May 17 1930 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by L. D. Douglas, concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on May17th, 1930.  A fair passage with some fog while approaching Vancouver Island was reported.  Cargo comprised 2,714 tons of Chinese and Japanese products, 969 bales of raw silk and 117 cases of manufactured silk goods.

The ship reported 124 First Class, 62 Second Class, 35 Third Class and 392 Steerage passengers.

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Victoria and Vancouver on May17th, 1930.


Robert Adair

Of Montreal, returning from Tokyo.

Sir Victor Sassoon

Prominent Shanghai financier

P. Tester

Chairman of the Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce.

William Turner

Managing Director of Reuters in Shanghai, en route to London.

Bishop T. A. Scott

Of Shantung, North China en route to London.

Hon. C. A. Chubb

Of London, completing a world trip.

Philip Bealby Reckitt

Director of Reckitt & Sons, Hull and London, returning to Hull after a trip to the Orient.


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