under any circumstances, accept liability beyond the amount specified on the steamer contract ticket. - Baggage can be insured at the Enquiry & Travel Office, such insurance covering all risks by land or sea.

Passengers ARE Not ALLOWED TOTRESPASS the limit of their own class.

Steamer Chairs, Rugs and Cushions - For the westbound trips, the charge for chairs is $ 1.05, for rugs $ 1.05 and for cushions $ 0.40.

Lifebelts — A special board containing Instructions for the Use of Lifebelts is posted in every Stateroom. Passengers are requested to take notice of the above mentioned Instructions.

Professional Gamblers — Passengers are informed that professional gamblers seeking to play for high sta kes, are reported as crossing on Atlantic steamers.

Cinema-Films — Passengers are strickly forbidden to keep cinema-films in their cabins. Such must be delivered to the information Office in order to be stored in a suitable room during the voyage.

Collections, charitable or otherwise are strictly forbidden.

Useful Information for The Arrival at New York

Hotel Reservations in New York By Wireless-Telegram — Passengers may send, free of charge, wireless telegrams in code reserving accommodation at New York Hotels. Full particulars may he obtained at the Enquiry & Travel Office.

Arrival at New York — Passengers are landed at the Company's Pier 92 where Passengers will find taxis, telephones etc. If the vessel arrives at the Pier after 8 p. m., Passengers have the option of remaining on board over night and landing after breakfast the following morning.

Sleeping and Parlor CARS Reservation From New York — Passengers may reserve on board through the Enquiry & Travel Office accommodation sleeping and parlor cars leaving from New York.

Landing Cards, Port of New York — Before leaving the vessel, holders must present landing cards to the U. S. Doctor and to U. S. Immigration Inspector for en dorsement.

American citizen must present Landings Cards only to the U. S. Immigrants Inspector for the visa.

Delivery of Baggage in New York — Passengers are especially requested to claim their baggage before leaving the Custom's Baggage Room on the Pier, as, otherwise, considerable delay and extra charge for carriage will be incurred in forwarding to destination any baggage not accompanying Passengers on the railway.

Forwarding 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 to Boston, via steamer. These representatives will also arrange to check baggage from our piers through to destigallon, relieving Passengers of the annoyance of purchasing their tickets at the depot or of re-checking their baggage. Transfer charges from our piers to rail depOts or steamship dock must be paid by Passengers.

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 the Transit Certificate Form 614.

It is also necessary for Transit Certificate Form 614 to be handed to the Transportation Company, duly 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.

Claims and Complaints — Passengers' criticism and suggestions relative to the services on board receive the most particular attention of the Company. - Passengers are requested to address themselves in this connection either to the Captain or to the Direction, at the " Italia" Company's- Headquarters, Piazza De-Ferrari, Genoa.

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