November 1 1930 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by L. D. Douglas concluded a Pacific crossing upon reaching Vancouver on November 1st, 1930.  Excellent weather was experienced throughout the voyage.  The ship carried a very light passenger list of 203 persons with 20 First Class, 11 Second Class, 16 Third Class and 203 Steerage. 

Cargo consisted of 1,025 tons of general merchandise and 241 bags of mail. 

Notable passengers aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA arriving at Victoria and Vancouver on November 1st, 1930.


Efrem Zimbalest

Of New York, prominent violinist returning home after engagements in the Far East.

Harry K. Kaufman

Piano accompanist  of Efrem Zimbalest

J. A. Suermondt

Partner in Wallenstein, Krause & Company, Batavia, en route to Europe.

H. G. Beck

Chairman of Pitman & Deanne Ltd., London, en route home after a trip to Japan.

Ruth Van Valey

Prominent and leader of the Ruth Van Valey theatrical troupe en route home to Washington State after a trip to the Orient.

Dr. Cottin and Mrs.

Of Paris, on a world tour.


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