Thirza Pidgeon’s 1937 World Tour – 10 Nov: Embarking aboard the S.S. Monterey

Wednesday, 10 November 1937

Dr & Mrs Montries, Bella, Reg, Flora drove me down to the boat, 25 miles from Beverly Hills, in a Pierce Arrow car – Reg bought bottle of whisky to give me a good send off. Boat [S.S. Monterey] to leave at 10. Good crowd aboard, Pat O’Brien & wife, movie star.  Met Mabel & Fred [Thearle, friends from London], has she bought some lovely clothes. Had fox cape on, looking the goods. Several of the Moldavia passengers on board also. Stayed talking to Mabel until 11.30.

SS Monterey of the Matson Line
SS Monterey of the Matson Line

SS Monterey of the Matson Line

[Picture of the S.S. Monterey in Sydney Harbour]

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