RMS Empress of India (1890), in Dock No. 1, the Hongkong and Whampoa Dock Company Ltd., Hong Kong

RMS Empress of India (1890), in Dock No. 1, the Hongkong and Whampoa Dock Company Ltd., Hong Kong

Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Hu01-281. The ‘Empress of India’ was a Canadian Pacific steamship, built by Naval Construction & Armament Company of Barrow-in-Furness and launched in 1890. Her regular transpacific service was Vancouver to Hong Kong, until 1914. Later renamed ‘Loyalty’, she was scrapped in 1929.

Caption in album or on mount

Empress of India in dock Hong Kong

Location

Hong Kong

Estimated Date

1901

Material

Paper

Media

Black and white photograph