February 6 1927 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by L. D. Douglas,, began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on February 6th, 1927.  A capacity cargo and a passenger list of 302 was reported.  The cargo included cotton, flour, beef, and mutton.

The ship was a day late in sailing for the Far East having had to await the arrival by rail of passengers and mail from the Canadian Pacific liner MONTROSE.  The MONTROSE had reached Saint John on February 1st, 1937.

Notable passengers embarking aboard the EMPRESS OF ASIA February 6th, 1927 at Vancouver and Victoria.


Saint Nihal Singh

Indian journalist and author.

Honourable Din Hain

Of Peking, special Commissioner of the Department of Education.

L. L. Garshevich

Of Dodwell & Co.

Mrs. L. B. Cumming

Of Washington, D.C.

Mrs. H. N. Brock

Associated with the University of British Columbia.

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