Ships and Immigration


Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
for Poland, and Galicia Immigrants 1889

List of Merchant Marine Ships Sunk or Damaged in WWII

Morton Allen Directory in One Step

Palmer List of Merchant Vessels
Histories of merchant vessels used for emigration

Passenger Vessels of Your Immigrant Ancestors

Red Star Line Memorial

The PORT Maritime Information Gateway, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, England.  An online catalog of high quality Maritime-related Internet resources.

The Ships List
Various ship, passenger and maritime information.

Passenger Lists

Finding Passenger Lists 1820 -1940
Lists of passenger arrivals at US ports.

Hamburg Passenger Lists
A new Index is available from the LDS Family History Center

Immigrants from Austria, Poland, and Galicia
– Index of 1890 and 1891 NY

Locating Ship Passenger Lists
by Myra Vanderpool Gormley, CG

Ship Passenger Lists Search Engines

New York Passenger Lists – FHL&NARA Microfilms 1820-1897


Canadian Immigration Records

Ellis Island
The official website of the Ellis Island Foundation

Immigration and Ships Passenger Lists Research Guide

Immigrant’s Story – Castle Garden

Index of New York Immigrants in 1890
immigrants from Austria, Poland and Galicia

Port of New York Immigraton Records
A list of NARA records and where they can be found

Primer on Emigration, Immigration
This guide helps clear up the confusion about leaving the Old Country and arriving in the New World

Searching the Ellis Island Database in One Step

Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island Family Immigration History Center

The Immigration Experience
U.S. Immigration Services
Immigrating to The United States in the Modern Era


Prints of Ships

Returning Haller’s Army Soldiers

The following ship manifests provide listings of returning Haller’s Army soldiers to the US in the 1920s.

SS Antigone (from Danzig – April 18, 1920)

SS Latvia (August 17, 1922)

SS Mercury (June 29, 1920)

SS Pochontas (from Danzig – April 21. 1920 & June 16, 1920)

SS President Grant (February 16, 1921)

SS Princess Matokia (from Danzig – May 23, 1920 & July 21, 1920)

USAT Mercury (from Danzig – June 16. 1920, arriving in NY June 28, 1920)