March 2 1935 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by A. V. R. Lovegrove concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on March 2nd, 1935. On the voyage from Japan the ship experienced stormy weather. On this voyage the ship carried a small list of passengers, general cargo that included silk and mail.  Some passengers disembarked at Victoria to proceed to American destinations.  Some mail and silk were also disembarked at Victoria for transshipment south to the United States.  Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Vancouver on March 2nd, 1935.


L. W. Hide

Of the Shanghai Municipal Council travelling to London.

R. P. John

Of the Asiatic Petroleum Company, Shanghai, proceeding to London.

E. S. Harrison

Shanghai resident proceeding to London.

D. S. S. Douglas

Manager of the National City Bank of New York, en route to new York.

W. J. Wilcoxson

Singapore Improvement Trust and Member of the Legislative Assembly proceeding to England.

H. W. Salkeld

From Sydney, on a world tour.

J. C. Henderson

From London, on a world tour.

E. M. Day


E. Lewis


H. E. Gibson


S. Goldberg


James Levin


E. Moreau


George C. Sprague


N. W. Watson


Father L. T. H. Ermond

Of Montreal returning to Canada after 10 years missionary work in China.  Father Ermondís original trip to the Orient was also on the EMPRESS OF ASIA, having embarked at Victoria.


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