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"The ship’s cat on the Empress was named Emmy. She was said to have been a loyal orange tabby who had never once missed a voyage. But shortly before the liner’s final voyage, the cat repeatedly tried to leave the ship before its departure on 28 May 1914. The crew could not coax her aboard and the Empress departed without her. It was reported that Emmy watched the ship sail away from Quebec City sitting on the roof of the shed at Pier 27, which would later become a place for the dead pulled…

" USS Flusser cat 'Wockle' on the capstan in Venice, Italy, Photo from US Naval Institute.

Frederick William Arthur Jay-Empress of Ireland 1914 age 10

Frederick Jay was traveling with his mother and four siblings for a visit to their home country of England.

First Class entrance on the Empress of Ireland.

First Class entrance on the Empress of Ireland. Love that there is stuff on The Empress.