July 12 1937 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by G. Goold, concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on July 12th, 1937. On the voyage the ship reported a smooth passage with considerable fog being encountered off the Vancouver Island coast and in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.  On the crossing the ship carried a fair list of passengers, cargo mail.

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Vancouver on July 12th, 1937.


Hon. Randolph Bruce

Canadian minister to Japan returning to Canada on holiday.

A. Brennecke

Agent for the Roechling Steel works, Wetzier, Germany, returning home from a business trip to Japan

W. A. Carrington

Ewo Cotton Mills, Shanghai.

Mrs. W. C. Cassels

Of Shanghai travelling to England.

H. Atlas

Of New York, completing a round trip to Manila

Capt. H. L. Foster

Of London, returning from delivering the SS MARIOKA to Osaka.

A. J. T. Hailey

China Navigation Company, Vancouver.

G. N. Hallett

Yokohama representative of the Standard Vacuum Oil Company, en route to Europe.

W. R. Hamme

Principal of Damaguete High School, P.I., on leave.

E. R. Harmer


A. V. Harmer


Colonel the Hon. R. M. Preston

London business executive returning home after a tour to the Orient.

C. T. Hil

London business executive returning home after a tour to the Orient.

B. H. van Ketel

Manager of the Netherlands Indian Commercial Bank, Kobe,

A. Pont Maclaine

Assistant Director of Amsterdamsche Mij van Levensver Zehering, Surabaya, bound for Holland.

M. E. Merriman

Manager of the American Express Company, Singapore, en route to the United States on vacation.

Rev. T. R. Morton

Of Irish Presbyterian Mission, Hsinmin, Manchuria, on furlough.

M. Kravchenko

Russian priest of the Orthodox Church travelling from Harbin, Manchuria.  He joined the ship at Shanghai and left at Victoria proceeding to Portland, Oregon where he will lead a Church.


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