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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
Holland-America Line Nieuw Amsterdam I New York-Rotterdam, Boulogne Sub-mer, Southampton-Halifax 191 December 20 1928
Cunard Line Ausonia Montreal (Summer)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton & Halifax (Winter)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton 55 May 14 1928
North German Lloyd Yorck New York, Boston-Bremen-Halifax 236 May 19 1928
Cunard Line Alaunia Montreal (Summer)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton & Halifax (Winter)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton 812 September 3 1928
Red Star Line Lapland New York-Antwerp-Halifax 224 March 3 1928
Furness Line Newfoundland St. John's, N. F., Halifax-Liverpool 28 April 29 1928
Red Star Line Arabic New York-Antwerp-Halifax 66 October 14 1928
Hamburg-American Line Westphalia New York, Boston-Hamburg, Cobh, Southampton, Cherbourg, Boulogne S/M-Halifax 244 April 8 1928
Holland-America Line Volendam New York-Rotterdam, Boulogne Sub-mer, Southampton-Halifax 176 March 22 1928

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