July 20 1933 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by A. V. R. Lovegrove, concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on July 20st, 1933. On the voyage the ship reported a smooth passage.  Few passengers were carried, being only 143 persons travelling in all classes.

A total of 2,500 tons of freight was brought from the Orient of which 266 tons were discharged at Victoria.  22 bags of airmail were left at Victoria for delivery to Seattle.

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Vancouver on July 20st, 1933.


J. E. Black

United States Vice-Consul at Hong Kong.

C. F. Bart

Cotton merchant of Galveston, Texas returning from a business trip.

M. Alvazoff

Prominent Vancouver businessman.

A. Rhoden

Prominent member of British steel industry, returning home from the Orient.

C. B. Evington

Assistant Naval Attache at the British Embassy at Tokyo, travelling to England.

Commander A. R. Thatcher

Of the British Embassy at Tokyo, travelling to England.

J. Sipser

Of Vancouver

A. H. Lumsdaine

Of Shanghai travelling to London.


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