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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

Shipping Company Ship Ports Passengers Month Day Yearsort descending
Anchor-Donaldson Line Letitia Montreal, Quebec (Summer)-Glasgow & St. John, N.B., Halifax (Winter)-Glasgow. 1285 August 24 1928
Swedish American Line Gripsholm New York, Halifax, Boston-Gothenburg 237 August 5 1928
North German Lloyd Yorck Galveston-Bremen-Halifax 364 March 13 1928
Cunard Line Ascania Montreal (Summer)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton & Halifax (Winter)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton 272 November 20 1928
Baltic-America Line Estonia New York-Libau, Danzig-Halifax 434 April 27 1928
White Star Line Canadian Service Celtic Montreal, Quebec (Summer)-Liverpool, Glasgow, Belfast & Halifax (Winter)-Liverpool, Glasgow, Belfast 855 March 19 1928
Red Star Line Arabic New York-Antwerp-Halifax 191 May 26 1928
Furness Line Nova Scotia St. John's, N. F., Halifax-Liverpool 27 August 27 1928
Compagnie Generale Transatlantique (French Line) Chicago New York-Vigo, Bordeaux-Halifax 128 March 29 1928

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