HISTORY: ex- Kungsholm, 1942 US Gov't troopship renamed John Ericsson, 1946 chartered from US Gov't for 9 voyages. 1948 sold to Home Lines, Panama renamed Italia.
Irene M. Skibiak and dau, Christine; 30 March 1946, England > Phila, Pennsylvania
Catherine O. [Chilvers] Remmenga, 30 March 1946, Suffolk, England > St. Louis, Missouri
Freda[Waddington] Riffle; 30 May 1946, England > New Lexington, Ohio
Lucy Cullen-Reichl and son, Gerald L., 30 March 1946; England > US
Doris [Twist] Baker, 20 June 1946; Plymonth, England > West Virginia
Ivy Strother, 29 April 1946; England > Louisburg, N.C.
Betty [Bonser] McKernie; Mar 46, London, England > Albany, Georgia
Valerie E. Sinyard, May 2nd. 1946; Bristol, England > Alabama
Miriam Stage, May 1946; High Wycombe, Bucks., England > San Diego, CA
Una Lum, ; Leicester, England > Portland, Oregon
Catherine Fogarty, July 1946; UK > Michigan
Catherine A. Kiefer, April 1946; UK > US Catherine came with 823 other brides in 1946
Lilliam Wilson, Isle of Wright > Baltimore, MD > Bismarck, N.D.
Florence "Peggy" Gertrude Smith Johnson, June 46; Walsall, England > Long Beach, Calif.
From the New York Times, Feb. 26, 1946|
"The U.S.S. Ericsson is schedules to leave England with 1,145 wives and children of servicemen, including these from the Greater Kansas City (Mo)."
Mrs. Mary Robinett
Mrs. Nolsa C. Marsh, husband, George E. Marsh
Mrs. Joan M. Elb and daughter, husband James W. Elb.
Marjorie Quinn Medley and daughter; Feb. 1946; England > Kansas
Mrs. Beatrice E. Rankin, husband Charles J. Rankins
Mrs. Eileen I. Hagdick, husband John M. Hagdick
The U.S.S. Ericsson left from Liverpool Lime Street Station to South Hampton. Originally she was to sail on the S. S. Santa Paula.
Upon arrival in New York, New York they boarded a train for the Greater Kansas City, Missouri area.
The following names were found on a ship menu dating Nov. 1946.|
Wilbert F. Apps
Gertrude L. Apps?
Audrey V. Everhart
Nettie Anne Wright
Elizabeth Orr Line, July 20, '46; Liverpool, England > Arizona
March 30, 1946
Florence M. Liles
Joyce E. Lewandowski
Elie M. Lucas
Mary E. Lynam
Sylvia E. Mackey
Freda N. Magie
Ivy G.B. Malley
Gladys B. Main
Delia L. Maxwell
Phyllis S. Merrithew
Phyllis M. Meyer
Ruby M. Millington
Teresa E. Molineaux
Nellie E.L. Morris
Eileen Orton and son Michael; Hartfordshire, England > Algona, Iowa
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