Skip to the main content

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

Total records: 13865
Shipping Company Ship Ports Passengers Month Day Yearsort descending
Baltic-America Line Estonia New York-Libau, Danzig-Halifax 258 August 26 1928
Holland-America Line Rijndam 62 January 29 1928
Scandinavian-American Line Hellig Olav 117 June 16 1928
Anchor-Donaldson Line Cameronia 69 January 30 1928
White Star Line Canadian Service Calgaric Montreal, Quebec (Summer)-Liverpool, Glasgow, Belfast & Halifax (Winter)-Liverpool, Glasgow, Belfast 298 December 16 1928
Scandinavian-American Line United States New York-Scandinavian Ports-Halifax 163 August 17 1928
Holland-America Line Veendam New York-Rotterdam, Boulogne Sub-mer, Southampton-Halifax 99 August 16 1928
Scandinavian-American Line United States 169 July 14 1928
White Star Line Canadian Service Megantic 524 July 23 1928

Pages