Passenger Lists: San Francisco 1800s


SS China

Arrive San Francisco

April 09, 1910
Captain Daniel Friele
From Hongkong 28 days, 4 hours, 12 minutes from Hongkong via Yokohama 17 days, 5 hours, 11 minutes, via Honolulu.

Passengers and merchandise to Pacific Mail steamship company.


It Passes Quarantine Early, but Has to Postpone Docking Until the Tide Suits

The Pacific Mall liner China, Captain Daniel Friele, arrived yesterday from the far east. Although the China was at anchor off the barge office at sunrise and had passed quarantine by 7 o'clock, it was nearly 10 o'clock before the tide would permit the liner to dock at pier 44. The China brought about 2,000 tons of freight, 116 cabin passengers, 26 second cabin, 183 Aslastics. Among the Asiastics were 89 Hindus.

Among the passengers from Honolulu was Major M. Meginnis of Montana, a veteran of theCivil War and for a number of years a member of the house of representatives from Montana. Another Honolulu passenger was Bishop E. H. Hughes. The bishop was accompanied by Rev. F. D. Bovard. Bishop Hughes expects to return to Honolulu next January to dedicate a new Methodist church.

Ad for the steamship China.

On the outward voyage of the China Nathan Davis, the steerage steward, died from natural causes and was buried at sea.

Between Yokohama and Honolulu the China encquntered heavy weather, but was favored with bright skies and smooth seas on the voyage from Honolulu to this port.


April 10, 1910, San Francisco Call, San Francisco, California

Arrival April 9, 1910

Arrival of the SS China, April 10, 1910.

Pacific Mail Line Ad.

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