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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 Year
Hamburg-American Line Thuringia New York, Boston-Hamburg, Cobh, Southampton, Cherbourg, Boulogne S/M-Halifax 40 December 30 1928
Cunard Line Andania Montreal (Summer)-Liverpool & Halifax (Winter)-Liverpool 732 May 7 1928
Chartered by the XV Olympiad Helsinki 1952 Organizing Committee Antonia Montreal (Summer)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton & Halifax (Winter)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton January 10 1928
White Star Line Canadian Service Megantic Montreal, Quebec (Summer)-Southampton, Havre, London & Halifax (Winter)-Southampton, Havre, London 283 May 28 1928
Anchor-Donaldson Line Athenia Montreal, Quebec (Summer)-Glasgow & St. John, N.B., Halifax (Winter)-Glasgow. 667 May 14 1928
Swedish American Line Stockholm New York, Halifax, Boston-Gothenburg 160 May 27 1928
Red Star Line Pennland New York-Antwerp-Halifax 298 August 4 1928
Holland-America Line Rijndam New York-Rotterdam, Boulogne Sub-mer, Southampton-Halifax 339 April 6 1928
Cunard Line Antonia Montreal (Summer)-Liverpool & Halifax (Winter)-Liverpool 783 July 16 1928

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