July 31 1922 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by L. D. Douglas, concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on July 31st, 1922. 

The ship accomplished a fast crossing of the Pacific Ocean requiring only 9 days and 3 hours to cover the distance from Yokohama to the Quarantine Station at Vancouver Island.

The Passenger list included 150 Saloon Class and 100 Cabin Class and a large number of Steerage passengers. 

W. G. King, a moving picture operator, was a passenger on this voyage returning to Montreal from Japan.  He had visited Japan to obtain material for films that were to be shown on the Canadian Pacific passenger ships.  The films were to be released through the Associated Screen news.

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Victoria and Vancouver on July 31st, 1922.


Sir Curtis G. Ashdown

A Director of C. G. Ashdown & Co., London.

Bishop F. R. Graves

Of Shanghai.

Mr. and Mrs. W. Van Rooyen

Of Kobe travelling to Canada.

U. F. Burell

Of Messrs. A. R. Brown & Co., Glasgow.

Mrs. W. P. Kerr

Associated with the British Consulate at Tientsin.

Mr. and Mrs. W. D. McCallum

Associated with the Sun Life Assurance Company at Shanghai.

Mrs. J. H. Morris

Associated with the Canadian Pacific Office at Seoul.

W. G. King

A moving picture operator returning to Montreal from Japan.


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