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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
Canadian Pacific Steamships Beaverbrae Quebec, Halifax-Bremerhaven 782 March 10 1949
Furness Line Nova Scotia 60 January 17 1949
Cunard White Star Limited Ascania 753 July 16 1949
Italian Line Vulcania New York, Halifax-Gibraltar, Naples, Genoa 202 January 30 1949
Cunard White Star Limited Scythia Montreal, Quebec, Halifax-Greenock, Liverpool, London, Southampton, Cherbourg, Havre, Cuxhaven 1488 April 12 1949
Canadian Pacific Steamships Empress of Canada 314 April 5 1949
Swedish American Line Gripsholm New York, Halifax-Copenhagen, Gothenburg 631 April 9 1949
Cunard Line Scythia 1501 January 24 1949
Cunard White Star Limited Aquitania Montreal, Quebec, Halifax-Greenock, Liverpool, London, Southampton, Cherbourg, Havre, Cuxhaven 1526 July 19 1949

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