Canadian immigration records 1953 Halifax

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Canadian immigration records 1953 Halifax

Postby Nebcan » 14 Aug 2010, 15:26

Hello everyone, I'm trying to get the ship manifests and hopefully some photos of the ship my father and family came to Canada on in 1953. The only information I have which is not confirmed is that they arrived in May of 1953 to Halifax port (port21/pier21 I think) from Italy and I believe the ship was called the "Conte Biancamano". I have been trying to find info online but have been unable to get passenger lists or to even confirm that the ship socked there at that time. Not sure if I'm looking in the wrong places but any help would be appreciated.

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Postby PeterTimber » 14 Aug 2010, 15:55

On my first trip to Italy I traveled on the SS Conte Biancomano in 1952 to and fro and landed at Halifax which during the post war years was a landing port for Italian immigrants to Canada due to US immigration restrictions prohibited many Italians from entering the USA.

Yes there are fotos and since the ships proceeded to NYC you might research the arrival manifests for the ships arrival at NYC. Go to this website

www.angelfire.com/ok3/pearlsofwisdom/ships.html =Peter=
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Re: Canadian immigration records 1953 Halifax

Postby vj » 14 Aug 2010, 16:16

Hi!
Here's a Pier 21 database (free) of ships
Start by finding your ship's name in the drop down menu
http://www.pier21.ca/research/research- ... -database/

And as Peter suggested, there is a 11 May 1953 New York arrival on ancestry. com (subscription site) with links to the manifest pages

Valarie

edit: added
pictures on 'Google images':
http://www.google.com/imghp?um=1&hl=en& ... =&gs_rfai=
search "Conte Biancamano"

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Postby suanj » 14 Aug 2010, 16:28

Nebcan wrote:Hello everyone, I'm trying to get the ship manifests and hopefully some photos of the ship my father and family came to Canada on in 1953. The only information I have which is not confirmed is that they arrived in May of 1953 to Halifax port (port21/pier21 I think) from Italy and I believe the ship was called the "Conte Biancamano". I have been trying to find info online but have been unable to get passenger lists or to even confirm that the ship socked there at that time. Not sure if I'm looking in the wrong places but any help would be appreciated.

Thanks all.

I found only this italians immigrated by Halifax in Canada, in 1953, on Conte Biancamano:
Name: Michelangelo Leonardi Di Casalino
Departure: Italy
Arrival: 9 Jul 1953 - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Name: Angelica Sofio Leonardi Di Casalino
Departure: Italy
Arrival: 9 Jul 1953 - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Name: Raffaele Momone
Birth: abt 1894 - Italy
Departure: Italy
Arrival: 10 Aug 1953 - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


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Postby PeterTimber » 21 Aug 2010, 12:39

Post card pictures of the SS Contebiancomano can be puchased thru
www.gjenvick.com/VintagePostcards/Steam ... index.html

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Re: Canadian immigration records 1953 Halifax

Postby Nebcan » 21 Aug 2010, 15:08

Thanks everyone for the help. I have tried the links you all have provided however I am still having trouble finding the passenger lists. I have found pictures now thanks to your help (thanks Peter). What I want to do is make a plaque for my father with a picture of the biancamano and a copy of the passenger list with his name as well as his mother, sister and brother. Maybe I'm searching the wrong phrases, I have tried every variation of words I can think of but still no luck. I will keep looking but thanks again for all the help.

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Postby PeterTimber » 21 Aug 2010, 20:53

This is an excellent site devoted entirely to the SS ConteBiancomano for your records. www.maritimematters.com/tag/conte-biancomano-ss (In order to get to this correct website go to the right and select TAG and then when the list of ships come up select Conte Biancomano) when the site comes up you can read all about the ship
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Re: Canadian immigration records 1953 Halifax

Postby vj » 21 Aug 2010, 21:23

suanj wrote:I found only this italians immigrated by Halifax in Canada, in 1953, on Conte Biancamano:

Name: Michelangelo Leonardi Di Casalino
Departure: Italy
Arrival: 9 Jul 1953 - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Name: Angelica Sofio Leonardi Di Casalino
Departure: Italy
Arrival: 9 Jul 1953 - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Name: Raffaele Momone
Birth: abt 1894 - Italy
Departure: Italy
Arrival: 10 Aug 1953 - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

nobody in May...
all the best,
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Nebcan wrote:Thanks everyone for the help. I have tried the links you all have provided however I am still having trouble finding the passenger lists. I have found pictures now thanks to your help (thanks Peter). What I want to do is make a plaque for my father with a picture of the biancamano and a copy of the passenger list with his name as well as his mother, sister and brother. Maybe I'm searching the wrong phrases, I have tried every variation of words I can think of but still no luck. I will keep looking but thanks again for all the help.


If you would like to post the names you're looking for, perhaps we can help you look for their ship manifest.

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Re: Canadian immigration records 1953 Halifax

Postby Nebcan » 21 Aug 2010, 21:30

His name is Joseph (Giuseppe) and last name is now Mazzolino but may have been Marzolino at the time of arrival. I had heard my Nonna talk of haow it got changed when my Nonno came here. Again thanks for your efforts.

Benjamin

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Postby PeterTimber » 21 Aug 2010, 23:09

Dear Nebcan in addition to the ship material i furnishe you there is a websitge that I stumbled across that was a formal painted renditon of the Conte Biancomano (or photograph?) painted black ( in the 1950's it was painted white) and I made a note of the website:

www.sydaby.eget.net/swe/emi_ref.htm and when I went back to make sure I can retrieve the picture with the same website and it did not work any longer so I already have been "spotted" and refused re-entry to the Conte Biancomano site.

I am telling you this since your "new" so perhaps you can get thru and don't let the picture go and print it! Type the website manually on your computer and DO NOT click the website above!!!!!!!!!=Peter=
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Re: Canadian immigration records 1953 Halifax

Postby PeterTimber » 21 Aug 2010, 23:54

I did a little rersearching and I found thatg the www.sydaby.eget.net/swe/emi_ref.htm will lead you to pictures of ships (on top) and then click on GREAT SHIPS (The Post Card of Ephemera Collection of Jeff Newman. His collection was sold on August 5,2007 to "GEORGE" at 718-338-8724 in NYC at 718-338-8724. Talk to "George" =Peter=
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Re: Canadian immigration records 1953 Halifax

Postby Tessa78 » 22 Aug 2010, 02:50

Nebcan wrote:Hello everyone, I'm trying to get the ship manifests and hopefully some photos of the ship my father and family came[u] to Canada on in 1953. The only information I have which is not confirmed is that they arrived in May of 1953 to Halifax port (port21/pier21 I think) from Italy and I believe the ship was called the "Conte Biancamano".
Thanks all.


Can you give us any other names of family members?

T.

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Re: Canadian immigration records 1953 Halifax

Postby PeterTimber » 22 Aug 2010, 17:09

Nebcam go to www.pier21.ca/research/faq for access to their archives or call 1-888-242-2100 and ask them how to proceed. =Peter=
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Re: Canadian immigration records 1953 Halifax

Postby Nebcan » 17 Sep 2010, 23:08

hello everyone, I have new information for my search regarding my fathers immigration to Canada. I have been looking under my family name however they travelled under my grandmother's maiden name mammola but I still havent found any info. again any help is appreciated

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Re: Canadian immigration records 1953 Halifax

Postby PeterTimber » 18 Sep 2010, 01:45

Nebcan you mean you did not get anywhere in your researches with the information we furnished you?????????????????=Peter=
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