November 12 1923 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by L. D. Douglas, concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on November 12th, 1923. 

On this voyage the ship visited the earthquake ravaged city of Yokohama.

A light passenger list of 285 was reported with 49 First Class, 70 Second Class and 166 Third Class.

The EMPRESS OF ASIA brought in the first large shipment of Japanese oranges for this season. Sixty ton of cargo was landed at Victoria and consisted mainly of Japanese oranges.  Also at Victoria, 350 bags of mail were landed; most of which are destined for the United States.

Notable passengers arriving aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA November 12th, 1923 at Vancouver and Victoria.

Elmer S. Knight

Of Victoria, returning from Hong Kong.

Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Scanien

Of New York.

E. Schweninger

Of Monterey, California.

Mrs. C. Crow

Of San Francisco.

Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Fleisher

Of Tokyo.

Simone Fleisher

Of Tokyo.

E. E. Parsons

Of Shanghai.

Margaret Usher

En route to England.

Mr. and Mrs, Katsumi Ikeda

Of Seattle.

Mrs. E. Archer

Of Shanghai.

John T. Maynard

Of Chilliwack, British Columbia.

Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Adams

Of Colorado.

Captain Hjalmar Anderson

Of Seattle.

E. Appel

Of Portland, Oregon.

Philip M. Covey

Of Seattle.

Fred Knauf

Of the U.S. Marine Corps, en route to Mare Island Naval Yard in California.

Otojiro Kodzuki

Of Sidney, B.C. returning from a trip to Japan.

John Singh

Of Victoria, en route from India.

H. S. Kirkland

Of Vancouver, returning from Japan.

Major and Mrs. E. P. Brown

Of Toronto.


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