January 19 1937 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by George Goold, began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on January 19th, 1937.  On this voyage the ship would stop at Hawaii before reaching Yokohama. A passenger list of 500 was reported.  At Victoria the ship loaded passengers, 1,000 bags of mail and some general cargo.

Notable passengers embarking aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA on January 19th, 1937at Vancouver and Victoria.


Mrs. P. Kopf

Boarded at Victoria en route to Yokohama.

Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Cameron

Residents of Yokohama.

H. E. Clarke

En route to Honolulu.

Dr. and Mrs. C. Braley

Of North Carolina, travelling to Hawaii.

A. L. B. Alexander

Of Victoria, proceeding to Hong Kong.

Captain E. Aikman

General Superintendent of the Canadian Pacific Steamships at Vancouver, en route to the Orient on an annual inspection.

A. K. Doull

Commercial Attache of the Canadian Legation at Tokyo.

W. A. Blair

Of London, Canadian Pacific naval architect on a visit to the Far East.

D. Dorward

Pacific Coast representative of the Philippine Refining Company, Manila.

Arthur N. Young

Financial Advisor to the Chinese Nationalist government, Nanking.

J. Walter Doyle

Customs, Honolulu.

Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Conran

Of Seattle.

Harry Hussey

Shanghai Merchant.

Rear Admiral George J. Meyers

United States Navy.

Dr. Mann


Dr. Williams

Of the National Geographic Magazine.


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