December 24 1938 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by George Goold, began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on December 24th 1938. 

A small passenger list was reported.

Passengers included a party of eight who had been members of the University Of Washington Huskies basketball team.  The eight were travelling to Manila and to Japan for a series of games.

Notable passengers embarking aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA on December 24th 1938 at Vancouver and Victoria.


Mr. and Mrs. Sam Fraser

Former being an official with the Columbian Rope Company, Auburn, New York.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Morehead

Former being an official of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio.

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