RMS Cretic Passenger List - 14 July 1904

Front Cover, White Star Line RMS Cretic First Class Passenger List - 14 July 1904.

Front Cover, First Class Passenger List for the RMS Cretic of the White Star Line, Departing Thursday, 14 July 1904 from Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh), Commanded by Captain John James. GGA Image ID # 13c13f5248


Notable Passengers: James Arthur Bebe and George Augustus Moore

Senior Officers and Staff

  1. Captain: John James
  2. Surgeon: J. C. H. Beaumont
  3. Purser: W. Greenslade


First Class Passengers

  1. Mr. J. Arthur Beebe and Manservant
    James Arthur Bebe (August 12, 1846 - November 27, 1914), who had accumulated a fortune in the Boston wool trade, but for some years had been retired from the business, died on November 27, 1914, at the Copley-Plaza Hotel in Boston. Mr. Beebe was a son of James M. Beebe, of Boston, and entered Harvard College in 1865, but gave up his college course in 1867 to enter upon the wool business. Mr. Beebe retained a strong affection for Harvard. He leaves to the university and to the Harvard Club of Boston the bulk of his estate. For a long time Mr. Beebe was conspicuous in the social and club life of Boston. He had a beautiful summer home at Falmouth, Mass. and another estate at West Manchester, Mass. He was a member of the Somerset, Union, St. Botolph and Automobile clubs of Boston, the Country Club, the New Riding Club, and the Eastern Yacht Club, and also of the Harvard Club and the New York Yacht Club of New York. He was a devoted yachtsman, and for some years owned and sailed the sloop "Pontiac." [1]
  2. Miss E. E. Beebe and Maid
  3. Mrs. Grace Bement
  4. Miss Florence Bement
  5. Mr. G. P. Bowie
  6. Mr. Edmund H. Chaney
  7. Mr. Henry F. Chaney
  8. Mr. Charles M. Cox
  9. Mrs. Cox
  10. Miss Margery Cox
  11. Master L. D. Cox
  12. Master Moulton Cox
  13. Dr. C. V. Cross
  14. Mrs. C. J. Enebuske
  15. Miss Ethel Fiske
  16. Mr. F. H. Foster
  17. Mr. H. L. Fowler
  18. Mr. O. P. Gabrielson
  19. Mrs. Delphia Gray
  20. Miss Dorothea Gray
  21. Mrs. K. H Griffin
  22. Mr. C. J. S. Hallett
  23. Mr. G. W. Haslet
  24. Rev. C. R. Hennon
  25. Mr. Jerome Paul Jackson
  26. Mr. A. O. R. King
  27. Mr. S. G. Kreeger
  28. Rev. James Lee
  29. Mr. George A. Moore
    George Augustus Moore (24 February 1852 – 21 January 1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist. Moore came from a Roman Catholic landed family who lived at Moore Hall in Carra, County Mayo. He originally wanted to be a painter, and studied art in Paris during the 1870s. There, he befriended many of the leading French artists and writers of the day
  30. Mr. John H. North
  31. Mrs. North
  32. Mr. Charles C. Richardson
  33. Mr. W. D. Smith
  34. Mrs. M. Stuart and Maid
  35. Master Emerson Stuart
  36. Mrs. E. W. Taber
  37. Mr. J. W. Thorburn
  38. Miss M. L. Wilkinson
  39. Mr. S. G. Wood
  40. Miss M. A. Yardley
  41. Miss Clyde Yardley


Summary of Passengers

First Class
Second Class
Third Class

New Services.

We have pleasure in announcing that the White Star Line has established, in addition to the Regular Liverpool—New York Services, a Regular Service between

Liverpool and Boston (Calling at Queenstown),

Also Between

Boston and Mediterranean Ports.

These Services will be conducted by the large modern Twin-Screw Steamers:—

Repbulic ... 15,400 Tons.

Cretic ... 13,500 Tons.Canopic ... 13,000 Tons,

Cymric . I ... 13,100 „ Romanic ... ... 11,400 ..

which sail regularly throughout the year to and from Liverpool and Boston (calling at Queenstown), or to and from Boston and Mediterranean Ports. See annexed railing schedules giving the departures as at present arranged.

The attention of Passengers holding return tickets by the White Star Line is especially drawn to the choice of route thus offered, return tickets being available for their full value towards passage by any of the White Star Services.

Facilities will be offered for booking by the most attractive routes across the Continent between the various ports of call in the Mediterranean and Liverpool, which will thus enable Passengers to book the round trip from Boston, via the Mediterranean, returning from Liverpool to New York or Boston or vice versa.

Ismay, Imrie & Co.

Liverpool, June, 1904.

Information for Passengers

  • Breakfast from 8:30 until 10 o'clock
  • Luncheon at 1:30
  • Dinner at 7 o'clock

The Bar closes at 11:00 pm, and the Smoking Room at 11:30 pm

Divine Service in the Saloon on Sunday at 10:30 am

Please apply to the Second Steward for Seating accommodation at Table.

Children are not entitled to seats in the Saloon unless full fare is paid.

Cablegrams and Telegrams should be handed to the Saloon Steward an hour before arrival at Queenstown.

The Saloon and Library Stewards will supply Stamps, Telegraph Forms, Books of Reference, and Railway Time Tables of the leading Companies.

Questions relating to Baggage should be referred to the Second Steward, who is the Ship's Baggage Master. Trunks, Chairs or Rugs 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 Boston, and such articles will be stored entirely at owner's risk. It is necessary for Passengers themselves to see all their Baggage is passed by the U.S. Customs Authorities on landing.

Deck Chairs can be hired at a charge of 4/- each for the voyage, 24 hours' notice being necessary at the London or Liverpool Office.

It is desirable that valuables or Money should be placed in charge of the Purser for deposit in his safe. As no charge is made for carriage, the Company can accept no responsibility for loss or damage, however arising, but Passengers can protect themselves by insurance.

Passengers are requested to ask for a Receipt on the Company's Form, for any additional Passage Money, Chair Hire, or Freight paid on board.

For the convenience of Passengers the Purser is prepared to exchange a limited amount of English and American money. The rate of exchange will be $4.80 to the Zr when giving American in exchange for English currency, and Li to $4.95 when giving English money for American.

First Class Passengers joining the steamers of the Boston Service at Queenstown must, be at that port not later than 8:00 am Friday.

Passengers Addresses may be left with the Saloon Steward, in order that any letters sent to the care of the Company may be forwarded.

Nicholas Martin, 9, Rue Scribe - Paris.
34, Leadenhall Street, E.C., London.
Ismay, Imrie & Co., r7, Cockspur Street, S.W.,
30, James Street - - Liverpool.

The Passenger Services of the White Star Line are maintained entirely by Twin Screw Steamers, including the "Oceanic," "Majestic," and "Teutonic," which are Among The Fastest Steamers afloat, and the "Baltic," " Cedric," and "Celtic," the Three Largest Vessels in The World.

The Boston Services include the Largest and Fastest Steamers sailing to Boston.


Track Chart and Memorandum of Log (Unused). SS Cretic Passenger List, 14 July 1904.

Track Chart and Memorandum of Log (Unused). SS Cretic Passenger List, 14 July 1904. GGA Image ID # 1e5752d7af


[1] Excerpt from the Bulletin of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers, A Quarterly Magazine Devoted To The Interests of the National Wool Industrary Obituary, J Arthur Beebe, Volume 45, No. 1, Boston, January 1915, Page 111.


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