Source 4

Survey of an Emigrant Ship: Certificate of Clearance (MT 9/920f)

Transcript

This is a very simplified transcript of the document MT 9/960f.

“Cabin passengers” were First or Second Class passengers. “Steerage” passengers were in Third Class berths or slept in open rooms.

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4. Look at Source 4. This is a page from a document headed ‘Survey of an Emigrant Ship: Certificate of Clearance’. Use the simplified transcript to answer the questions below.

  • Where did most people embark?
  • Which class of passenger made up the majority of those embarking at Cherbourg?
  • Which class of passenger made up the majority of those embarking at Queenstown?
  • Which class of passenger were in a majority of all those on board when the Titanic set off for New York?
  • Look at the title of the document on which the table is based. What does this tell you about who all these steerage passengers were?