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16,909 gross 1912 at Glasgow by Fairfield Shipbuilding & Eng. Co. Ltd. Canadian Pacific Line 570.1ft x 68.2ft 
 1912 Nov. 23, launched for transpacific serviceAtlantic Journey ID 5663
 1913 June 14, maiden voyage Liverpool - Suez Canal - Hong Kong - VancouverAtlantic Journey ID 5664
 1918 July 31, first of 3 voyages New York - LiverpoolAtlantic Journey ID 5665
 1942 Feb. 5, sunk by warplane off SingaporeAtlantic Journey ID 5666
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges

Empress of Asia - Canadian Pacific Line steamship, at Yokahoma
Empress of Asia - Canadian Pacific Line steamship, at Yokahoma
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