July 16 1925 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by L. D. Douglas, concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on July 17th, 1925.  A fast crossing of the Pacific from Yokohama was accomplished with Victoria being reached on July 16th, 1925 and Vancouver on the following morning.

A good passenger list consisting of 108 First Class and 81 Second Class passengers was reported. 

Cargo comprised 4,000 tons and included 3,000 bales of silk valued at over $3,000,000. 

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Victoria and Vancouver on July 16th, 1925.

H. Breuer

Of Hamburg, associated with Bollenhagen & Company,

G. Homewood

Of London, associated with the Rising Sun Petroleum Company at Kobe.

Father J. J. Deguire

Member of the Franciscan Mission in the Far East.

Father J. Lecompte

Member of the Franciscan Mission in the Far East.

C. M. Poole

Associated with Dodwell & Company.

G. H. Stacey

Of Reading, England, associated with the Hong Kong Shanghai Bank Corporation.

R. M. Theaker

Of Liverpool, associated with the Liverpool Salvage Association.

John Enson

Of Tallying, Chosen, a gold mining engineer returning from the Far East.

Alice Gwinn

Of Kyoto, associated with the Dosbsha Girls’ School, en route to the United States.


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