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Ship Arrival Database

This is a schedule of passenger ships calling at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Please note, it is based on incomplete records. The source material for 1960 and 1962-1966 was damaged or missing. Some crossings, such as those chartered by refugee assistance organizations, may not be reflected.

This database search covers the years 1928 to 1971.

THERE ARE NO PASSENGER LISTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS DATABASE, THESE ARE ARRIVAL DATES ONLY.

To find out how to obtain information regarding people travelling on a ship please contact us.

Dates are based on scheduled arrival dates, so they are occasionally off by a day or two due to delays caused by circumstances such as weather.

If you have questions about the schedules or are looking for an arrival that doesn’t appear, please contact us.

Ship Arrivals Search

Shipping Company Ship Ports Passengers Month Day Yearsort descending
Scandinavian-American Line Oscar II New York-Scandinavian Ports-Halifax 50 September 1 1928
Holland-America Line Nieuw Amsterdam I New York-Rotterdam, Boulogne Sub-mer, Southampton-Halifax 159 September 26 1928
Cunard Line Aurania Montreal (Summer)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton & Halifax (Winter)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton 771 April 22 1928
Cunard Line Ascania Montreal (Summer)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton & Halifax (Winter)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton 109 January 6 1928
Anchor-Donaldson Line Athenia Montreal, Quebec (Summer)-Glasgow & St. John, N.B., Halifax (Winter)-Glasgow. 617 June 9 1928
White Star Line Canadian Service Megantic Montreal, Quebec (Summer)-Southampton, Havre, London & Halifax (Winter)-Southampton, Havre, London 900 August 19 1928
Swedish American Line Stockholm New York, Halifax, Boston-Gothenburg 78 January 16 1928
Cunard Line Aurania Montreal (Summer)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton & Halifax (Winter)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton March 28 1928
Cunard Line Ausonia Montreal (Summer)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton & Halifax (Winter)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton 425 July 16 1928

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