Updates

September 12, 2014

-Updated Casualties page with Trooper John HODGSON, and two photographs.

 

June 6, 2014

-Updated 1941 Suez page with details of the Halifax pickup of Canadian troops.

-Added two images of the menu served to the Canadian troops on teh 1941 Suez page.

November 25, 2012

-Added the names to 1941 Suez page: Connell, H.A., Lane, L.R., and Thomas, R.D.

-Added casualties to the World War 1 page: Smith, Alexander; Wong, Wong; Ip Yee; and Lung Sack.

-Added tombstone photos for Ip Yee and Lung Sack (linked from the World War 1 page)

October 21, 2011

-Corrected date on World War I page from July 2nd to July 9th, 1914.

-Added Warrant Officer Class II Ewan Kennedy McKerchar to the World War II casualties page.

-Added watermarks to empressofasia.com images.

July 30th, 2010

-Replaced the two photographs on main page from BC Archives with original photos.

-Fixed various spelling and gramatical errors.

March 9th, 2010

-Added three more photographs to the photos kindly provided by Drew Waveryn

-Added an original photo of the Empress of Asia to the WWI page.

-Added details and photo of grave of James Joseph Towers. See CASUALTIES page.

-Added photograph to the Notable Events page: January 11, 1926 – Collision

August 11, 2009

-Added Captain Samuel Robinson to the Notable Crew page

-Added another casualty to the World War II Casualties page.

-Updated Links page.

July 17, 2008

-Added to Photo Gallery Page: Added a new page dedicated to photos provided by Drew Waveryn

-Added sub-page to Singapore page - New page titled Escape from Singapore

May 19, 2008

-Added to Casualties Page: Added a link and details to Douglas Richard ELWORTHY

April 4, 2008

-Added to Casualties Page:    Added military casualties.

September 9, 2007

-Added Notable Event:  1937, The loss of the PRESIDENT HOOVER

-Added a NEW page under "World War I" on the Chinese Labour Corps.

August 30, 2007

-Changed the Notable Passenger Arrival of April 13, 1932 to April 11, 1932.

-Added a Vancouver Sun picture under the Asia Land Settlement Committee sub-page of the WWI page.

August 27, 2007

-Added link to "Singapore Evacuation 1942" on the LINKS page.

March 1, 2007

-Added Notable Event: 1920, First Motion Pictures

-Fixed various spelling/grammar errors.

January 7, 2007

-Added Notable Events: 1919, Asia Land Settlement Committee - February 23, 1924, Collision - 

August 10, 1924, Collision - November 12, 1931, HMS Petersfeild.

-Added a new sub-page to the World War I page. The Asia Land Settlement Committee.

December 27, 2006

-Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

-Updated the list of repatriated soldiers returning to Vancouver after World War I

-Updated the formatting for the list of repatriated soldiers returning to Victoria after World War I

November 27, 2006

-Added Notable Events: October 2, 1919 - Collision AND October 5, 1922 - Collision

October 16, 2006

ALL (307) NOTABLE PASSENGER PAGES COMPLETED!

Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: December 10, 1917 - August 16, 1920 - October 11, 1920

- September 25, 1922 - July 12, 1926 - October 12, 1931 - December 1, 1939

Added Notable Passenger Departures: August 30, 1917 - May 7, 1920 - June 5, 1924 - July 31, 1924 

- May 27, 1926 - April 9, 1927 - May 9, August 29, October 24, 1931 - October 8, December 3, 1932

- January 28, 1933 - May 29, July 23, 1937 - October 18, December 16, 1939.

October 14, 2006

Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: October 15, 1917 - May 26, 1924 

- April 13, June 3, July 29, September 23, November 18, 1940 - January 10, 1941.

Added Notable Passenger Departures: October 25, 1917 - February 27, 1919 - April 28, 1921 - August 10, 1922 - April 23, 1932 

- April 8, 1933 - February 10, April 20, June 15, August 10, October 5, November 27, 1940.

September 17, 2006

Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: August 20, 1917 - March 4, 1918 - March 31, 1924 - March 23, 1925

 - September 9, 1925 - May 17, 1926 - June 27, 1938.

Added Notable Passenger Departures: July 6, 1917 - October 21, 1920 - April 10, 1924 - April 3, 1926

 - September 16, 1926 - October 13, 1927 - December 1, 1928 - June 13, 1929 - July 30, 1933

- November 3, 1934 - May 4, 1935 - June 24, 1939.

August 6, 2006

-Added Notable Event: The Rescue of Lim Cheong Hee

Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: July 1, 1916 -  June 5, 1922 - November 12, 1923 - January 28, 1924 - July 16, 1925

- November 2, 1925 - April 28, 1931 - June 22, 1931 - August 22, 1938 - October 17, 1938.

Added Notable Passenger Departures: December 20, 1917 - March 14, 1918 - July 1, 1920 - August 26, 1918

- April 20, 1922 - June 15, 1922 - September 25, 1924 - May 28, 1925 - July 23, 1925 - September 17, 1925 - November 12, 1925

- April 20, 1929 - April 18, 1936 - November 28, 1936 - September 3, 1938 - October 29, 1938.

July 21, 2006

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: May 2, 1919 - February 10, 1921 - June 3, 1933.

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: January 31, 1921 - July 31, 1922 - February 12, 1923.

July 4, 2006

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: February 19, 1920 - November 30, 1922 - February 22, 1923

 - November 29, 1923 - November 20, 1924 - April 3, 1925.

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: September 15, 1924 - November 10, 1924 - May 18, 1925.

June 18, 2006

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: December 19 1931.

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: February 9, 1920 - December 7, 1931 - December 27, 1937.

May14, 2006

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: August 26, 1916 - June 25, 1917 - May 27, 1927.

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: September 7, 1916 - February 6, 1927 - September 23, 1933 - May 19, 1934.

April 28, 2006

-Updated the background picture for a new look! Hope you like it!

April 22, 2006

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: February 7, 1924 - February 22, 1936 - April 3, 1937 - July 9 1938.

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: July 20, 1924 - November 1, 1937.

March 5, 2006

-Added link to "Farewell to the China Boats" on the LINKS page.

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: April 14, 1919 - November 22, 1922 - September 6, 1930 - April 3, 1933.

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: May 14, 1917 - December 25, 1919 - July 22, 1926 - October 19, 1935 

- December 14, 1935 - September 18, 1937 - May 14, 1938 - December 24, 1938.

February 12, 2006

-Added ten new photos to the Photo Gallery.

January 20, 2006

-Added Crew List: September 1 1934/March 2 1935.

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: October 22, 1916 - November 28, 1921 - September 6, 1926.

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: July 13, 1916 - November 13, 1937.

January 4, 2006

-Added pictures to the Walter Oliver Notable Crew Page

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: Oct 3, 1921 - April 9, 1922 - April 9, 1923 - June 4, 1923 - 

July 30, 1923 - September 22, 1923 - March 22 1926.

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: September 4, 1919 - October 30, 1919 - December 16, 1920 - August 18, 1921 - 

December 8, 1921 - October 5, 1922 - April 19, 1923 - June 15, 1923 - August 9, 1923 - October 4, 1923.

December 1, 2005

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: December 18, 1916 - October 20, 1919 - December 15, 1919.

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: December 29, 1921.

November 21, 2005

-Updated Notable Crew Page: Walter Oliver

November 12, 2005

-Added pictures to the John Drummond Notable Crew page.

November 11, 2005

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: May 6, 1914 - July 1, 1914.

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: May 14, 1914 - July 9, 1914 - May 19, 1916 - November 2, 1914.

November 3, 2005

-Upon new research, July 2nd was changed to July 9th on the World War I page.

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: March 4, 1914.

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: March 20, 1914.

October 27, 2005

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: October 25, 1913 - December 21, 1913 - November 1, 1926.

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: November 5, 1913 - January 3, 1914 - November 12, 1926.

October 21, 2005

-Made three minor date changes in the Notable Passengers section.

-Adjusted 'typical round trip' length in the Engine Room page.

October 7, 2005

- Added Notable Crew: John Drummond, and Walter Oliver

October 2, 2005

-Added new button & page "Notable Crew."

September 24, 2005

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: January 23rd, 1922  - January 24th, 1927.

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: August 22nd 1935 - February 2nd, 1922.

-Added Notable Event: Hankow, 1926-1927.

September 15, 2005

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: June 29th, 1919 - August 25th, 1919 - August 17th, 1931 - 

June 21st, 1935 - June 16th, 1939 - February 2nd, 1940.

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: June 11th, 1919 - May 29th, 1930.

-Updated Notable Passenger Arrival of March 7th, 1931

September 3, 2005

-Added two pictures to the Photo Gallery page.

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: December 6th, 1920 - August 7th, 1939.

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: June 23, 1921 - August 19, 1939.

August 22, 2005

-Added Notable Event: June 12, 1921

-Added Notable Passenger Arrivals: June 12th, 1921 - January 4th, 1930 - April 26th, 1935.

-Added Notable Passenger Departures: October 13th, 1921 - January 11th, 1930 - June 29th, 1935.

August 9, 2005

-Created a new Photo Gallery page!

August 6, 2005

-Altered links frame with new graphics

- Created Updates Page

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