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RMS Athenia Dinner Menu - 21 August 1930

Front Cover, RMS Athenia Dinner Menu - 21 August 1930

Front Cover of a Vintage Tourist Third Cabin Dinner Menu Card from 21 August 1930 on board the RMS Athenia of the Anchor-Donaldson Line featured Boiled Salmon, Cucumber Tartare, Bouchées de Homard, and Plum Pudding-Brandy & Hard Sauce for dessert.

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RMS Athenia Dinner Menu - 21 August 1930


Sunday August 21st , 1933

  • Hors d'Œuvre Varié
  • Consommé Royale
  • Crème d'Orge
  • Boiled Salmon, Cucumber Tartare
  • Bouchées de Homard (Lobster Bites)
  • Calfs Head en Tortue
  • Quarters of Lamb, Mint Sauce
  • Prime Ribs & Sirloin of Beef, Yorkshire Pudding
  • Braised York Ham, Sweet Corn
  • Cauliflower à la Crème
  • Boiled Java Rice
  • Fried Celery
  • Roast, Mashed, or Boiled New Potatoes
  • Salade de Saison
  • Roast Chicken, Bacon, Bread Sauce



  • Braised Boar’s Head
  • Raised Pie
  • Roast Mutton
  • Plum Pudding, Brandy & Hard Sauce
  • Compote of Fruit
  • Patisserie Variée         
  • Ice Cream & Wafers
  • Smyrna Dates
  • Salted Peanuts
  • Dessert
  • Coffee
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The GG Archives is the work and passion of two people, Paul Gjenvick, a professional archivist, and Evelyne Gjenvick, a curator. Paul earned a Masters of Archival Studies - a terminal degree from Clayton State University in Georgia, where he studied under renowned archivist Richard Pearce-Moses. Our research into the RMS Laconia and SS Bergensfjord, the ships that brought two members of the Gjønvik family from Norway to the United States in the early 20th century, has helped us design our site for other genealogists. The extent of original materials at the GG Archives can be very beneficial when researching your family's migration from Europe.