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Port of Kobe Passenger Lists

Kobe, Japan Passenger Lists

In many respects the most charming city in the whole of Japan, Kobe, the third largest City in the Empire of Japan, has today a population of over 658,000. Its foreign trade exceeds that of any other place in the empire.

Kobe faces south and owes much of its popularity to the dryness and purity of its air; for it is the healthiest city in Japan. It is, too, conveniently situated as a centre for excursions to many places of supreme interest, for instance, to the famous Inland Sea, Kyoto, Lake Biwa, etc.

Previous to its being opened, in 1863, to foreign trade, Kobe was little more than a suburb of Hyogo; but its advance since then has been extraordinary, and it now stands in the first rank among the great ports of the East. For the city of Osaka, a manufacturing centre, it is the natural outlet, and between the two is to be found a large and representative body of the Japanese manufacturing industry.

The central position of Kobe is responsible for its rapid growth. By rail it is less than an hour's journey from Osaka, three hours from Kyoto, 10 hours from Tokyo and Yokohama and Moji, 14 hours from Nagasaki. By steamer it is in easy touch with the entire world. [1]

Digitized Ships Lists for the Port of Kobe

Front Cover - 1934-09-18 Passenger Manifest - S.S. President Jackson

1934-09-18 Ships List from the S.S. President Jackson

  • Steamship Line: American Mail Line
  • Steamship: S.S. President Jackson
  • Class of Passengers: Not Stated
  • Date of Departure: 18 September 1934
  • Route: Kobe to Seattle via Yokohama
  • Commander: Captain M. M. Jensen, U.S.N.R

[1] Official Guide to World Ports, 11th Edition, 1923. Page 95

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