Glasgow Passenger Lists 1883-1938
View of Glasgow, Upper Harbour, Looking Westerly, ca 1912. GGA Image ID # 1755d0d52a
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.
Digitized Passenger Lists for the Port of Glasgow
Passenger Lists available from the GG Archives from the Port of Glasgow, Scotland. Organized by Date of Departure, Steamship Line, Steamship or Ocean Liner, Class of Passengers, Route, and the Ship's Captain.
- Port of Glasgow Passenger Lists 1883-1912
- Port of Glasgow Passenger Lists 1913-1928
- Port of Glasgow Passenger Lists 1929-1938
The Port of Glasgow, Scotland
Distance to London, 405 miles; distance to Edinburgh, 42 miles. Passengers by all lines usually disembark at the wharves of these lines, located about two miles from the center of the city and the top hotels. Customs examination of baggage is conducted on the quay.
Should the tide state not permit steamers to proceed immediately up the river to Glasgow, passengers may be
landed by tender at Greenock, situated at the entrance to the Clyde and about 23 miles distant from Glasgow, and will proceed thence by train. In the latter event, the examination of baggage takes place on the pier at Greenock. The examination is conducted with celerity, only one or two .selected packages being opened for Customs Inspection.
Representatives of the railroad lines are in attendance on the steamers' arrival and will furnish all necessary information as to train service, fares, etc.
Embarkation Notice from the White Star Line For a 15 September 1928 Voyage of the RMS Laurentic from Glasgow to Quebec and Montreal. GGA Image ID # 17557b67fe