August 11 1927 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on August 11th, 1927.  A capacity cargo and a passenger list of 431 were reported with 89 First Class, 71 Second Class, 11 Third Class, and 260 Steerage.

The cargo included Canadian butter, Alberta beef and a large automobile consignment for Japan.

Kenneth Corbould, a member of the New Westminster Sea Cadet Corps, joined the ship as Bridge Boy.

Six deportees from the United States were transported from Seattle to Victoria and placed aboard for return to the Orient.

Notable passengers embarking aboard the EMPRESS OF ASIA August 11th, 1927 at Vancouver and Victoria.


Judge S. Del Rosario Of Manila
Mrs. George W. Steele  
Mr. and Mrs. Hampden Beaumont Of Melbourne, Australia
Mrs. Hayman Jones Of London, en route to Tientsin
D. R. Hill En route to Yokohama on an around the world tour by motorcycle.
Major E. J. Groves Of London, UK.
J. Rosenthal Merchant in the Orient.


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