February 19 1920 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on February 19th, 1920.

Twenty-three hundred members of the Chinese Labour Battalions were on board as passengers.  These individuals were returning to Tsingtau, China from wartime service in France via the Pacific Ocean. The ship also carried a full passenger list and a full cargo. 

Included as passengers was a party of American bankers led by T. W. Lamont, on an economic mission to the Far East.

Notable passengers embarking aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA on February 19th, 1920 at Vancouver and Victoria.

 

Thomas W. Lamont

Of J. P. Morgan.

Martin Egan

Of J. P. Morgan and formerly associated with the newspaper industry of British Columbia.  A member of T. W. Lamontís economic mission.

Jesse Lynch Williams

A member of T. W. Lamontís economic mission.

Jeremiah Smith

A member of T. W. Lamontís economic mission.

Dr. McCreery

A member of T. W. Lamontís economic mission.

R. W. Randolph

A member of T. W. Lamontís economic mission.

 

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