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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.

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