"Empress of France"
Empress of France (II)
Left, image of "Empress of France": from the front 
cover of the ship's menu, printed in England 1956.
Canadian Pacific Line
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Ship's Menu,        Monday, May 13th, 1957. 
               Voyage from Liverpool to Montreal 
                Sailed May 7th, 1957.      

Links to pages of the menu

Front cover

Inside front cover  (ship's log)

Menu page

Back cover




For more on the history of the "Empress of France", go to: http://www.greatships.net/duchessbedford.html

For the cruise route - down the St Lawrence - and further images,go to: Maritime Timetable Images
 © 2001-2003    Björn Larsson: http://www.timetableimages.com/maritime/images/cp53i.htm

For the context in which this particular voyage took place, see Sue McPherson's Story of My Life. 
Aboard ship, entertainment during the 
week of May 7, 1957, included the film 
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936), 
starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland.
"Empress of France", in Liverpool Harbour, the Liver Building in 
the background. No date available.  From the McRoberts Collection. 90/228.  National Maritime Mueum, Merseyside. 
Liver Building, Liverpool.   side view
                   Photo Sue McPherson 2003.

For a brief history of the ship see Story of the Empress of France 
by Sue McPherson
Front cover
View website  Empress of France, story of the final voyage of the 
Empress, Montreal to Liverpool, 30 November 1960, told through 
the personal collection of Lewis Carter, passenger on this voyage. 
The material on this page is for the purpose of providing insight for its viewers into Canadian and British social history related to immigration and trans-Atlantic passenger voyages, and particularly for enthusiasts of the "Empress of France".  

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                   This page was created in Nov 2003, last updated  18 May 2008

       

Inside facing page and first page
Items from the Passenger List booklet, collection Lewis Carter
See also, Recollections of Nan Downham
on leaving England for Canada