August 29 1931 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by A. V. R. Lovegrove, began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on August 29th, 1931. 

The ship carried a passenger list of 420 with 50 First Class, 70 Second Class and 300 Steerage.  

Notable passengers embarking aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA on August 29th, 1931 at Vancouver and Victoria.


Dr. L. Rajchman

Associated with the Health Section of the League Of Nations.

Reverend Canon B. H. Streeter

Canon of Hereford Cathedral en route to Shanghai.

Viscount Kato


Kirokuro Okura


J. F. M. Bland

Associated with the Rising Sun Petroleum Company, Yokohama.

Reverend and Mrs. John Macneill

Of Hamilton, the former associated with McMaster University and the Baptist World Alliance.

Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Shook

Associated with the Manufacturers’ Life Assurance Company, Singapore.

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