United States, New England Passenger & Crew Lists, 1911-1954 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index & images for passenger & crew lists from vessels arriving at New England ports from 1918-1954. (It corresponds with NARA Publication A3468: Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Providence, Davisville, Melville, Newport, Quonset Point, and Tiverton, Rhode Island; Fall River, Massachusetts; and New London, Connecticut, Aug 1918-Nov 1954.)


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What Can I Learn from US Passenger &  Crew lists?


The following information may be found in these records:

Passenger / Crew lists

  • Name of ship
  • Port and date of arrival
  • Port and date of embarkation
  • Name
  • Position in ship’s company
  • When and where joined the crew
  • Able to read and write
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Race
  • Nationality
  • Height, weight, and physical impairments


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