April 8 1933 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by A. V. R. Lovegrove, began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on April 8th, 1933. 

Leaving Vancouver harbour the same day were two Japanese Navy training ships, the YAKUMA and IWATE.  The two vessels were sailing for San Francisco after having made a brief visit to British Columbia. 

A passenger list of 200 travelers in all classes was reported. 

Notable passengers embarking aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA on April 8th, 1933 at Vancouver and Victoria.


Lord Clive, The Earl of Powis

En route to Japan.

Walter Siegried

Of Chicago, associated with the tea industry.

John Siegried

Of San Francisco, associated with the tea industry.

Mr. and Mrs. James E. Peech

Associated with the steel industry in Sheffield, en route to Shanghai.

William A. Haven

Associated with the Arthur G. McKee Company, Cleveland.

Betty Crichton

Of Kelowna, British Columbia, en route to the Country Hospital in Shanghai.


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