RMS Empress of India served the Hong Kong – Shanghai – Nagasaki – Kobe – Yokohama – Vancouver route with accommodations for 770 passengers—50 first class, 150 second class and 400 steerage. In 1914 she was sold to the Maharajah of Gwalior and e-fitted as a hospital ship for Indian troops and renamed Loyalty in 1915.
Cornelius Van Horne, founder of Canadian Pacific Railways
In March 1919, she was sold to The Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd. Company in Bombay (now Mumbai). In February 1923, the ship was sold for scrapping at Bombay. In 1903, the Empress of India collided with and sank the Chinese cruiser Huang Tai.