List of Emigrant Ships That Arrived at Pictou 1767-1849
Pictou County, Nova Scotia GenWeb
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From "The Pictou Book" by
George MacLaren, 1954


Name of Ship
Class
Date of Arrival
Various Notes
Betsey Ship 1767, June 10 30 passengers?
Hector Ship 1773, Sept. 15 189 passengers, 18 children died,  1 birth
Dunkfield Ship 1791 Most removed to Cape Breton or  Antigonish
? Ship 1791 650 emigrants (Glasgow)
Sarah Ship 1801 of Liverpool from Fort William. 50  small pox deaths, 350 passengers
Dove Ship 1801 Aberdeen, 219 passengers
Good Intent Ship 1801 Aberdeen, passage of 3 months
Nora Ship 1801 Fort William, 16 weeks passage,  500 passengers, 65 children die of small pox. Most moved to Truro, PEI and Cape Breton
Alexander Ship
? Ship 1802 370 emigrants, Island of Barra, all Roman Catholics. Sir John Wentworth settles them at Pictou Island and the shores opposite. 1802
Favorite Ship 1803 Ullaspool, 500 passengers
Commerce Ship 1803 Glasgow
Alexander Ship 1803 Lewis
Sir Philip Sydney Ship 1805
Witch of the Waves Ship 1807 Carlisle
Ann Shields  Brig 1812 Stornaway
Prince William Ship 1815
Aurora Ship 1815 Leith. 70 Passengers
Ellen Ship 1815 Loch Laxford, 156 passengers
Good Intent Ship  1816 Aberdeen. 2 to 3 months passage
Three Brothers Ship 1816 Hull
Hope Brig 1817 Greenock
Emity Brig 1817 of Peter's Head
Frances Ann Brig 1817 Loch Broom, 400 passengers. Norman McLeod came out on this vessel.
Rowena Brig 1818
Perseverance Brig 1818 150 passengers
Speculator Ship 1819 23 emigrants from Lochaber
Louisa Brig 1819 Aberdeen. 120 passengers, 31 days
Economy Ship 1819 Aberdeen from Tobermory, 35 days,285 passengers, 4 births
Ann Schooner 1819 of Banff, 60 passengers from Cromarty
Victory Ship 1819 Settlers from Canna
Dunlap Ship 1820 Tobermory, 35 days 
Thompsons Packet Brig 1821 Dumfries, 30 days. 80 passengers
Union Brig 1822 Greenock. 48 days, 14 passengers
Thompsons Packet Brig 1822 Dumfries, 35 days, 133 passengers
Harmony Brig 1822
Lookup Packet 1822 Dumfries, 35 days, 133 passengers
Mary Ann Ship 1822 Whitehaven, 52 days, 39 passengers
Enterprise Brig 1824 Liverpool, 59 days, 25 in the steerage (English)
Hopewell Brig 1826 Belfast. 50 passengers (Irish)
Margaret Brig 1827 Brig. 85 miners for the Albion Mines (English)
Mary Brig 1827 Liverpool. miners (English)
Thetis Brig 1828 Greenock. 30 days, 30 passengers
Caroline Brig 1828 Fort William. 30 days, 36 passengers
Maria Brig 1828 Liverpool. 8 miners (English)
Thomas Battersby Brig 1828 Liverpool. 51 days, miners, (English)
Mermaid Schooner 1829 Arichat, with passengers from the Thetis from Greenock, wrecked off Cape Breton, no lives lost
Hero Brig 1829 Greenock, 157 passengers to the mining company
Nero Brig 1829 Greenock, passengers
Marchioness of Donegal Ship 1829 Belfast, 42 passengers (Irish) 28 days
Two Sisters Brig 1829 Clyde. 30 passengers. This vessel belongs to James Carmichael and made the return trip in 12 weeks
Benjamin Shaw Brig 1830 Waterford. 300 passengers (Irish)
Bittern Brig 1830 Wick. passengers (Irish)
Corsair Brig 1831 Cromarty, 49 days, 161 passengers
Rover Brig 1831 Cromarty, 116 passengers
Lord Brougham Brig 1831 Inverness. Emigrants
Industry Barque 1831 Inverness. Emigrants. 43 days
Mercator Brig 1832 Greenock. 30 days, 131 passengers
Sylvanus Brig 1832 Cromarty. 52 days, 196 passengers
Canada Brig 1832 Inverness. 103 passengers
Phoenix Brig 1832 Greenock, 132 passengers
Charlotte Kerr Brig 1832 Glasgow and Tobermory, 98 passengers
Blagdon Brig 1832 Cromarty
Jane Key Brig 1833 Cromarty and Thurso, 46 days, 106 passengers
Zepher Brig 1833 Inverness. 42 days, 51 passengers
Economist Barque 1833 Leith, 42 passengers
Robert and Margaret Brig 1833 Cromarty, 66 passengers
Charlotte Kerr Brig 1833 Islay, 2 passengers
Charles Hockin Brig 1833 Glasgow, 50 passengers
Phoenix Ship 1833
Molly Moore Ship 1833 Waterford, 38 passengers (Irish)
Chieftan Brig 1834 Cromarty
William Henry Brig 1834 Cromarty, 102 passengers
Mercator Brig 1834 Greenock, 5 passengers
George Barclay Brig 1834 Greenock, 47 passengers
Sceptre Brig 1834 London, 3 passengers (English)
Stephen Brig 1834 Newcastle, 7 passengers (English)
Elizabeth Brig 1834 Newcastle, 1 passenger (English)
Molly Moore Brig 1834 Waterford, 14 passengers (Irish)
Paragon Brig 1835 Cromarty, 100 passengers?
Ann Grant Ship 1836 Greenock, 11 passengers
British Merchant Ship 1836 Liverpool, 3 passengers
Stephen Ship 1836 Newcastle, 1 passenger
Athabaska Ship 1836 Liverpool, 4 passengers
Isabella Brig 1837 (April) Greenock, 190 passengers
Isabella Brig 1837 (July) Greenock, 24 passengers
Sally Brig 1837 Liverpool, 3 passengers (English)
Lady Ann Brig 1837 Belfast, 36 1/2 adults (Irish)
Mary Ann Brig 1838 Liverpool, 100 miners, English
Isabella Barque 1838 Greenock, 37 adults
Isabella Barque 1839 Greenock, 118 miners
Union Barque 1839 Derry Milford, passengers
Deveron Brig 1840 Glasgow, 140 passengers chiefly from Sutherlandshire
Isabella Barque 1840 (May) Greenock, 33 days, 37 passengers
Isabella Barque 1840 (Aug) Greenock, passengers
Osprey Barque 1840 66 passengers
Lady Grey Barque 1841 typhus aboard, 135 passengers, 6 deaths
Universe Barque 1841 Thurso, 105 passengers
Superior Barque 1842 Scabster Roads, 51 days, 50 passengers, 2 births
Cleostratus Barque 1842 Glasgow, 45 days, 64 passengers
Lady Emily Brig 1842 Loch Laxford, 150 passengers, greater part land at Pictou
Isabella Barque 1842 Glasgow, 54 passengers, lost in the ice off Cape North C.B., passengers arrive via schooner at Pictou in good health
Eagle Barque 1842 Glasgow, 42 days, few passengers
George Ship 1843 Loch Laxford, 307 passengers. malignant fever and dysentry aboard in quarantine 3 months
London Barque 1847 Greenock, 35 days, 50 passengers, small pox aboard
Mayflower Brig 1847 Limerick, 39 Irish, small pox aboard
Speculator Brig 1847 (ship's-fever)
Sirius Brig 1847  Wick, 83 passengers
Ellen  Barque 1848 Loch Laxford, 39 days, 154 passengers
Hope Barque 1848 Glasgow, 136 passengers
London Ship 1848 Glasgow, 31 days, 33 passengers
London Barque 1848 Glasgow, 38 days, 19 passengers
Lulan Barque 1848 Glasgow, 40 days, 9 cabin passengers, 158 steerage passengers, 30 families miners, 3 small pox deaths, 15 afflicted
Hope  Barque 1848 66 passengers who arrived in this vessel in May, depart for the United States
Sarah Botsford Barque 1849 Glasgow, 39 days, 50 passengers