Ancestry.com. Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore Steamship Arrivals, 1890-1930 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003.Original data: Morton Allan Directory of European Passenger Steamship Arrivals. New York, NY, USA: 1931.
Around the turn of the century tens of thousands of steamships arrived in the ports of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore laden with millions of immigrants seeking a new life in America. This database is a listing of ships that arrived in these ports as the nineteenth century ended and as the new century began. Researchers will find the name of the ship, date of arrival, and the port of entry. Originally published in 1931, it contains ship arrivals in New York between 1890 and 1930 and in the ports of Boston, Philadelphia, and Baltimore between 1904 and 1926. To those seeking information regarding the ships that may have carried their ancestors to America, this can be a helpful collection of records.