SS Celtic Passenger List 30 May 1925


Front Cover, White Star Line RMS Celtic First Class Passenger List - 30 May 1925.

Front Cover, First Class Passenger List from the RMS Celtic of the White Star Line, Departing Saturday, 30 May 1925 from Liverpool to Boston and New York via Queenstown (Cobh), Commanded by Captain G. Berry. GGA Image ID # 13c05f27a7


Senior Officers and Staff

  • Commander: Captain G. Berry
  • Chief Engineer: T. Griffiths
  • Surgeon: W. Fitzpatrick, L.R.C.P. & S. (Edin.)
  • Purser: T. L. Evans
  • Chief Steward: W. Jones


First Class Passengers

  1. Bannard, Mrs. E. S.
  2. Bannard, Miss J. S.
  3. Bourne, Mr. L. M.
  4. Brown, Mr. A.
  5. Chase, Mr. W. C.
  6. Chase, Mrs.
  7. Collins, Mr. B. M.
  8. Crosby, Mrs. W. E.
  9. Crosby, Miss H.
  10. Eshman, Mrs. M. G.
  11. Eshman Miss C.
  12. Fay, Mrs. H. H. and Maid
  13. Glorney, Mr. C. P.
  14. Guy, Miss Renee
  15. Hixson, Miss Sara
  16. Humphreys, Mr. B. G.
  17. Kiop, Jr., Mr. H. A.
  18. Larson, Mr. C. J.
  19. Larson, Mrs.
  20. Lauriat, Jr., Mr. C. E.
  21. Lord, Mrs. S. N.
  22. Lunn, Mr. E. B.
  23. McBratney, Mr. John
  24. McBratney, Mrs.
  25. Moffat, Mr. Edward
  26. Moffat, Mrs.
  27. O'Meara, Mr. R. H.
  28. O'Meara, Miss N.
  29. Perkins. Mr. Russel
  30. Perkins, Mrs.
  31. Phillips, Mr. W.
  32. Prentice, Mr. Oscar
  33. Sedgwick, Mr. Ellory
  34. Sedgwick, Miss Henrietta
  35. Smith, Mr. George D.
  36. Smith, Mr. S. Gerard
  37. Smith, Mr. Herbert
  38. Taylor, Mr. W. W.
  39. Thayer, Mr. B. L.
  40. Thayer, Mrs.
  41. Thorburn, Mr. James
  42. Toy, Mrs. Crawford H.
  43. Van Eitzen, Miss C. M.
  44. Van Buren, Mr. M.
  45. Walford, Mrs. A. J.
  46. Wier, Mrs. A. C.
  47. Williams, Col. M. G.
  48. Williams, Mrs.
  49. Westmoreland, Mr. H. A.


Information for Passengers

  • BREAKFAST from 8:00 am until 10:00 am
  • LUNCH at 1 pm
  • DINNER at 7:00 pm

The Bar opens at 8:00 am, and closes at 11:30 pm

Lights are extinguished in the Saloon at 11:00 pm. Lounge and Drawing Room at 11:30 pm and in the Smoking Room at midnight.

Divine Service in the Saloon on Sunday at 11:00 am

SMOKING. Passengers are kindly requested not to smoke in the Dining Saloon.

SEATS AT TABLE. Passengers who have not previously arranged for seats at table to be reserved should apply for same to the Second Steward.

When the steamers sail with full lists, children under the age of ten years not paying the adult fare are provided with meals at separate sittings in the Dining Saloon.

UPPER BERTHS. Passengers occupying upper berths can obtain steps for getting in or out of same on applying to the steward or stewardess.

MEDICAL ATTENDANCE, the surgeon is authorized to make customary charges, subject in each case to the approval of the commander, for treating passenqers at their request for any illness not originating on the voyage. in the case of siokness developed on the voyage no charge will be made, and medicine will be provided free in all circumstances.

The Hours for Consultation are as follows :— 10:00 am, 6:00 pm, and 8:30 pm

but the Surgeon is available at all times in case of urgency.

AN ENQUIRY OFFICE has boon provided for the convenience of Passongors whore all enquiries for information of o general character can be made.

Letters, Cables, Tolograms and Marconigrams are received here for despatch, and Postage- Stamps can be purchased, and Dock Chairs and Steamer Rugs hired at this Office, through which also oil Mails will be distributed. Postage Stamps can also be obtained from the Lounge Steward.

None of the ship's staff other than those on duty in the Enquiry Office are authorized to accept Letters or Telegrams for despatch.

CHARGES COLLECTED ON BOARD. Passengers are requested to ask for a Receipt on the Company's Form for any additional Passage Money, Chair or Steamer Rug Hire, charges collected for Marconigrams. Cablegrams or Telegrams or Freight paid on board.

PASSENGERS' ADDRESSES may be left at the Enquiry Office, in order that any letters received after passengors have loft the steamer may be forwarded.

DECK CHAIRS and STEAMER RUGS can be hired on application at the Enquiry Office, at a charge of 6/6 (or $1.50) each for the voyage.

VALUABLES. For the convenience of passongers, the Line has provided in the Purser's Office a safe in which money, jewels, ornamonts, documents or other valuables may bo deposited by passengers.

A receipt for any articles so deposited will be issued by the Purser, but the Line does not, having regard to the ticket conditions and to the provisions of Section 502 of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1804, and of Section 4281 of the revised Statutos of the United States, accopt any responsibility for the safe custody of any such articles. Passengors are accordingly advised to protect themselves by insurance.

EXCHANGE OF MONEY. The Purser is prepared, for the convenience of passengers, to exchange a limited amount of English and American money at rates which will be advised on application.

BAGGAGE. Questions relating to Baggage should bo referred to the Second Steward, who is the Ship's Baggage Master. Trunks, Chairs, etc., which passengers may desire to leave in charge of the Company should be appropriately labeled and handed to the Baggage Master on the Wharf at New York, and such articles will be stored entirely at owner's risk.

It is for passongers themselves to seo all their Baggage is passed by the U.S. Customs Authorities on landing.

WARDROBE TRUNKS. Passengers are advised that it is not always possible to arrange for the placing of Wardrobe Trunks in the passenger accommodation in a position where they are easily accessible, also that there is frequently difficulty with regard to the landing of such packages owing to their exceptional size. They are therefore recommended to use steamer trunks in preference.

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.

TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES, payable in all parts of Europe, can be purchased at all the principal offices of the White Star Line. These Cheques are accepted on board White Star steamers in payment of accounts but the Pursers do not carry funds to enable them to cash same, except to a very limited amount.

AUTOMOBILE TOURS. Arrangements have been made whereby passengers by the White Star Line can hiro automobiles to meet them on arrival of the steamer at Liverpool or Southampton for tours in the British Isles or on the Continent. Orders may bo sent from America or Canada through the White Star Offices or direct from the steamer by the aid of the Marconi Wireless Telegraph.

DECK GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS. Deck Quoits, Shuffieboard, Bull Board and othor games are provided on deck under the charge of a Quartermaster.

Chess. Draughts, Dominoes, etc., can bo obtained on application to the Lounge Steward.

PASSENGERS' QUARTERS.—First Class passengers are not allowed to enter Second or Third Class compartments, or vice versa, as complications might arise under the Quarantine Regulations.

BOOTS AND SHOES. Those will be cleaned if left outside the Stateroom door.

BARBER. The Barber is authorized to make the following charges :—

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His hours are 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, but for the general convenience of the greater number, passengers are requested not to apply for hair-cutting or shampooing except between the hours of noon and 5:30 pm

The Barber is allowed the privilege of soiling various souvenirs and small articles on his own account.

DIRECTORIES of London and New York are placed on the Liverpool-New York steamers, and thoso of London, New York and Paris, on the Southampton-New York ships.

PICTURE POSTCARDS. Picture Postcards of the steamer can be obtained on board gratis.


HIGH SEAS MAIL—On all British steamers British Postage Stamps and rates are used when mailing letters for European points, and such letters should be posted in the ship's letter box in the ordinary way.

The mail bag is closed a few hours previous to arrival. Full particulars can be obtained at the Enquiry Office upon application.


Should the steamer arrive at the New York Wharf after 8:00 pm. United States Citizens may land if they wish to do so and have their hand baggage passed by the Customs Authorities immediately on arrival, but those who prefer to remain on board may do so and have the whole of their baggage passed the following morning not earlier than Seven o'clock. Breakfast will be served to those who remain on board overnight.

In the Event of the Steamer Arriving After the Hours Mentioned Hereunder Passengers, Other Than United States Citizens, May Be Required by the U.S. Immigration Authorities to Remain on Board Overnight and to Have Their Passports Examined the Following Morning:—

  • October to December, Inclusive 5:30 PM
  • January to March, Inclusive 6:00 PM
  • April to June . Inclusive 7.30 PM
  • July to September Inclusive 7:15 PM
  • Breakfast Will Be Served in the Usual Course.

Upon landing at New York and upon application to the uniformed representatives of the railroads, who meet all steamers, railroad tickets may be purchased and baggage checked from the Steamship Pier to any point along the Lines of the Pennsylvania, New York Central, New York, New Haven, and Hartford, Erie, Lehigh Valley, Baltimore and Ohio, Delaware, Lackawanna and Western and Central Railroad of New Jersey, and connecting railroads.

Passengers destined to New York City, or nearby points, will find on the Pier representatives of the New York City Transfer, who will arrange for the expeditious transfer of baggage to hotels, railroad terminals or residences.


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 60 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 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 must be obtained from the Immigration Officials at New York) and forward same to the White Star Line, 1. Broadway, New York, as soon as possible after their departure from the United States.


Will be brought on board before the Passengers land, Passengers should personally ascertain whether there is any mail for them before disembarking, and they are invited to leave their addresses at the Enquiry Office for any later despatches to be re-directed.

The "Celtic" carries an Orchestra of skilled musicians which will play daily as follows in the First Class Companionway.

  • 11:00 am to 12 Noon.
  • 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • After Dinner.


With Booths and Operators on our New York Piers


Track Chart and Memorandum of Log (Unused), RMS Celtic Passenger List, 30 May 1925.

Track Chart and Memorandum of Log (Unused), RMS Celtic Passenger List, 30 May 1925. GGA Image ID # 1e520d0b3b


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