The Cunard Steamship Line

The Steamer Servia, Cunard Line
05 October 1899


Guenter Junkers 100707.1100@CompuServe.com has posted the following listing on the genealogy group for Banat region of former Austria-Hungary.

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A ship "CARPATHIA" was owned by Hungarian-American Line CUNARD in Fiume/Rijeka. An information leaflet for 1911 lists the following ships:

departing from Fiume to New York on:

Jan 31 CARMANIA
Feb 14 CARONIA
Feb 21 ULTONIA
Mar 08 SAXONIA
Mar 18 PANNONIA
Mar 29 CARPATHIA
Apr 15 ULTONIA
Apr 22 SAXONIA
May 06 PANNONIA
May 20 CARPATHIA
Jun 10 SAXONIA
Jun 24 PANNONIA
Jul 08 CARPATHIA
Jul 29 SAXONIA
Aug 12 PANNONIA
Aug 26 CARPATHIA
Sep 09 ULTONIA
Sep 16 SAXONIA
Sep 30 PANNONIA
Oct 14 CARPATHIA
Oct 28 SAXONIA

Printed in: Ferenc Sziliz: Kiv'andorl'as a d'elkelet-dun'ant'ulr'ol horv'at-szlav'onorsz'agba'es Amerik'aba 1860-1914. Kaposv'ar 1995. 326 pages. ISBN 963-7232-23-0. in Hungarian language, short german and english summaries. Title in English: Emigration from the south-eastern Transdanubia to Croatia-Slavonia and America 1860-1914. I got this book during my spring trip to Hungary in Somogy County archive in Kaposv'ar/Hungary. Price: 400 Forint.

Cost of one way steerage passage from Europe to America at the turn of the century was about US $10.00.


The Steamer Saxonia, Cunard Line
Circa 1900


We thank Janet Lusano rontec@worldnet.att.net for sending this information to us. She is interested in obtaining a passenger list for the Cunrad ship Carpathia from 26 August 1911. Can anyone help her?

Photographs courtesy of the Detroit Publishing Company Photograph Collection of the Library of Congress and a gift of the State Historical Society of Colorado in 1949.

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