January 11 1930 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by A. J. Hailey, began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on January 11th, 1930.

When arriving at Victoria, the EMPRESS OF ASIA was forced to use the pier at Ogden Point docks because the PRESIDENT GRANT and the SHIDZUOKA MARU occupied the regular berth at Rithet Piers.

On this voyage the ship made a scheduled stop at Honolulu.

The ship carried 151 First Class, 30 Second Class, 20 Third Class and 250 Steerage passengers.  At Honolulu 90 passengers would leave the ship.

Notable passengers embarking aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA on January 11th, 1930 at Vancouver and Victoria.


Dr. Peckrans

Of Geneva, a Swiss industrialist.

Mr. and Mrs. R. H. B. Ker

Of Victoria

Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Childs

Of New York, former being the President of Childs Manufacturing.

Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Ranous

Former being the General Superintendent of transportation of the Sault Railway.

Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Blake Wilson

Former being a Director of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Mullins

Former being a senior member of the Chartered bank of India.

Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Brewster

Former being a member of the Banff Transport Company.

H. B. Uteley

Vice-president of the International Harvester Company.

J. L. Barrett

Of New York.

Mrs, Swan Kerman

Of New York.

Mr. and Mrs. George Trorey

Former being a manager of Birks, on a world tour.

C. W. Kirk

Of the Kirk Coal Company of Vancouver.


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