November 3 1934 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by A. V. R. Lovegrove, began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on November 3rd, 1934.  The ship carried 250 passengers in all classes and a heavy cargo.  

It was noted that a large number of passengers were travelling Third Class; likely travelers en route to the Far East for New Year’s festivities.

 Notable passengers embarking aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA on November 3rd, 1934 at Vancouver and Victoria.

Dr. J. B. Grant

Vice President of the Rockefeller Foundation I Japan.

Madeline Purdon

Of Vancouver, en route to Yokohama.

Gladys Smedley

Of Williams Lake, British Columbia, en route to Japan.

H. J. Jones

Associated with the Asea Electric Company, Manila.


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