Immigration by boats and shipsPresentation Transcript
Immigration by ships and boats
On September 15th, 1773, the Hector and its 189 passengers landed onthe shores of what is now Pictou. The event marked the beginning of theScottish immigration to Nova Scotia, and earned the town its reputation asthe Birthplace of New Scotland.
C917-0175 Immigrant Ship in Sydney Harbour, 1853
ENGLAND -- DEPARTURE OF THE CHILD-EMIGRANTS FROM LIVERPOOL FOR CANADA, 1875.
Steamer Rothesay docked at wharf with passengers aboard. – [ca. 1890s)
The boats belong to Henry Murray Halliday and date at around 1900 - 1910
Californias Angel Island is often called "the Ellis Island of the West." More than300,000 people from 80 countries passed through the small immigration station offthe San Francisco coast before entering the U.S. during the early 1900s.
Immigrant family on Ship - 1900
An excellent view of the front facade of the Immigration Station; a boat is docked in front.. Levick, Edwin -- 1902-1913 An excellent view of the front facade of the Immigration Station; a boat is docked in front.. Levick, Edwin -- 1902-1913
Ferry boat, the Ellis Island, which is also marked Department of Commerce and Labor, U.S. Immigration Service.. 1902-1913
PAULINE SAFER arrived on the POTSDAM August 23, 1904
Sikh immigrants arrived in Seattle on the SS Minnesota on June 23, 1913
In 1914, the Komagata Maru arrived with 376 Indian passengers, most of them Sikh. “Hindu invaders now in Vancouver harbor,”
Hermes SV (ex Hurunui) (1915)HERMES was a fast sailor in the European-Australian immigrationbusiness. She was built as HURUNUI in New Zealand for about 20.000pounds. She collided on June, 26th 1883 with the same owners WAITARAand sank her in the English Channel. She was scuttled through explosivesby U-33 (Kapitänleutnant Konrad Grasser) on 04th of April 1915 South ofCatherines Point. The crew survived in their boats and were landed laterby a British destroyer in Portsmouth.
The SS Stephano, passing through the Narrows at St. Johns. The SS Stephano wastorpedoed and sunk off Nantucket by the German submarine, U-53, on October 8, 1916. There was no loss of life, since the passengers and crew were allowed to abandon the ship before it was looted and sank by the U boat.
Amelia Capeluto (center) and family aboard ship during emigration voyage from Isle of Rhodes to the United States, ca. 1930s
(The Exodus 1947) The Exodus 1947 attempted to bring Jewish survivors toPalestine in 1947, only to be turned back to Europe by the British Mandateauthorities and sent to Displaced Persons’ camps in Germany. The Exodus 1947became an international symbol of the need for free Jewish immigration toPalestine. The refugees remained in the camps until 1948, when the State of Israelwas established.
The Ship Corinthia, July 1947 Alexandria port. On the deck illegal and legal immigration to Israel.
Immigrants of the illegal immigration ship, "Exodus" (Hebrew name: "Flight from Europe 5707" - the year 1947), undergo inspection by French police prior to boarding the ship.
Haifa, Palestine. 1948 - Jewish immigrants, arriving inHaifa aboard a refugee ship, waving future flag of the state of Israel shortly before its official conception
A Cuban refugee boat crossing the Straits of Florida, seeking freedom in the US. September 10, 1964
Immigration Ship - 1964
The Caleb Grimshaw, Immigrant Ship
A ragtag Szold being blocked by British troops from disembarking its passengers into Palestine
SS Canopic lands in Boston with 4000 immigrants
Immigrants leaving ship in harbor to go to Angel Island Immigration
The SS Smolensk
This steamship is similar to those that brought hundreds of immigrants to New Brunswick in the late 19th century.
The Caleb Grimshaw, Immigrant Ship
This is a picture of all the Russian immigrants coming over by boat
Japanese Immigrant in Brazil
The illegal immigration ship "Max Nordau."
German immigrants on the steerage deck of the immigrant ship.
Ottawa, Oct. 9 : After concerns were raised in the past two years over two vesselscarrying Tamil immigrants reaching Canada, officials are now reportedlyinvestigating whether a third ship is attempting to ferry Tamil migrants from SriLanka to the country.
"Illegal Jewish Immigrant Ships" from landing in Palestine.
The illegal immigration ship "Medinat Hayehudim" that had been captured by the British, dropping anchor in the port of Haifa.
The illegal immigration ship "Parita," off the seacoast at Tel Aviv.
Passengers aboard the illegal immigration ship "Mordei ha - Ghettaot."
The illegal immigration ship, "Knesset Yisrael," [Parliament of Israel].
The Exodus 1947 was an illegal immigrant ship carrying 4500 Jewish
Conditions on board an Immigrant Ship, Ulster Folk Park, Omagh
View of the deck of the illegal - immigration ship "Atlantic," taking exiles from Haifa to Mauritius
Passengers aboard the Komagata Maru, 1914The voyage of the Komagata Maru to Vancouver was an attempt to challenge a Canadian law intended to block the immigration of Indians.
ISRAEL S/S KEDMAH FIRST ZIM / SHOHAM IMMIGRATION SHIP
View of the deck of the illegal - immigration ship "Atlantic"
One boat was spotted by a Border Protection surveillance plane west of Bathurst Island, off the Northern Territory coast
Images of quarantine facilities used to process immigrants coming through New York Harbor around 1900. Notice the doctors boat.