SS Drottningholm Passenger List - 9 July 1946

Front Cover - Passenger List, Swedish American Line, SS Drottningholm, 9 July 1946

Cabin Passenger List for the SS Drottningholm of the Swedish American Line, Departing 9 July 1946 from Gothenburg to Saint John NF and New York via Liverpool, Commanded by Captain J. Nordlander.


Senior Officers and Staff

  1. Captain: J. Nordlander, Commander
  2. Chief Officer: C. W. Jonsson
  3. Chief Engineer: E. J. Toll
  4. Purser: S. H. Wulff
  5. Ship's Doctor: G. Malmsten
  6. Cashier & Information Officer: A. Nordin
  7. Information Officer: J. Christensen
  8. Chief Steward: H. Sollander

List of Cabin Class Passengers

Room No. | Home Town

  1. Mr. William Amann
    1 Cleveland Heights, O
  2. Mrs. Amann
    1 Cleveland Heights, O
  3. Mr. Aage Andersen
    117 Skagen
  4. Mr. Börge Andersen
    117 Herning
  5. Mr. Frank Andersen
    2 New York
  6. Mr. Carl Anderson
    120 Minneapolis, Minn
  7. Mrs. Ane H. Bech
    32 Randers
  8. Miss Birgit Berg
    139 Falun
  9. Mr. Nils Bergman
    140 Berkeley, Calif
  10. Mrs. M. Bonnin
    33 Malmö
  11. Mr. Paul Broeker
    151 Homestead, Fla
  12. Mr. Nils Brodin
    19 Philadelphia, Pa
  13. Mr. Arne Bruun-Rasmussen
    156 Copenhagen
  14. Mrs. Bruun-Rasmussen
    156 Copenhagen
  15. Mr. Lennart Carlsson
    5 Mjölby
  16. Mr. Lewis Cass
    22 New York
  17. Mrs. Rosa Cerf
    132 Zurich
  18. Mr. Carl O. Clinton
    125 Bellingham, Wash
  19. Mrs. Gerda Cornelius
    132 Gothenburg
  20. Miss Elsie Dewidels
    127 Prague
  21. Mr. Carl Drost
    8 Van Nuys, Calif
  22. Mrs. Amy Moore Ede
    126 Turnbridge
  23. Master William Moore Ede
    126 Turnbridge
  24. Miss Diana Moore Ede
    104 Turnbridge
  25. Miss Carol Moore Ede
    104 Turnbridge
  26. Mr. Melvin Engelstad
    5 Chicago
  27. Miss Birgit Ericson
    139 Stockholm
  28. Mr. Knute Falk
    137 Philadelphia, Pa
  29. Mrs. Falk
    137 Philadelphia, Pa
  30. Miss Kristina Forsberg
    136 Nyköping
  31. Mr. Frank Frandsen
    7 Reno, Nev
  32. Mrs. Frandsen
    7 Reno, Nev
  33. Mr. Joel Fries
    6 Stockholm
  34. Mr. Kristian Fleischer
    141 Copenhagen
  35. Miss Sigrid Gohde
    127 Stockholm
  36. Mr. Moses Gleich
    135 Stockholm
  37. Mr. Carl E. Gregmar
    121 Landskrona
  38. Mr. J. Gruenzweig
    150 London
  39. Mrs. Gruenszweig
    150 London
  40. Miss Barbro Halvarsson
    14 Stockholm
  41. Mr. Otto Hansen
    141 Marstal
  42. Mr. Carl R. Hellström
    2 Wellesley Hills, Mass
  43. Miss Berit Heyman
    33 Stockholm
  44. Miss Vera Hughes
    144 Shotton, Chester
  45. Mrs. Gurine Ingebrigtsen
    116 Sandefjord
  46. Mr. Aage Jessen
    15S Lincoln, Nebr
  47. Mr. Helge Johannesson
    133 Gothenburg
  48. Mr. Charles Johanson
    122 Arlington, Mass
  49. Miss Elin Johnsen
    114 Oslo
  50. Mr. Helge Jorgensen
    110 Marstal
  51. Mr. Ove Jorgensen
    138 Copenhagen
  52. Miss Lilly Karlsson
    13 Mjölby
  53. Miss Edith Klein
    154 Norrahammar
  54. Mr. Torben Klentz
    25 Chicago
  55. Mr. Jack Kotschack
    26 Stockholm
  56. Mrs. Kotschack
    26 Stockholm
  57. Miss Rigmor Kraul
    105 Copenhagen
  58. Miss J. P. Langlois
    144 London
  59. Mr. Paul Larsen
    23 Copenhagen
  60. Mr. Albert Lindholm
    37 Minneapolis, Minn
  61. Mr. Sigfrid Lonegren
    28 Upper Montclair, N. J
  62. Mrs. Lonegren
    28 Upper Montclair, N. J
  63. Master Sigfr. Lonegren
    28 Upper Montclair, N. J
  64. Miss Lee Lonegren
    35 Upper Montclair, N. J
  65. Miss Sally Lonegren
    35 Upper Montclair, N. J
  66. Mr. Augustus Long
    27 New York
  67. Mrs. Sigrid Lorentz
    101 Oslo
  68. Mrs. Annie G. Lundell
    11 Grosse Pointe, Mich
  69. Mr. J. H. MacGaregill
    27 San Francisco, Calif
  70. Mr. C. E. Magnuson
  71. Mrs. Borzena Mayerova
    143 Prague
  72. Mr. Joseph Mazzeo
  73. Mrs. Mazzeo
  74. Mr. A. L. Michaels
    4 New Haven, Conn
  75. Mrs. Michaels
    4 New Haven, Conn
  76. Mr. Erik Michelsen
  77. Mr. Abraham Monson
  78. Mrs. Monson
  79. Miss Claudine Monson
  80. Mr. Robert Montgomery
    12 New York
  81. Mrs. Montgomery
    12 New York
  82. Mr. Carl Möllegaard
  83. Mr. John Nelson
  84. Mr. Aage Nielsen
  85. Mr. Carl Normell
  86. Mrs. Normell
  87. Mrs. Petra Olsen
  88. Mrs. Esther S. Olson
    11 Grosse Pointe, Mich
  89. Miss Genia Ordo
  90. Mr. Denis Peeters
  91. Mrs. Elsa Petterson
    21 Florham Park, N. J
  92. Mr. Eric Pihl
    122 Ottawa, Ont
  93. Mr. W. H. Pinckard
    31 San Francisco, Calif
  94. Mrs. Ebba Pousette
    101 Stockholm
  95. Miss Helen Pozarek
    143 Prague
  96. Mr. Richard H. Putman
    24 Pullman, Mich
  97. Mr. Russel C. Putman
    29 Chicago
  98. Mrs. Putman
    29 Chicago
  99. Mr. Emil Ramstedt
    155 New Haven, Conn
  100. Miss Grethe Rasmussen
    146 Copenhagen
  101. Mr. Eric A. Rensfeldt
    109 Tacoma, Wash
  102. Mrs. Yvonne Rubbrecht
    118 Brussel
  103. Mr. Lois Salvesen
    112 New York
  104. Mrs. Salvesen
    116 New York
  105. Mr. Elmer Sarvoy
    25 Miami, Fla
  106. Mrs. Annie Schick
    21 Prague
  107. Mr. Leonard Segal
    3 New York
  108. Miss Eleanor Shields
    114 Washington, D. C
  109. Mr. Evert Smit-Compaen
    123 Stockholm
  110. Mrs. Smit-Compaen
    123 Stockholm
  111. Mr. John Sundberg
    125 Nyköping
  112. Mrs. Margareta Sundberg
    136 Nyköping
  113. Mr. Folke Sundblad
    134 New York
  114. Mr. Carl Thomer
    120 Minneapolis, Minn
  115. Mr. Vilgot Thurston
    140 San Francisco, Calif
  116. Mrs. Vera Tiura
    154 Jyväskylä
  117. Miss Ellen Tolputt
    104 Turnbridge
  118. Miss Marie Uttenthal-Möller
    105 Copenhagen
  119. Mr. John Utterstrom
    133 Seattle, Wash
  120. Mr. Jens Vinther
    138 Nakskov
  121. Mr. Andrei Vupolovnikov
    113 Moscow
  122. Mrs. Greta Wedberg
    41 Stockholm
  123. Mr. Harry Westland
    3 Farmington, Mich
  124. Mr. Isaac Westberg-Eriksson
    151 Milaka, Minn
  125. Mrs. Hilma Westerberg
    14 Nyköping
  126. Mr. Sven Westman
    37 Norrköping
  127. Mr. Jacques Wildschut
    148 Hilversum
  128. Mr. Hans P. Willadsen
    106 Esbjerg
  129. Mrs. Willadsen
    106 Esbjerg
  130. Mr. Richard Wolff
    39 London
  131. Mrs. Wolff
    39 London
  132. Master Ronald Wolff
    39 London
  133. Mr. Pavel Zaviialov
    113 Moscow
  134. Mrs. Laura Zobler
    15 Stockholm
  135. Miss Halina Zobler
    15 Stockholm
  136. Mrs. Ingrid Zwerling
    30 Berkeley, Calif
  137. Master Stephen Zwerling
    30 Berkeley, Calif
  138. Master Mats Zwerling
    30 Berkeley, Calif
  139. Mr. Bertil Åhlén
    23 Stockholm
  140. Mr. Torvald Åkeson
    129 Stockholm
  141. Mr. Alrik Örborn
    129 Åkarp

Information for Passengers in Cabin class

Insignias of the Personnel

  • Commander: 4 wide gold stripes on sleeve, gold-braided cap-peak
  • Chief Officer: 3 wide gold stripes on sleeve
  • 2nd Officer. (2): 2 wide, 1 narrow gold stripe on sieve
  • 3rd Officer. (2): 2 wide gold stripes on sleeve
  • Wireless Operator: 2 wide gold stripes on green ground on sleeve
  • 2nd Wireless Operator. 1 wide, 1 narrow gold stripe on green ground on sleeve
  • 3rd Wireless Operator. 1 wide gold stripe on green ground on sleeve
  • Chief Engineer: 4 wide gold stripes on violet ground on sleeve
  • 1st Engineer: 3 wide gold stripes on violet ground on sleeve
  • 2nd Engineer (2): 2 wide, 1 narrow gold stripe on violet ground on sleeve
  • 3rd Engineer (2): 2 wide gold stripes on violet ground on sleeve
  • 4th Engineer (2): 1 wide, 1 narrow gold stripe on violet ground on sleeve
  • 5th Engineer (2): 1 wide gold stripe on violet ground on sleeve
  • Other Engineers: 1 narrow gold stripe on violet ground on sleeve
  • Purser: 3 wide gold stripes on white ground on sleeve
  • Ship’s Doctor: 3 wide gold stripes on red ground on sleeve
  • Cashier: 1 wide gold, 1 narrow gold and 1 white stripe on sleeve
  • Clerks: 1 wide gold and 1 white stripe on sleeve
  • Information Officers: 1 wide gold, 1 narrow gold and 1 white stripe on sleeve
  • Chief Steward, Cabin class: 3 silver stripes on sleeve

Service — Although the war is over, normal conditions have not been restored. Despite our earnest desire to please and satisfy our Passengers, circumstances may, at times, prevent our performing the services we would ordinarily give.

We would appreciate it if you would bear this in mind, as we hope to continue to enjoy your patronage and good will. However, there may be instances when, owing to misunderstandings, just cause for complaint arises.

We wish to impress upon passengers the importance of making such complaints to the Purser, or to the Commander when they make their daily rounds of inspection 11:00 am to 12 noon

The Purser’s Office on A-deck is open between: 9:00 am to 11:30 am, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Restrictions. Passengers are restricted to the rooms, decks, shop etc. belonging to the class for which their tickets call, unless an important reason can be proved for entering another class. The Purser will in such case give the permission required.

Meals are served as follows:

  • Breakfast at 8:00 am to 9:00 am
  • Luncheon at 12:30 pm
  • Tea at 3:30 pm
  • Dinner at 6:30 pm

A bugle will be sounded at the beginning of meals in Cabin class.

Seats At Dining Tables will be assigned by the Chief Steward soon after departure and regard will be shown, as far as possible, to the wishes of the Passengers.

Information Officers will assist Passengers with special problems. One Inf. Off. is in the Purser’s office, and the other will attend to Cabin class Passengers in the library on A-deck weekdays 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Baggage. Only hand baggage and »Cabin trunks» are allowed in the Staterooms. Such baggage must be provided with »Stateroom» labels. Baggage marked »Wanted» is placed in the Baggage Rooms, which are accessible every day between 11:00 am to 12 noon and 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Baggage not marked in the said way will be placed in the hold and will not be accessible during the voyage.

Passengers in Transit, eastbound, may have their heavy baggage forwarded through »in bond», without custom examination in Sweden.

Smoking. Passengers are kindly requested not to smoke in the Library.

To promote safety, passengers are ernestly requested to exercise care in disposing of cigar- and cigarette- ends and matches. Lighted cigarettes, etc., thrown overboard might be drawn into cabins through open portholes, due to air suction. Kindly extinguish cigarettes, matches, etc., before disposing of same.

Ironing is not allowed in the Passengers’ accommodations. There are special rooms equipped for ironing.

Lights are turned out in the Saloons at 11:00 pm and in the Smoking Rooms and the Verandahs at 12 midnight. After midnight and up to 7:00 am Decks and Public Rooms are not accessible to Passengers.

The Bar closes at 24 midnight.

Medical Attention. A Physician and Surgeon approved by the Royal Swedish Board of Health is employed on board. Doctor’s consulting room is located on C-deck. Office hours 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, but the Doctor may, if necessary, be consulted at any other time. In the case of illness originating on board, no charges will be made, and such medicines as are prescribed by the Ship’s Surgeon will be furnished free of charge.

An experienced Nurse is in attendance on board.

Boat-Drill is carried out periodically on board.

Reference should be made to the notice exhibited in each cabin.

Passengers should not lounge in the life-boats standing on deck.

Baths. Passengers should order baths from the Bathroom Stewards. The bathrooms are open from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm All baths are free of charge.

Barbers and Hairdressers are at the service of Passengers as follows:
8:00 am to 12 noon and 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Deck Chairs, Steamer Rugs and Cushions may be rented from the Deck Steward at a charge of $2:— $1:— and $1:— respectively, for the voyage.

Blankets and pillows must not be taken jrom the staterooms for use on deck.

Typewriters. A limited number is available for the use of Passengers. Apply to the Purser’s Office.

Divine Service will generally be held on Sundays and Holy Days. Due notice will be given in the morning.

The Clocks will be set back on westbound trips and set forward on eastbound trips certain days at 4 a. m. Due notice will be given on the dinner-menu the day before.

Library. Books may be borrowed, in accordance with the rules of the Company upon application to the Deck Steward. The full value of lost or damaged books must be paid by the borrower.

Children Are Not Admitted to the boat-deck, library, smoking saloon and bar.

The Ship’s Shop is open as follows: weekdays 10—12 a. in., 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Music. The musicians are paid for their service by the Company and may not in any form solicit contributions from the Passengers.

Valuables. In no case is the Company responsible for money, jewelry or other valuables, the property of Passengers. Passengers are warned not to leave valuables of any kind lying about in their staterooms. Money and other valuables may be deposited in a safe at the Purser’s Office. As, however, no charge is made by the Company for taking care of the articles, it also accepts no responsibility for loss or damage from whatever cause arising.

Wireless Telegraphy. The ship maintains direct radio communication with Europe and America throughout the voyage and also with ships on the North Atlantic. For further information, apply to Radio Office on Boat-deck.

Radio Telephone. When radio telephone connection with Gothenburg can be established, calls may be arranged at the Radio Office.

Mail to Passengers is delivered on board shortly before the docking at New York resp. Gothenburg. Those expecting letters should inquire at the Purser’s Office prior to debarkation.

On debarkation inquiries for mail should be made at the Line’s Information Booth on the pier in New York, respectively at the Line’s Passenger Dept., Hotellplatsen, Gothenburg.

Games Of Hazard Are Prohibited.

Lost And Found Property. Inquiries for lost property should be made at the Purser’s Office.
Found property should be handed over to the Purser’s Office as soon as possible.

Right Hand Traffic is the regulation on board. Don’t block corridors and stairways.

Current Notices will be posted daily in the vestibule at the C-deck dining saloon.

The Ship’s Route will be laid out on a map on A-deck, starbord side.

Radio-News will be posted daily on A-deck, starboard side.

Arrival at New York.

Please read carefully the following instructions.

At Sea: First or second day out: Surrender passage ticket at Purser's Office.

A Baggage Declaration will be secured from the Purser's Office. Enter thereon as directed your personal baggage, toilet articles, clothing, etc., as »Personal effects» and itemize all other new articles, purchases or gifts in your possession.

Deliver Baggage Declaration com- claration completed to Purser’s Office and receive its lower part coupon and your Landing Card. Preserve the coupon and Landing Card in your passport, if an alien, with your Immigration Visa document or Reentry Permit.

At Noon, The Day Before Arrival: Check that all baggage except your overnight handbag is properly packed and locked and that each piece is furnished with a Cabin class tag giving your full name and American address, and provided with a label bearing the initial of your last name.

See your steward for Baggage tags and Initial labels. Valuables, furs and fragile packages must be carried ashore. During the afternoon stewards will remove all other baggage to decks in order to expedite quick landing.

At Quarantine: As soon as the ship leaves Quarantine, all Cabin class U. S. Citizens, except those traveling in charge of Alien relatives should assemble on the Port Side of the A-deck Verandah in a single line, and have in readiness their Passport and Landing Card for examination by Immigration Inspectors in the Music Saloon.

On Way to Pier: Immigration inspection of Aliens, and accompanying citizens will thereafter take place in the Cabin class dining room. A bugle is sounded to announce the commencemenl of this inspection.

Passengers should then assemble in a single line at the Starboard side entrance to the Cabin class dining room. During questioning by the inspectors,

Passengers should confirm answers already given in questionnaires previously completed or given before U. S. Consuls before departure. After the examination has been satisfactorily completed, the inspector will stamp the handing Card »PASSED», and the Passenger is then ready for debarkation.

On Arrival at The Pier: The ship will dock at Pier 97 North River, foot of West 57th Street, New York City. After having passed inspection Passengers may disembark from the upper gangway on A-deck aft, and must show their Landing Card stamped »PASSED» to the guard at top of the gangway.

Passengers must carry their hand-baggage ashore. Members of one family, included on the same Landing Card, must pass the guard together. Landing Cards will be collected by another guard at the foot of the gangway on the pier.

Please Avoid Crowding: As it will take some time to unload trunks and heavy hand-baggage, it is suggested, for the passengers’ comfort, not to crowd at any time whilst proceeding for inspection. By taking your turn in line, and moving along in a single file, you will facilitate inspection.

Unaccompanied Passengers: The Travelers’ Aid Society has representatives boarding the ship at the pier who are prepared to gratuitously assist persons, unfamiliar with the city or the language, to waiting relatives or to railroad stations and to telegraph time of departure to respective destinations.

Mail, and Telegrams and Hotel Reservations. Passengers expecting mail or telegrams and those who have made hotel reservations in New York through the Purser’s office should apply at the Line’s Information Booth on the pier, opposite the gangway.

Baggage Examination: Passengers will then proceed to the Cabin class section of the pier, forward from the gangway, and await under respective letter the delivery of the baggage.

When all of his or her baggage has been assembled under proper letter, present the coupon detached from the Baggage Declaration to the Cabin class Customs Assignment Desk on the middle of the pier.

A Customs Inspector will be assigned and after the baggage inspection has been completed a Customs stamp will be affixed on each piece. A uniformed porter should then be called to truck the baggage outside the enclosure.

The Passenger should follow the truck and at the gate surrender all numbered coupons for checked baggage which is being removed. Any claim for damaged baggage must be made to the Baggage Master before the damaged article is removed from the pier in order to have the extent of damage determined.

Passengers proceeding to Canada or other foreign country may apply to the examining Custom Inspector to have their heavy baggage transferred »in bond» without U. S. Customs examination.

Removal of Baggage:
a) Passengers who wish to have their suitcases and heavy baggage transferred to a local hotel, residence or railway station, will find representatives of Morrissey’s Transfer Company, authorized express company agents of the Line, just outside the inner baggage enclosure on the upper level of the pier.

Baggage will be checked prepaid and in accordance with approved tariff, and claim check will be given for each piece of baggage to be transferred.

Morrissey’s Approved Transfer Charges:
Per Per
suitcase trunk
$ 0.75 $1.00 From Pier to any Railroad Station in the
Borough of Manhattan, New York City. $ °-75 $ 125 Within the limits of the Battery to 125th
$0.75 $1.50 Within the limits of 125th Street to City
$ 1.00 $ 1.75 Yonkers.
$ °*75 $ J 25 Downtown Brooklyn.
$0.75 $1.50 Coney Island—Flatbush—Bay Ridge.
$0.75 $1.50 Astoria, Corona, Woodside, Jackson
Heights, Elmhurst.
$0.75 $1.75 Flushing—B ay side.
$0.75 $ 1.50 Jersey City & Hoboken.
$0.75 $1.75 Newark—Elizabeth.

Warning: Passengers are warned not to entrust their baggage to other express companies for whom the porters on the pier may be acting as solicitors, in order to avoid payment of excessive charges.

If a porter solicites for another express company, kindly take his number, which appears on his back, and report his number to the Head Baggage Master on the pier. The Morrissey's Transfer Company is the only authorished express company on the pier responsible to the Swedish American Line.

b) Passengers who desire to have limited baggage taken along in a taxicab, should request the porter to carry the baggage by hand or escalator to the level of the pier. Supervised taxicabs will be available inside the pier at regular rates.

Telephones: Coin telephones for the use of the passengers will be found in the pier and inside the Waiting Room, upper level, on the street end of the pier.

Telegrams: Uniformed Western Union messengers will board the ship on docking or will be in attendance on the pier to receive prepaid messages for transmission.

Railroad Tickets: Representatives of the principal railroads meet the ship on arrival. The Railroad desk is just outside the inner baggage enclosure near the Express Company’s desk on the pier. Railroad orders, exchangeable at respective depot, may be purchased or exchanged and baggage can be checked through to any domestic destination.

The Customs Authorities Do Not Permit Relatives and friends of arriving passengers to enter inside the baggage enclosure on the pier but they may be awaiting arrivals outside the enclosure or in the Waiting Room. The attendant in the information booth inside the last fence may be asked to call them through the public address system.

Passengers Are Cautioned against having any dealings with strangers and should apply for information and advice only at the Information Booth or to uniformed attendants inside the pier or to policemen stationed outside.

The Main Office of the Line is located at: 636 Fifth Ave., New York 20, N. Y. Telephone: Circle 6-1566.

Arrival at Gothenburg.

At Sea: a) First or second day out: Surrender passage ticket at Purser’s Office.

b) The Purser’s Office will give you the following forms: Bagage-deklaration (baggage declaration),
Polis-kort (police-card),
V aluta-deklaration (currency-declaration).
The Information Officers will assist you in making the entries in the different forms.

c) The Purser’s Office will give you Rationing cards for your meals in Swedish restaurants during three days. When you arrive at your destination, you get such cards from the local authorities.

At Noon, The Day before Arrival: Check that all baggage except your overnight handbag is properly packed and locked and that each piece is furnished with a Cabin class tag giving your full name and address, and provided with a label bearing the initial of your last name.

See your steward for Baggage tags and Initial labels. Valuables, furs and fragile packages must be carried ashore. During the afternoon stewards will remove all other baggage to decks in order to expedite quick landing.

On Arrival at the Quay. Examination of Passports and Currency takes place in the A-deck Music Saloon. Please assemble in a single file outside the Starboard entrance of the saloon.

Baggage will be brought to the place in the Customs shed that is marked with your initial letter.

On Disembarking, Passengers are urgently requested to claim their baggage (except pieces checked through to Copenhagen) before leaving the Customs shed. Considerable delay and extra charge for carriage will be incurred in forwarding any baggage not accompanying Passengers to destination.

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