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Major European Ports of Departure for Immigrants

Immigrants from European countries provided the largest portion of immigrants to the United States and Canada. Below are the primiary ports of departure for the major steamship lines from the 1880s through 1954.

United Kindom and Ireland

  • Belfast, Ireland
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Glasgow, Scotland
  • Liverpool, England
  • London, England
  • Londonderry or Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Moville, Ireland
  • Plymouth, England
  • Queenstown (Cobh). Ireland
  • Southampton, England

Scandinavian Countries

  • Bergen, Norway
  • Christiana (Oslo), Norway
  • Göteborg (Gothenburg), Sweden
  • København (Copenhagen), Denmark
  • Stockholm, Sweden


  • Bremen
  • Hamburg


  • Boulogne-sur-Mer
  • Cherbourg
  • Le Havre - CGT French Line

Benolux Countries

  • Antwerp, Belgium
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands


  • Genoa
  • Naples
  • Palermo
  • Trieste
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