Day of Departure
Wednesday, 30 November 1960
Final voyage of the "Empress of France"
Montreal to Liverpool
Lewis Carter memorabilia
menu cover: Willy Lott's Cottage,
Dedham, Essex. Artist Lendon
from back cover, dinner menu: John Constable
menu, dinner menu.
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Luncheon menu. click for larger version
Lewis family's accommodation
ticket. Click for larger version
On wednesday, November 30, 1960, Lewis Carter left Montreal, Canada aboard the Empress of
France, on her final voyage. Shown on this page are the family's accommodation ticket - for Room 65 on D level and the programme for November 30th, including a practice lifeboat muster, music,
a children's tea, bingo, and details for last-minute letters. The ship would have left Montreal down the St Lawrence River headed towards Quebec city, where last-minute mail could be sent off.
On the cover of this day's dinner menu is a painting signed Lendon, of Willy Lott's cottage,
a favourite subject of the English artist John Constable.
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This page was created March 2004,
last updated 3 June 2008
First day's programme.
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