Passenger Lists by Port City
Organized by Port of Call, the listings for Digitized Passenger Lists of the GG Archives typically include the date, vessel, route and class for voyages that originated from or called upon a port listed. Bolded port cities are those in which we have the most passenger lists.
Larger Passenger List Collections by Ports of Call
Antwerp is a city and municipality in Belgium and the capital of the Antwerp province of Flanders. Antwerp is located on the right (eastern) bank of the river Scheldt, which is linked to the North Sea by the Westerschelde estuary. The city has one of the largest seaports in Europe.
Belfast is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland. Most of Belfast is in County Antrim, but parts of East and South Belfast are in County Down. It is on the flood plain of the River Lagan.
Boston is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Boston also serves as county seat of the state's Suffolk County. This page contains Passenger Lists of ships with a origination or destination of Boston with immigrants landing at the Boston Immigration Station or Customs House for processing.
Boulogne-sur-Mer is a city in northern France. Boulogne lies on the Côte d'Opale, a touristic coast on the English Channel, and is the most-visited location in its region after the Lille conurbation.
Bremerhaven is the seaport of the City Municipality of Bremen, a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany. A commercial and industrial city with a major port on the River Weser, Bremen is part of the Bremen-Oldenburg metropolitan area.
Cherbourg-Octeville is a city and commune, situated on the Cotentin peninsula in the Manche department of Lower Normandy in north-western France. Cherbourg was the first stop of RMS Titanic after it left Southampton, England.
The Port of Cobh, known from 1850 until 1920 as Queenstown, is a popular tourist seaport town on the south coast of County Cork, Ireland. Cobh is on the south side of Great Island in Cork Harbour.
Genoa is the capital of Liguria and the sixth largest city in Italy. Genoa forms the southern corner of the Milan-Turin-Genoa industrial triangle of north-west Italy. In the late 19th century and the early 20th century, Genoa consolidated its role as a major seaport and an important steel and shipbuilding center.
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and the third largest in the United Kingdom. It is situated on the River Clyde in the country's West Central Lowlands. From the 18th century the city also grew as one of Great Britain's main hubs of transatlantic trade with North America and the West Indies.
Hamburg is a major transport hub in Northern Germany and is one of the most affluent cities in Europe. Hamburg became a city-state within the North German Confederation (1866–71), the German Empire (1871–1918) and during the period of the Weimar Republic (1919–33).
Le Havre is a city in the Seine-Maritime department of the Haute-Normandie region in France. It is situated in north-western France, on the right bank of the mouth of the river Seine on the English Channel. As a port city on an exposed marshy coast, Le Havre has long suffered from poor land links.
Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England, United Kingdom along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary. By the early 19th century, 40% of the world's trade passed through Liverpool's docks, contributing to Liverpool's rise as a major city. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Liverpool was drawing immigrants from across Europe.
London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. London was the world's largest city from about 1831 to 1925. The River Thames is navigable to ocean-going vessels as far as London Bridge, and to substantial craft well upstream of Greater London. Historically, the river was one of London's main transport arteries.
Montréal is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec. It is the largest city in the province, the second-largest in the country (after Toronto) and the fifteenth-largest in North America.
Naples is the capital of Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy. The port of Naples is one of the most important in Europe and has the world's second-highest passenger flow level, after the port of Hong Kong.
These are Passenger Lists of ships with a destination of New York with immigrants landing at Castle Garden or Ellis Island for processing. Organized by Date, Steamship Line, Steamship or Ocean Liner, Class of Passengers (Saloon, First, Second, Cabin, Single Class, Tourist, Third or Steerage) and the route of the voyage.
Plymouth is a city and unitary authority area on the south coast of Devon, England, about 190 miles (310 km) south-west of London. It is situated between the mouths of the rivers Plym to the east and Tamar to the west, where they join Plymouth Sound.
Quebec is the capital of the Canadian province of Québec. The narrowing of the Saint Lawrence River proximate to the city's promontory, Cap-Diamant (Cape Diamond), and Lévis, on the opposite bank, provided the name given to the city, Kébec, an Algonquin word meaning "where the river narrows".
Rotterdam is the second-largest city in the Netherlands and one of the largest ports in the world. Rotterdam's commercial and strategic importance is based on its location near the mouth of the Nieuwe Maas (New Meuse), a channel in the delta formed by the Rhine and Meuse on the North Sea. These rivers lead directly into the centre of Europe, including the industrial Ruhr region.
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England, and is situated 75 miles (121 km) southwest of London and 19 miles (31 km) northwest of Portsmouth. Southampton is a major port and the closest city to the New Forest. It lies at the northernmost point of Southampton Water at the confluence of the River Test and River Itchen, with the River Hamble joining to the south of the urban area.
Smaller Collections of Digitized Passenger Lists (A-Z)
- Smaller Passenger List Collections by Port of Call - "A"-"C"
- Smaller Passenger List Collections by Port of Call - "D"-"K"
- Smaller Passenger List Collections by Port of Call - "L"-"P"
- Smaller Passenger List Collections by Port of Call - "R"-"Z"
The sea, the sky, the sun . . . from Gibraltar to Istanbul, from Arabia to Tangiers, heat, rock, dust. Red-brown land as old as time and the sea, even older. Around the unwinking blue eye: people. People carving cities, cultures, civilizations out of eternity. Temporality attacking the timeless . . . men die, stones do not. Now there are many cities and most of us have forgotten why they are there.
Americans especially lack a historical sense. It is only lately that we have turned from the future to gaze at the past. In contrast, the Mediterranean is heavy with history. Three thousand years of historical process, a process initiated in these same countries we were privileged to visit, have gone into making us as we are. Democracy and philosophy from Greece, Roman law, Italian art, Judaism and Christianity — we have inherited all this from the Mediterranean...