steerage

  1. J

    Question How were tickets to sail on the Titanic sold?

    I have a family story passed down that my great-aunt booked passage, but cancelled. I'm assuming there would be no records of people who booked and later cancelled, but it made me wonder if tickets were even assigned to the individual at that time or if they just sold tickets and then took the...
  2. Mike Colclough

    Third Class Toilets

    A google search for Titanic's third class staterooms produces images of what looks like a bunk room with a water fixture at one end. Its height suggests "toilet" but it looks more like a sink. Were they one in the same in 1912? Did these shared bunk rooms actually have open toilets at one end...
  3. Charles

    SS Spree/ SS Kaiserin Maria Theresia

    As you see above, that is a picture of the SS Spree's promenade deck. This ship was used by some of my family on October 31, 1901 to head from Bremen, Germany to New York Harbor. Because I am intrigued at this ship more than I was of the SS Leipzig (sadly nothing else could be found from...
  4. Charles

    Cabin Allocation List

    Cabin Allocations In the Steerage section of these Cabin Allocations, I found the Joseph/Peter family with an unknown deck, but with the cabin number to be no.69. The most awkward of this is that when it said Section E, I only found a cabin on F Deck. WE HAVE JUST REVEALED THAT THE...
  5. 1

    Third Class Music

    I'm hosting a dinner party based on food served in the third class dining saloon, and have had no trouble finding recipes, but am struggling to find appropriate music to play. I've a few Irish pieces (fiddles and the like), but not enough for a whole evening, and I think it might be a bit too...