November 5 1913 - Notable Passengers
The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by Samuel Robinson, began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on November 5th, 1913. The ship reported a large passenger list with about 100 Saloon and approximately 1,000 Steerage. Most of the Steerage passengers were Chinese returning to the Far East for New Years.
Cargo amounted to some 3,000 tons consisting of wheat, flour, salmon, cigarettes and tobacco.
The refrigeration unit held 373 bags of thigh bones.No passenger information is available for this crossing.
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