October 22 1916 - Notable Passengers
The EMPRESS OF ASIA concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on October 22nd, 1916.
On this crossing the ship reported 146 Saloon Class, 62 Second Class and 310 Steerage passengers. Among the passengers was a group of American officials and Army personnel returning to the United States from the Philippines.
Forty American sailors who had sailed to the Orient as crewmembers on the ECUADOR were passengers on this voyage en route to San Francisco.
A heavy cargo of 5,432 tons was reported
including a silk consignment valued at over $2,500.000. Cargo
also included 5,000 cases of rubber from the Straits Settlements and a large
shipment of tea.
Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Vancouver on October 22nd, 1916.
En route to the Swedish Embassy at Washington, D.C,
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