March 27 1937 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by G. Goold, concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on March 27th, 1937. On the voyage the ship experienced stormy weather west of the Meridian that delayed arrival to Victoria be several hours.  On the crossing the ship carried passengers, cargo mail.

While berthed at Victoria the ship sounded her whistle in recognition of the PRINCESS PATRICIA, a retired Canadian Pacific ship that was being towed into the inner harbour destined for the breakers.

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Vancouver on March 27th, 1937.


H. Faulkner

Of Kailen Mining Administration, Chingwangtao, making a round trip to Europe

P. Marienthal

Returning to New York following a world tour.

A. Tcherepnine

Resident of New York returning after a trip to the Orient.

C. L. Tupper

Of Birmingham England, returning home.

E. A. Lane

Member of Japan Mission Service at Ashiya en route to England.

R. D. Howard

Member of Japan Mission Service at Osaka en route to England.

S. Heidelbach

Returning home to New York after a world tour.

Captain A. J. Holland

Marine Superintendent of Canadian Pacific Steamships, arriving from Hong Kong after a visit to participate in the annual overhaul of the Company’s ships.

R. R. Liddell

Engineer Superintendent of Canadian Pacific Steamships arriving from Hong Kong after participation in the annual inspection of the Company’s ships.


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