September 18 1930 - Notable Passengers

The EMPRESS OF ASIA, commanded by L. D. Douglas, began a Pacific crossing upon sailing from Vancouver on September 18th, 1930. 

Cargo measured 2,970 tons.

The ship carried a passenger list of 560 aboard with 70 First Class, 65 Second Class, 25 Third Class and 400 Steerage.

Notable passengers embarking aboard EMPRESS OF ASIA on September 18th, 1930 at Vancouver and Victoria.


H. J. Pratt

Chairman of Standard Oil of New Jersey, travelling to the Orient on business.

Dr. E. Sassoon

Shanghai financier.

Dr. R. Matsujima

Of Tokyo.

Beatrice Carter

Secretary of the Canadian Ministry at Tokyo.

Bishop J. B. Castanier

Of the North China Diocese

Bishop Feetham

Hong Kong.

Professor Robert Pollak


Reverend E. L. Souder


C. K. Marshall Martin

Returning to Yokohama, engineer involved in reconstruction of Yokohama from the 1923 earthquake.


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