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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 ascending
Cunard White Star Limited Aquitania 1460 January 17 1949
Canadian Pacific Steamships Empress of Canada Montreal, Saint John, Halifax-Liverpool 665 September 6 1949
Cunard White Star Limited Ascania 762 April 24 1949
Gdynia-America Line Batory New York, Halifax-Southampton, Copenhagen, Gdynia October 12 1949
Cunard White Star Limited Ascania Montreal, Quebec, Halifax-Greenock, Liverpool, London, Southampton, Cherbourg, Havre, Cuxhaven 695 February 4 1949
General Stuart Heintzelman 300 September 7 1949
Italian Line Vulcania New York, Halifax-Gibraltar, Naples, Genoa 362 July 17 1949
Cunard Line Scythia 1561 August 29 1949
Italian Line Saturnia 243 April 24 1949

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