February 25 1928 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by L. D. Douglas, began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on February 25th, 1928.  The ship carried nearly 350 passengers and 3,000 tons of cargo for various ports in the Far East.  The cargo included automobiles, tires, ammonia, apples, lead, cigarettes, canned milk and dried seaweed. 

Notable passengers embarking aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA on February 25th, 1928 at Vancouver and Victoria.


Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Archibald

Former is mine manger at the Consolidated Mining Company at Rossland, Canada, en route to the far East.

Mrs. Frederick L. Chapin

Of Washington D. C. en route to Peking

R. J. Marriott

Manager of the Western Canada Flour Mills at Calgary, Canada, en route to Hong Kong.

A. S. Ramsey

Of James Ramsey Limited, Edmonton, Canada, en route to Kobe.

Harvey Sangster

Overseas manager of the Ariel Works Limited of Birmingham England en route to Japan

W. F. K. Telfer

Member of Butterfield & Swire, shipping agents, en route to Hong Kong

W. B. Woods

Of Toronto, Gordon, Mackay & Company, en route to Japan.

J. D. Woods

Of Toronto, Gordon, Mackay & Company, en route to Japan.

V. L. Bourigin


Mrs. J. F. Downing


Jessie Downing


Charles Goldrei


Lionel Maltby


Mr. and Mrs. Nordegg


John W. Plattner


Mr. and Mrs. J. Sagan


Dr. Miyake


Reverend Martin Boniface


Dr. M. P. Young



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