June 22 1931 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by L. D. Douglas, concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on June 22nd, 1931.  The crossing was described as uneventful with smooth seas.

A good cargo was reported that included a valuable silk shipment. 

The ship reported a fair passenger list of 431 with 60 First Class, 41 Second Class and Steerage Class passengers.

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Victoria and Vancouver on June 22nd, 1931.


Mr. and Mrs. Ashcroft

Of Rhoss-on-Sea, England returning home on a world tour.

Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Fairhurst

Of Tacoma, returning from a visit to the Far East.

A. Lincoln Cooper

Of New York, associated with General Motors Corporation, returning from a trip to the Far East.

D. Grebstein

Of New York, returning from a business trip to China and Japan.

E. Brier

Associated with the Park-Davis Drug Company, Detroit, en route from a business tour of the Far East.

Idwin Herzig

Associated with Herzig & Hart of New York.

J. F. Malone

Associated with Cobb Tobacco Company, Richmond, returning from a business tour of the Far East.

Harry Lang

Associated with Herzig & Hart of New York.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lauder

Of Hong Kong, associated with the Union Insurance Company of Canton, en route to England.

Mrs. J.J. Jensen

Of Shanghai, en route to Vancouver.

B. G. Ryan

Of Kobe, passenger agent for the Canadian Pacific Railway Company travelling to Canada.

Mr. and Mrs. Barry

Of Mombassa, associated with the Standard Bank Of South Africa, en route to England.

Captain C. M. B. Hindered

Of Nairobi en route to England.

Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Slater

Of Tokyo, associated with W. H. Allen & Sons, Bedford, en route to England.

Mrs. H. M. Hito

Of Tokyo en route to Canada.

Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Butterfiedl

Former being a civil engineer with the Public Works Department, Kedah, Malaya.

T. F. Winmill

Of London, associated with the British American tobacco company, returning from a visit to the far East.

Henry B. Smith

Of Melbourne.

A. H. Rasmussen

Of Tientsin.


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