November 10 1924 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on November 10th, 1924. 

The ship left Yokohama on November 1st and soon encountered severe weather that last through much of the crossing.  At one point storm conditions were so bad that the ship was forced to heave to for 5 hours.

Due to the bad weather the arrival at Victoria was 12 hours behind schedule.

A cargo of approximately 3,500 tons was reported.  Included were 4,750 bales of raw silk valued at nearly $7,000,000.00. 

Forty bags of mail and a small consignment of cargo were discharged at Victoria.  Most of this mail was transshipped to Seattle.

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Victoria and Vancouver on November 10th, 1924.


Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Mitchell

Associated with the Albert Advertising Agency of New York returning from a tour of the Far East.

Dr. C. Bennett

Government Quarantine Health Officer at Woosung.

Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Kerr

Returning to Scotland after making a round trip to the Far East aboard the EMPRESS OF ASIA.

C. J. Nahas

Of Shanghai.

J. B. Reis

An American merchant reported to be making his 27th crossing of the Pacific as a passenger of Canadian pacific Steamships.

G. R. Gregg

Associated with G. R. Gregg & Co. of Toronto.

J. Downs

A textile engineer en route to Montreal.

S. E. Lucas

Of the Standard Oil Company in Kobe, en route to New York.

J. W. Allen

Of Seattle.

Anna Herzog

Associated with Illies & Co, in Kobe, en route to Hamburg.


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