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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
Cunard Line Antonia Montreal (Summer)-Liverpool & Halifax (Winter)-Liverpool 912 May 21 1928
Swedish American Line Drottningholm New York, Halifax, Boston-Gothenburg 119 September 15 1928
Anchor-Donaldson Line Letitia Montreal, Quebec (Summer)-Glasgow & St. John, N.B., Halifax (Winter)-Glasgow. 748 May 27 1928
Scandinavian-American Line United States New York-Scandinavian Ports-Halifax 51 January 22 1928
Holland-America Line Nieuw Amsterdam I New York-Rotterdam, Boulogne Sub-mer, Southampton-Halifax 72 May 17 1928
Cunard Line Ascania Montreal (Summer)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton & Halifax (Winter)-Plymouth, Cherbourg, London, Hamburg, Southampton 471 July 30 1928
Cunard Line Andania Montreal (Summer)-Liverpool & Halifax (Winter)-Liverpool 773 July 29 1928
Swedish American Line Gripsholm New York, Halifax, Boston-Gothenburg 99 November 24 1928
Anchor-Donaldson Line Athenia Montreal, Quebec (Summer)-Glasgow & St. John, N.B., Halifax (Winter)-Glasgow. 676 August 5 1928

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