February 25 1939 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by George Goold, concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on February 25th, 1939.  On the voyage the ship reported usual winter weather.  While in Hong Kong the ship underwent an overhaul. A small passenger list was reported and the ship discharged a general cargo and mail.

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Vancouver on February 25th, 1939.

G. J. Freakes

A cable engineer travelling from Saigon to Bamfield.

Lieutenant-Commander H. Caddy

Royal Navy, proceeding from Hong Kong to North Devon, England.

Lieutenant G. N. Beamont

Royal Navy HMS EAGLE, proceeding from Hong Kong to England.

Mrs. Grace McIntosh

Travelling from Manila to Rhode Island.

Mrs. P. Wallis and children

Proceeding to Vancouver.

William O’Neill

Reuters representative at Hong Kong en route to England

J. Halkett

Of Standard Vacuum Oil Company travelling to Scotland.

H. M. Booth

Managing Director of Cassidy’s Limited, Montreal, returning after a business trip to the Orient.

W. J. Riddell

Cassidy’s Limited, Toronto, returning after a business trip to Japan.

L. Brosilow

Returning to Chicago from a business trip to Japan and China.

D. E. Hughes

Royal Air Force Flying Officer en route from service in Hong Kong to Plymouth base in England.

Rev. Father B. Bitter

Of Sofia University, Tokyo en route to the United States.


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