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List of Passengers M.S. Batory from Gdynia Tuesday, July 25th 1950 Copenhagen, Wednesday, July 26th Southampton, Friday, July 28th to New York

Contributor: Deborah Wade

Contributor Notes: Off and on, I collect old menus and ephemera connected with trains, cruises, airplanes/airports, etc. The passenger list I'm about to transcribe is one such item. Maybe one of the passengers will be significant to a fellow genealogist. Although this voyage was in 1950, I believe there is some history behind the Batory: I have read that it was the last Polish passenger ship to leave Poland before the Nazis gained control in the late 1930's.

Please do not contact me for additional information regarding this ship or these passengers; the list I am about to make is all the information I have. I have no other passenger lists amongst my collectibles.

I am using a "web appliance" that does not enable me to use special alphabetical characters the way Word does, so my apologies if accents and Polish lettering do not appear below. Aside from the names, the text is in English.

Gdynia America Line
M.S. Batory

  • Master Jan Cwiklinski
  • Chief Officer Witold Dobrzynski
  • Chief Engineer Wiktor Zwalinski
  • Doctor Felicjan Michalowski
  • Chief Purser Stanislaw Rozbicki
  • Second Purser Poul Tibaek
  • Entertainment Officer Eryk Kulm
  • Chief Steward Marcel Czekalski
  • Assistant Chief Steward Egon Otto Flindt

Tourist Class from Gdynia, Poland
  • Bryndzia Mrs. Anna
  • Bydel Mrs. Julia
  • Budda Mr. Juliusz
  • Budnik Mr. Kazimierz
  • Chojnacki Mrs. Wladyslawa
  • Deptula Mr. Henryk
  • Deptula Mrs. Stanislawa
  • Diakun Mrs. Anna
  • Douchina Mrs. Ludmila
  • Gac Mr. Kazimierz
  • Ganitczeva Miss Ouliana
  • Golaszewski, Miss Zofia [no commas shown in previous names]
  • Hrycenko, Mrs.Ewa Janeczek, Wr. John [probably a typographical error for "Mr."]
  • Janiec, Mrs. Stefania
  • Jara,Mrs. Tekla
  • Jaracz, Mrs. Julia
  • Jezusek, Mrs. Wladyslawa
  • Kaldun, Mrs. Paulina
  • Kabat, Mrs. Stanislawa
  • "Karpinski, Mrs. Irene
  • Klapkowski, Mr. Wieslaw [printing is unclear; may be
  • "Klopkowski"]
  • Kopec, Mrs. Aniela
  • Kopec, Mast. Jan Wieslaw
  • Kopec, Miss Elzbieta
  • Kaczanowa, Miss Zoja
  • Kuchta, Miss Izabela Mary
  • Lambo, Mr. Nikolas
  • Leuchter, Mrs. Zofia Teresa
  • Lisecke, Mrs. Antonina
  • Laskowski, Mr. Jakob
  • Laboda, Mrs.Joanna
  • Lukasiewicz, Mrs. Katarzyna
  • Maziarz, Mrs. Apolonja
  • Marciniak, Mrs. Marianna
  • Matuszek, Mrs. Jozefa
  • Mierzejewska,Mrs. Jozefa
  • Mozdzierz, Mr. Jozef
  • Mrugala, Mrs. Julia
  • Morze,Mr. Adam
  • Mucha, Mrs. Karolina
  • Nazarow, Mr. Dmitri
  • Nazarowa,Mrs. Elizaweta
  • Nowak, Mr. Stanley
  • Nowak, Mrs. Marie
  • Pactiva,Mr. Antoni
  • Parowska, Mrs. Anna P
  • rajsnar, Mrs. Zofia
  • Ridzewska, Mrs. Elzbieta
  • Ridzewska, Miss Rita
  • Roslewicz, Mr.John
  • Roslewicz, Mrs. Ludwika
  • Smolenki, Mrs. Victoria
  • Sosna,Mrs. Jozefa
  • Stachurska, Mrs. Anna
  • Starostin, Mr. Sergiej
  • Starostina, Mrs. Antonina
  • Stocka, Mrs. Franciszka S
  • wider,Mr. Kazimierz
  • Ritter-Swirski, Mrs. Josephine
  • Szwed, Mrs.Paraska
  • Tereszko, Mrs. Anastazja
  • Wojcik, Mrs. Janina
  • Wolak,Mr. Michael Z
  • wirecka, Mrs. Angelina
  • Zwirecki, Mast. Robert

List of Passengers First Class From Gdynia Poland
  • Baran, Mr. Tomasz
  • Bialas, Mr. Stanislaw [may be "Bralas," second letter is
  • unclear]
  • Butkiewicz, Mr. Stanley
  • Gajewska, Mrs. Anna St.
  • Giebultowicz, Miss Anna
  • Gonczarov, Mr. Valentin
  • Gonczarova,Mrs. Faina
  • Goszkowska, Mrs. Anna
  • Gryniewicz, Mr. Gustav
  • Hidalgo, de Mrs. Berta
  • Hidalgo, de Mas. Benito
  • Hidalgo, de Mas. Ignatio
  • Hidalgo, de Miss Maria E.
  • Jablonski, Mrs.Antonina Jessie
  • Jankie, Mrs. Irene Sophia
  • Jankie, Miss Wanda F.
  • Jankie, Mas. Francis J.
  • Jankie, Miss Barbara
  • Jaronko,Mrs. Monika
  • Kiernik, Mr. Stanislaw
  • Kiernik, Mrs. Maria
  • Kiernik, Mast. Adam
  • Kilianska, Mrs. Katarzyna
  • Kucharski,Mrs. Karolina
  • Kucharski, Miss Audelaida
  • Lenowicz, Mr. Gordin Aleksander
  • Maj, Mrs. Katarzyna
  • Menchaca, Carmen [no title shown]
  • Mikula, Mr. Joseph
  • Nowakowski, Mr. Boleslaw
  • Nowakowski, Mrs. Helen
  • Pitts, Mrs. Waleria
  • Poliakow, Mr.Mikolaj
  • Poliakow, Mrs. Nina
  • Sypniewski, Mrs. Zofia
  • Straz,Mr. Mikolaj
  • Straz, Mrs. Jozef
  • Tchalian, Mr. Drastamat
  • Wilk, Mrs. Anna
  • Ziminsky, Mrs. Leokadia
  • Ziminsky, Mr. Jon Anthony

See the list of [Southampton passengers] [Copenhagen passengers] [Poland passengers]

Note from Lorine: See a photo of Batory and read about her voyage as the last ship to sneak out of Poland when Germany invaded in 1939. The first Polish-built fast motor launch spent the long five and half years of WW11 safely in Sweden.

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