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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

Total records: 13865
Shipping Company Ship Ports Passengers Month Day Yearsort descending
Cunard Line Alaunia 215 February 25 1928
White Star Line Canadian Service Regina Montreal, Quebec (Summer)-Liverpool, Glasgow, Belfast & Halifax (Winter)-Liverpool, Glasgow, Belfast December 15 1928
Scandinavian-American Line Frederik VIII New York-Scandinavian Ports-Halifax 431 August 4 1928
Holland-America Line Volendam New York-Rotterdam, Boulogne Sub-mer, Southampton-Halifax 329 August 9 1928
Anchor-Donaldson Line Letitia 409 October 14 1928
White Star Line Canadian Service Laurentic 70 September 22 1928
North German Lloyd Karlsruhe 93 November 29 1928
Swedish American Line Gripsholm 316 April 8 1928
Anchor-Donaldson Line Athenia Montreal, Quebec (Summer)-Glasgow & St. John, N.B., Halifax (Winter)-Glasgow. 1111 September 3 1928

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