January 4 1930 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by A. J. Hailey, concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on January 4th, 1930.  The ship experienced storm conditions since leaving Yokohama and arrival at Victoria was subsequently delayed. 

At Victoria a 100 tons of cargo was discharged.  

At Vancouver 280 tons of raw silk was discharged that required a special train of 8 cars to transport to the East Coast.  

A considerable amount of cargo was discharged for the intercoastal trade to be transshipped to New York, Boston and Eastern Canada.

The ship reported 30 First Class, 34 Second Class, 30 Third Class and 147 Steerage passengers.

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Victoria and Vancouver on January 4th, 1930.


Professor G. M. Wrong

Of Toronto University returning from the Institute of Pacific Relations conference at Kyoto.

G. P. Paton

British Consul at Formosa.

C. A. Davies

Of the Japan Advertiser, en route to New York.

S. Ishii

Of Shidzuoka, a tea merchant.

D. J. MacKenzie

Of Shidzuoka.

G. Martin

Of Toronto, lawyer.

H. F. N. Lay

Chinese Representative of the League of nations at Geneva.

D. W. F. Paul

Rising Sun Petroleum Company, Yokohama.

W. L. Gerrard

Shanghai merchant.


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