June 4 1923 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on June 4th, 1923. 

Nine Hundred sacks of mail were discharged at Victoria and transported to Seattle by steamer.

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Victoria and Vancouver on June 4th, 1923.


J. K. Tweed

General Manager of the China Mutual Insurance Company, en route to England.

Marquis and Marchioness of Sligo

Disembarking at Victoria.

Mrs. Hugo Reiss

En route to Europe.

Captain W. M. McMurray

Retiring from 37 years service on the China coast.

E. S. Brockman

General Secretary of the international Committee of the Young Menís Christian Association and American missionary in China.

J. Johnstone

A partner in Jardine, Matheson & Company travelling to Europe.

Sir E. H. Vesty

En route to England.

A. J. Danelon

British scientist returning to England from the Far East.

C. Barraclough

A manager with Jardine, Matheson & Company.

Reverend T. Grogan

Australian clergyman en route to Ireland.

David Rees-Davies

Architect with the Hong Kong Hotel Company.

J. H. van Gennep Luhra

Managing Director of the Holland-Pacific Trading Company en route to the Netherlands.

H. Noyes

Founder and Manager of the Noyes Hospital in Canton.

S. D. Merkuloff

Former leader of the defeated Provisional Government in Vladisvostok, travelling from Japan to the United States.

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