October 7 1935 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, under the command of Captain A. V. R. Lovegrove, concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on October 7th, 1935.  On the voyage the ship encountered heavy fog off the mouth of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.  The ship is described as bringing in a light list of passengers, heavy mails and a fair cargo. 

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Vancouver on October 7th, 1935.


L. C. M. Aubert

Norwegian Minister to Japan enroute to Norway.

W. Beaumann

Acting-Consul of Switzerland at San Francisco returning from a trip to the Orient.

S. P. Butterworth

Returning home to Glen Ridge, New Jersey after a visit to China and Japan.

Yee Long Chao

Of Canton, proceeding to the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Florence Davies

Staff writer for The Detroit News returning from a visit to the Orient.

G. M. Evans

Of the Asiatic-Petroleum Company on holiday from Shanghai.

Rev. Dr. McKay

Of London, Ontario, a prominent missionary delegate to Japan, returning home after a tour of Canadian Missions in Japan.

R. M. McKerrow

Prominent Singapore merchant travelling to England.

G. F. Renwick

Enroute to Southampton, Canadian Pacific at Yokohama.

Engineer-Commander R. N. Robinson

Of H.M.S. KENT, proceeding to England.

Y. C. Shand

Graduate of the School of Medicine, Philadelphia, enroute from Shanghai to attend the University of Pennsylvania

W. Siegfried

Director of Siegfried & Company, Chicago tea importers, returning from a visit to Shidzuoka, Japan

Yen-Chien Wang

Of Shanghai travelling to attend Cornell University at Ithaca, New York.

Chun-Hsieh Wang

Graduate of Teachers’ College of Winnetka, Ill.

John Goss

Prominent vocalist who will appear in concert in Canada and the USA.


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