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Ship Manifest: Ellis Island, S.S. St. Louis, 1907

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John Adams and family set sail on the S.S. St. Louis from Southampton (Southamptonshire, England) on April 6, 1907. They arrived at Ellis Island, New York nine days later on April 15, 1907. The family is listed on page 64 of the manifest.

Name Age Sex Married or Single Occupation Nationality Last Permanent Residence Final Destination Height Complexion Hair Eyes Place of Birth
John Adams 50 M Married Carpenter England Shepreth, England Son Edward Adams, 895 East Avenue, Rochester, Monroe Co., NY 5' 8" Fresh Grey Blue Melbourn, England
Caroline Adams 49 F Married  
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Meldreth, England
Andrew Adams 14 M Single Labourer
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Shepreth, England
Arthur Adams 11 M Single  
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Charles Adams 10 M Single  
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Leonard Adams 8 M Single  
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Doris Adams 4 F Single  
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Flowey Dash 21 F Single Domestic
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Roda Miller 18 F Single Domestic
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friend         Meldreth, England


SS St. Louis

S.S. St. Louis

Built by William Cramp & Sons Shipbuilders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1895. 11,629 gross tons; 554 (bp) feet long; 63 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw. Service speed 19 knots. 1,340 passengers (320 first class, 220 second class, 800 third class).

Built for American Line, in 1895 and named Saint Louis. Southampton-New York service. Used by US Navy as auxiliary cruiser in Spanish-American War of 1898. Transferred to United States Navy, American flag, in 1917 and renamed USS Louisville. Armed transport service. Returned to American Line, in 1920 and renamed St. Louis. Was badly damaged by fire while being refitted. Laid-up 1920-24. Rebuilding plans in 1922 never revitalized. Scrapped at Genoa in 1924.

Source: www.ellisisland.org.