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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 Antonia 119 December 3 1928
Cunard Line Alaunia Montreal (Summer)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton & Halifax (Winter)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton 552 July 9 1928
Anchor-Donaldson Line Athenia Montreal, Quebec (Summer)-Glasgow & St. John, N.B., Halifax (Winter)-Glasgow. 688 September 30 1928
Hamburg-American Line Thuringia 89 August 26 1928
Swedish American Line Stockholm New York, Halifax, Boston-Gothenburg 160 May 27 1928
North German Lloyd Karlsruhe New York, Boston-Bremen-Halifax 190 June 30 1928
Cunard Line Aurania Montreal (Summer)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton & Halifax (Winter)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton 476 September 17 1928
Baltic-America Line Lituania New York-Libau, Danzig-Halifax 285 April 12 1928
Scandinavian-American Line United States 125 October 27 1928

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