California, San Francisco Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving, 1954-1957 is a free collection at FamilySearch.

This collection includes a text-searchable collection and browsable images for inbound passenger manifests and crew lists between 1954 and 1957 in San Francisco.


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What Can I Learn from California Passenger and Crew Lists?

These records may include:

  • the Name of the Ship
  • the Port and Date of Departure
  • the Port and Date of Entry
  • the Final Destination
  • the Name of the passenger
  • Passenger’s age, birthplace, gender, nationality
  • Passenger’s destination, last permanent residence, who paid for passage
  • Name and address of relative or friend passenger will join
  • Description of passenger
  • Purpose of visit


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