May 3 1914 - Notable Passengers
The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by Samuel Robinson, concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on May 3rd, 1914. On the voyage the ship reported heavy easterly gales for two days in the Pacific, and also some fog was encountered.
On this voyage the EMPRESS OF ASIA accomplished a record crossing traveling the distance from Yokohama to race Rocks in 9 days 2 hours 44 minutes at an average speed of 19.19 knots.
The ship reported 190 passengers in
first-class quarters and about 700 in steerage.
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