August 19 1939 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by George Goold, began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on August 19th, 1939.  The ship carried a fair passenger list, cargo and mail.  

Notable passengers embarking aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA on August 19th, 1939 at Vancouver and Victoria.


C. Ettele

Standard Oil Company official, en route to Yokohama.

Mrs. Z. Y. Loh

En route to China from the Chinese Consul at Portland.

J. J. Russell

Sales Manager of the United States Playing Card Co.

Dr. Grace K. Martin

Of Pittsburgh, en route to Shanghai.

Baroness Martha-Marie von Steiner

En route to Kobe.

Dr. N. Ale Sungursav

Turkish press representative at the New York World’s Fair, returning to Turkey.

J. H. Green

En route to Shanghai Manager for Thomas Cook and Son.

L. L. Lawler

En route to Singapore, General Agent of the Canadian national Railways.

J. A. Graham

Travelling to the Far East on missionary assignment.

Hallet Abend

En route to Shanghai, representative of the New York Times in the Far East.


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