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Ship Manifest for "SS Silvia"
Departing from St. John's, Nfld. December 10, 1930
Arriving in New York, N.Y. December 15, 1930

1 3a 3b 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 13 15 17 18 22 23 24a 24b 24c 34 35 36 37
LIST # FAMILY NAME GIVEN NAME AGE SEX MARITAL STATUS OCCUPATION NATIONALITY RACE PLACE OF BIRTH IMMIGRATION OR PASSPORT VISA # ISSUED LAST PERMANENT RESIDENCE NAME AND ADDRESS OF NEAREST RELATIVE IN COUNTRY WHENCE ALIEN CAME FINAL DESTINATION EVER BEFORE BEEN IN UNITED STATES? WHEN, HOW LONG, WHERE? WHETHER JOINING RELATIVE OR FRIEND. NAME, ADDRESS AND EXACT RELATIONSHIP RETURN TO COUNTRY OF ORIGIN? LENGTH OF TIME IN UNITED STATES INTEND TO BECOME CITIZEN? HEIGHT COMPLEXION COLOR HAIR/EYES MARKS OF IDENTIFICATION
LIST 1 ........... RETURNING CITIZENS
Ellen MORRISEY, age 34, Naturalized by marriage. Husband Naturalized. Circuit Court of Mass, Boston, 9/9/01. United States address: 3035 Tieman Ave., Bronx, N.Y.
LIST 2 ........... FIRST CABIN PASSENGERS
1 DALTON Norah E 35 F S Housekeeper Nfld English St John's,Nfld Ex. Order 2/21/28 2(4) Nfld, St John's Brother, William Dalton, 83 Haywood Ave., St John's,Nfld Nfld, St John's Y Sep'19 and Jan'21, Penn Sister, Mrs M. Hoffman, 145 N 51st St, West Phila. Pa. Y 3 mths No 5" 4" Med Brn/Brn None
2 FARNHAM Sarah 68 F W H'wife Nfld English Nfld, Hearts Content Ex. Order 2/21/28 1(2) U.S.A., Brooklyn Daugher, Mrs Fred Roberts, Hearts Content, Nfld N.Y., Brooklyn Y 6/28/30 Y Daughter, Gladys Farnham, 936 Bay Ridge Ave.,Brooklyn No Perm Y 5' 5" Med Brn/Blue None
3 JACKMAN Mary E 39 F M H'wife Nfld English Nfld,Marystown Ex. Order 2/21/28 2(4) Nfld, St John's Husband, Philip Jackman, 59 Larp Hill., St John's Nfld, St John's Y Mar 25-May25, N.Y. Friend, Mrs M. Hoffman, 145 N 51st St., West Phila, Pa Y 6mos No 5' 4" Med Brn/Brn None
LIST #3 ........... SECOND CABIN PASSENGERS
1 DAVIS Josephine D. 18 F S Domestic Nfld English Nfld,Safe Harbour N.Q. 381 St. John's Nfld 12/8/30 Nfld, St. John's Mother. Emma J Davis, 44 Flower Hill St., St. John's, Nfld N.J., Paterson No Employer. Capt. J. Webster (Salvation Army), 133 Walnut St., Paterson, NJ No Prm Yes 5' 6½" Med Brn/Blue None
2 HOLLOWAY Arthur 26 M M Seaman (Steward) Gt. Britain English England, Eastleigh Q.I.V. 54702 St. John's Nfld 12/10/30 England, Southampton Father. William Holloway, 6 Tennyson Rd., Southampton, England. New York, NY Yes, various times, NY Wife. Minnie Holloway, 115-11 Farmers Blvd., St. Albans, L.I.,N.Y. No Prm Yes 5' 10" Med Brn/Brn None
LIST #4 ........... FIRST CABIN PASSENGERS SAILING FROM HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA - DEPARTING December 13, 1930
1 ELLIS Fred J 33 M M Master Mariner Gt. Britain English England, London Q.I.V. 7174 London, Eng. 8/25/30 England, Hounslow Wife, Audrey. 36 Tiverton Rd. Hounslow. Conn, Torrington Yes/1910/Baltimore Friend, Thomas W. Bryant, Union Hardward Co. Torrington, Conn No Perm Yes 6' Med Gr/Gr  
2 WINFIELD Wilfred 50 M M Supt. Canada English England, Derby Ex. Order 2/21/28 2(4)   Canada, Halifax Brother, James H Winfield, Bedford, N.S. Canada, Halifax Yes/1929/N.Y. Commodore Hotel, New York City, N.Y. Yes 1 Week No 5' 10" Med Gr/Blue  
3 WINFIELD Mary S 47 F M H'wife Canada English Canada, New Glasgow Ex. Order 2/21/28 2(4)   Canada, Halifax Brother, James Cameron, Northern Electric, Montreal Canada, Halifax Yes/1915/N.Y. Commodore Hotel, New York City, N.Y. Yes 1 Week No 5'4" Med Brn/Brn  
LIST #4 ........... SECOND CABIN PASSENGERS SAILING FROM HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA - DEPARTING December 13, 1930
1 CHIN Hung Lok 29 M M Merchant U.S.A. Chinese China, Sunning Kwantung Affidavit New York, N.Y./Dec 24, 1929 China, Sunning Kwangtung Wife Moy Shee, Shui Taw. Sunning, Kwangtung, China New York, N.Y. No Chin Hung Lee, Brother, 164 N 125 st, New York City Yes 5 years Yes 5'6" Yel Blk/Brn  
  (Son of Native)                                            
2 CHIN Huey Quong 15 M S Student U.S.A. Chinese China, Sunning Kwantung Affidavit New York, N.Y./July 11,1930 China, Sunning Kwangtung Mother, Lee Shee, Tsar Chew, Sunning, Kwangtung, China New York, N.Y. No Father, Chin Poy, 34 Mott St., New York City Yes 5 years Yes 4'9½" Yel Blk/Brn  
  (Son of Native)                                            
3 MAR Sheung Ai 14 M S Student China Chinese China, Sunning Kwantung 275/65 Hong Kong,Asia/March 28, 1930 China, Sunning Kwangtung Sister-in-Law, Wong Shee, Tai Kong, Sunning, Kwangtung, China New York, N.Y. No Father, Ma Chew,11 Doyer St, New York City Yes Perm Yes 3'9" Yel Blk/Brn  
  (N.Y. Chinese 149/245)                                            
4 NG Kim Yuen 12 M S Student U.S.A. Chinese China, Sunning Kwantung Affidavit New York, N.Y./June 23,1930 China, Sunning Kwangtung Mother, Wong Shee, Shaung Ty, Sunning, Kwangtung, China New York, N.Y. No Father, Ng Ah Lun, 46 Mott St, New York City Yes 5 years Yes 4'10" Yel Blk/Brn Mole, corner of mouth
  (Son of Native)                                            
5 YEP Wing Lok 9 M S Student U.S.A. Chinese China, Sunning Kwantung Affidavit New York, N.Y./May 29, 1930 China, Sunning Kwangtung Mother, Chang Shee, Tong Shan, Sunning, Kwangtung, China New York, N.Y. No Brother, Yep Wing Fook, 500 Fokena St, New York City Yes 5 years Yes 4'3" Yel Blk/Brn  
  (Son of Native)                                            

Data Omitted Above
Column Description
2 Head Tax Status
8 Able to Read and Write
14 Data concerning verification of landings, etc.
16 No. on List
19 Whether having a ticket to destination?
20 By whom was Passage paid?
21 In possession of $50 and if less, how much?
25 Ever in prison of almshouse or institution of the insane
26 Whether a polygamist
27 Whether an arnachist
28 Whether a person who believes in or advocates the overthrow by force or violence of the Government of the United States.
29 Whether coming by reason of any offer, solicitation, promise or agreement, expressed or implied, to labor in the United States.
30 Whether excluded and deported within one year
31 Whether arrested and deported at any time
32 Condition and health, mental and physical
33 Deformed or crippled

RECORD OF ALIENS HELD FOR SPECIAL INQUIRY FROM HALIFAX, N.S.
COMPLETE NAME NATIONALITY CAUSE OF DETENTION INSPECTOR ADMITTED
Chin Hung Lok Chinese Exclusion Law Rosen 12/23/30
Yep Wing Lok Chinese Exclusion Law Rosen 12/24/30
Mar Sheung Ai Chinese Exclusion Law Conry 12/24/30
Chin Huey Quong Chinese Exclusion Law Conry 12/24/30
Ng Kim Yuen Chinese Exclusion Law Rosen 12/26/30

LIST OR MANIFEST OF ALIENS EMPLOYED ON THE VESSEL AS MEMBERS OF CREW FROM ST JOHN'S & HALIFAX
NUMBER NAME LENGTH OF SERVICE AT SEA POSITION IN SHIP'S COMPANY SHIPPED OR ENGAGED/ WHEN/WHERE WHETHER TO BE PAID OFF OR DISCHARGED AT PORT OF ARRIVAL AGE SEX RACE NATIONALITY HEIGHT/ WEIGHT
SHEET 1
1 Arrowsmith, Haswell A 40 years Master 28/10/30/New York No 50 M English Gt. Brit 5'11"/205
2 Spurrell, Hezekiah 20 years Ch Officer 28/10/30/New York No 40 M English Nfld 5'5"/140
3 O'Hara, John F 20 years 2nd Officer 28/10/30/New York No 39 M Irish Canadian 5'9"/160
4 Linegar, Patrick J 5 years 3rd Officer 3/11/30/New York No 23 M Irish Nfld 5'11"/174
5 Ralph, William 30 years Carpenter 20/10/30/New York No 44 M English Nfld 5'11"/160
6 Mason, James 12 years Bosun 28/10/30/New York No 36 M English Nfld 5'11"/196
7 Stockley, Edward 20 years Q.M. 28/10/30/New York No 40 M English Nfld 5'9"/160
8 Dyke, Nathan 6 years Q.M. 28/10/30/New York No 26 M English Nfld 5'8"/140
9 Parsons, Albert 7 years Q.M. 28/10/30/New York No 21 M English Nfld 5'6"/142
10 Seymour, John 15 years Q.M. 28/10/30/New York No 33 M English Nfld 5'4"/135
11 Allen, George 4 years A.B. 28/10/30/New York No 26 M English Nfld 6'/180
12 Sturge, Seymour 3 years A.B. 28/10/30/New York No 21 M English Nfld 5'8"/158
13 Kelloway, Job 24 years A.B. 28/10/30/New York No 42 M English Nfld 5'7"/180
14 Wells, Frank 10 years A.B. 28/10/30/New York No 35 M English Nfld 5'8"/140
15 Holmes, Wilson 22 years A.B. 29/10/30/New York No 36 M English Nfld 5'3"/125
16 Noble, Stephen 40 years A.B. 25/11/30/St John's No 55 M English Nfld 5'8"/160
17 Sparks, George 30 years A.B. 10/12/30/St John's No 50 M English Nfld 5'5"/160
18 Quigley, Harold 1st voy. Messman 10/12/30/St John's No 18 M English Nfld 5'7"/138
19 Maxwell, William 12 years W.T.O. 28/10/30/New York No 31 M English Gt. Brit 5'8"/168
20 Limpitlaw, John 6 years W.T.O. 28/10/30/New York No 30 M Scotch Gt. Brit 5'11½"/192
21 Davis, William 25 years Ch. Engineer 28/10/30/New York No 49 M English Canadian 5'10"/225
22 Penston, William 9 years 2nd Engineer 4/25/30/New York No 29 M English Nfld 5'6"/142
23 Lea, Kenneth 18 years 3rd Engineer 28/10/30/New York No 39 M English Gt. Brit 5'6"/140
24 Colton, Cyril B 4 years 4th Engineer 23/11/30/St John's No 24 M English Nfld 5'9"/155
25 Stords, Peter 6 years Electrician 24/7/30/New York No 34 M English Gt. Brit 5'3"/128
26 Horan, Lawerence 11 years Watertender 28/10/30/New York No 31 M English Nfld 5'6"/170
27 Chaplin, Henry 3 years Watertender 28/10/30/New York No 42 M English Nfld 5'11½"/172
28 Tilly, Edward 12 years Oiler 28/10/30/New York No 31 M English Nfld 5'7"/165
29 Combdon, Willaim 2 years Oiler 28/10/30/New York No 19 M English Nfld 5'8"/145
30 Murphy, Michael 23 years Oiler 28/10/30/New York No 41 M English Nfld 5'10"/178
SHEET 2
1 Kennedy, John 9 mths Fireman 28/10/30/New York No 29 M English Nfld 5'10"/180
2 Maher, John 15 years Fireman 28/10/30/New York No 52 M English Nfld 5'6/140
3 Squires, Thomas 30 years Fireman 28/10/30/New York No 54 M English Nfld 5'8"/160
4 Alyward, Leo 6 years Watertender 28/10/30/New York No 27 M English Nfld 5'5"/167
5 Chancey, Reginald 2 years Fireman 25/11/30/St John's No 21 M English Nfld 5'7"/143
6 Winson, Charles 5 years Messman 28/10/30/New York No 26 M English Nfld 5'5"/175
7 Sommerton, Edward 15 years Fireman 10/11/30/St John's No 43 M English Nfld 5'8"/155
8 Quilty, John 4 years Fireman 10/12/30/St John's No 21 M English Nfld 5'10"/150
9 Megann, James E 19 years Chief Steward & Purser 13/11/30/New York No 35 M English Gt. Brit 5'8"/180
10 Williams, John P 20 years 2nd Steward 12/1929/New York No 39 M English Gt. Brit 5'8½/160
11 Goodinson, Maurice 18 years Linenkeeper 3/11/30/New York No 32 M English Gt. Brit 5'7"/130
12 Cardwell, Samuel 25 years Storekeeper 3/11/30/New York No 43 M English Gt. Brit 5'7½"/146
13 Lloyd, James E 6 years Printer 3/11/30/New York No 27 M English Gt. Brit 5'7"/130
14 Keefe, John 3 years Sm Rm Steward 28/11/30/Halifax No 25 M English Nfld 5'6"/136
15 Holloway, Arthur 10 years Saloon Steward 3/11/30/New York No 25 M English Gt. Brit 5'8"/150
16 Barrett, Michael 4 years Asst Steward 3/11/30/New York No 30 M English Nfld 5'9"/160
17 Oakley, Leonard 4 years Asst Steward 3/11/30/New York No 18 M English Nfld 5'6"/130
18 Ornellas, John 10 years Asst Steward 3/11/30/New York No 42 M Portuguese U.S.A. 5'5"/125
19 Tackman, Tobias 6 years Asst Steward 3/11/30/New York No 26 M English Nfld 6'/165
20 Metcalf, John 9 years Asst Steward 3/11/30/New York No 26 M English Nfld 5'8"/160
21 May, Stanley 11 years Asst Steward 18/11/30/New York No 29 M English Gt. Brit 5'8"/170
22 Bambrick, Frank 8 years Nightwatch 3/11/30/New York No 23 M English Nfld 5'7"/148
23 Hunt, Maxwell D 1 year Off. Steward 28/10/30/New York No 18 M English Nfld 5'6"/133
24 Fewer, Walter 5 years Mess Steward 3/11/30/New York No 23 M English Nfld 5'5"/140
25 Harris, Kate 6 years Stewardess 3/11/30/New York No 45 F English U.S.A. 5'4"/175
26 Harrison, Samuel 28 years Pantryman 3/11/30/New York No 46 M English Gt. Brit 5'7½"/164
27 McGarth, James 15 years 2nd Pantryman 10/12/30/St John's No 33 M English Nfld 5'6"/145
28 Roberts, Thomas 22 years Chef 3/11/30/New York No 42 M English Gt. Brit 5'7"/130
29 Squires, William 5 years 2nd Cook 3/11/30/New York No 23 M English Nfld 5'8"/150
30 Latham, Peter 25 years 3rd Cook 18/11/30/New York No 43 M English Gt. Brit 5'5"/136
SHEET 3
1 Laker, Thomas 11 years Baker 3/11/30/New York No 30 M English Gt. Brit 5'11"/160
2 Peck, Fred 30 years Butcher 18/11/30/New York No 45 M English U.S.A. 5'5"/130
3 Fitzgerald, Thomas 2 years Crew Cook 3/11/30/New York No 19 M English Nfld 5'8"/140
4 Denieff, Michael 3 years Scullion 26/11/30/St John's No 25 M English Nfld 5'3"/120
5 Faulkner, Fred 2 years Dishwasher 18/11/30/New York No 24 M English U.S.A. 6'/160
6 Gladney, John 9 years 2nd Cl Steward 3/11/30/New York No 27 M English Nfld 5'8"/150
7 Brown, Theodore 31 years Asst Steward 28/10/30/New York No 45 M English Nfld 5'4"/140
8 Mullowney, Alexander 9 mths Asst Steward 3/11/30/New York No 23 M English Nfld 5'7"/140
9 Burnham, Robert L 12 years Asst Steward 13/12/30/Halifax Yes 32 M German U.S.A. 5'5"/135

NUMBER NAME LENGTH OF SERVICE AT SEA POSITION IN SHIP'S COMPANY SHIPPED OR ENGAGED/ WHEN/WHERE WHETHER TO BE PAID OFF OR DISCHARGED AT PORT OF ARRIVAL AGE SEX RACE NATIONALITY HEIGHT/ WEIGHT
SEAMAN SIGNED ON AT NEW YORK
1 Saunderson, Percy         23   British    
2 Goddard, James         27   British    
3 Squires, Gordon S         28   British Nfld  
SEAMAN DISCHARGED AT NEW YORK
1 Ornellas, John         42        
2 Harrison, Samuel         46        
3 Burnay, Robert L         33        

Transcribed and Contributed by Mary Rawlinson (January 2006)

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