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Passages of the Montreal Steamship Company, Dominion Line and the Beaver Line (also known as the Elder DempSter Line) for 1883.

From Appendix B of the 1883 Immigration Report in Government of Canada Sessional Papers, 47 Victoria 1884 (14)
Return of Emigrants and Steamers sailed from Liverpool for Canada, for the Year ending 31st December, 1883.

Date Steamers Quebec Halifax Total Total
Cabin Steerage Cabin Steerage Cabin Steerage
1883 Allan Line
Jan 4 Sardinian - - 12 110 12 110 122
do 11 Parisian - - 29 82 29 82 111
do 18 Caspian - - 16 116 16 116 132
do 25 Sarmatian - - 24 117 24 117 141
Feb 1 Circassian - - 28 129 28 129 157
do 8 Nova Scotian - - 11 139 11 139 150
do 15 Sardinian - - 24 169 24 169 193
do 21 Caspian - - 18 141 18 141 159
do 27 Peruvian - - 24 211 24 211 235
March 1 Sarmatian - - 33 165 33 165 198
do 8 Circassian - - 15 141 15 141 156
do 15 Parisian - - 64 313 64 313 377
do 21 Nova Scotian - - 38 256 38 256 294
do 29 Hibernian - - 71 407 71 407 478
April 5 Peruvian - - 35 345 35 345 380
do 5 Prussian - - - 184 - 184 184
do 10 Caspian - - 21 252 21 252 273
do 12 Sarmatian - - 79 540 79 540 619
do 19 Parisian - - 72 632 72 632 704
do 19 Grecian - 644 - - - 644 644
do 24 Hanoverian - - 29 273 29 273 302
do 26 Circassian 29 804 - - 29 804 833
May 3 Polynesian 74 665 - - 74 665 739
do 3 Nova Scotian - 351 - - - 351 351
do 8 Hivernian - - 36 271 36 271 307
do 10 Peruvian 49 489 - - 49 489 538
do 11 Nestorian - 317 - - - 317 317
do 17 Sarmatian 84 598 - - 84 598 682
do 22 Caspian - - 58 324 58 324 382
do 24 Parisian 110 635 - - 110 635 745
do 31? Sardinian 93 1,089 - - 93 1,089 1,182
June 5 Nova Scotian - - 59 199 59 199 258
do 7 Circassian 61 93 - - 61 943 1,004
do 14 Polynesian 71 808 - - 71 808 879
do 19 Hibernian - - 41 93 41 93 134
do 21 Peruvian 41 542 - - 41 542 583
do 28 Sarmatian 76 587 - - 76 587 663
July 3 Caspian - - 24 30 24 30 54
do 5 Parisian 122 637 - - 122 637 759
do 12 Sardinian 65 555 - - 65 555 620
do 17 Nova Scotian - - 47 87 47 87 134
do 19 Circassian 87 491 - - 87 491 578
do 26 Polynesian 121 424 - 1 121 424 545
do 30 Hanoverian 20 16 - - 20 16 36
do 31 Hiberian - - 71 127 71 127 198
Aug 2 Peruvian 75 363 - - 75 363 438
do 9 Sarmatian 92 404 - - 92 404 496
do 14 Caspian - - 65 53 65 53 118
do 16 Parisian 150 558 - - 150 558 708
do 23 Sardinian 150 443 - - 150 443 593
do 26? Nova Scotian - - 77 55 77 55 132
do 30 Circassian 121 427 - - 121 427 548
Sept 6 Polynesian 132 379 - - 132 379 511
do 11 Hibernian - - 42 54 42 54 96
do 15 Peruvian 69 366 - - 69 366 435
do 15? Parisian 146 438 - - 146 438 584
do 19? Caspian - - 20 61 20 61 81
do 27 Sarmatian 76 394 - - 76 394 470
Oct 4 Sardinian 65 295 - - 65 295 360
do 9 Nova Scotian - - 21 23 21 23 44
do 11 Circassian 67 272 - - 67 272 339
do 18 Polynesian 48 270 - - 48 270 318
do 23 Hibernian - - 14 70 14 70 84
do 25 Parisian 75 289 - - 75 289 364
do 31 Peruvian 29 233 - - 29 233 262
Nov 6 Caspian - - 13 16 13 16 29
do 8 Sarmatian - - 29 104 29 104 133
do 15 Sardinian - - 13 87 13 87 90
do 20 Nova Scotian - - 2 10 2 10 12
do 22 Circassian - - 10 78 10 78 88
do 29 Polynesian - - 13 68 13 68 81
Dec 4 Hiberian - - 5 17 5 17 22
do 6 Parisian - - 21 84 21 84 105
do 13 Peruvian - - 12 71 12 71 83
do 18 Caspian - - 1 11 1 11 12
do 20 Sarmatian - - 7 123 7 123 130
do 27 Sardinian - - 9 33 9 33 42
Total 2,398 15,726 1,353 6,871 3,751 22,597 26,348
Dominion Line
Jan 6 Texas - - - 3 - 3 3
Feb 8 Montreal - - 2 5 2 5 7
do 24 Texas - - - 12 - 12 12
March 17 Oregon - - - 16 - 16 16
do 24 Montreal - - 1 10 1 10 11
April 19 Ontario 13 287 - - 13 287 300
do 26 Dominion 30 453 - - 30 453 483
May 3 Oregon 11 607 - - 11 607 618
do 10 Montreal 14 268 - - 14 268 282
do 17 Toronto 2 309 - - 2 309 311
do 24 Sarnia 16 371 - - 16 371 387
do 31 Ontario 15 363 - - 15 363 378
June 7 Dominion 9 184 - - 9 184 193
do 14 Oregon 39 239 - - 39 239 278
do 21 Texas 17 193 - - 17 193 210
do 28 Toronto 8 345 - - 8 345 353
July 5 Sarnia 23 241 - - 23 241 264
do 12 Montreal 11 167 - - 11 167 178
do 19 Ontario 16 116 - - 16 116 132
do 26 Oregon 35 171 - - 35 171 206
Aug 2 Dominion 36 124 - - 36 124 160
do 9 Toronto 26 144 - - 26 144 170
do 16 Sarnia 85 280 - - 85 280 365
do 23 Montreal 36 126 - - 36 126 162
do 30 Ontario 35 84 - - 35 84 119
Sept 6 Oregon 51 177 - - 51 177 228
do 13 Dominion 27 143 - - 27 143 170
do 20 Toronto 17 106 - - 17 106 123
do 27 Sarnia 31 177 - - 31 177 208
Oct 4 Montreal 12 80 - - 12 80 92
do 11 Ontario 17 149 - - 17 149 166
do 18 Oregon 11 105 - - 11 105 116
do 25 Dominion 12 47 - - 12 47 59
do 31 Toronto 7 94 - - 7 94 101
Nov 22 Montreal - - 4 47 4 47 51
Dec 6 Ontario - - 3 4 3 4 7
do 20 Dominion - - - 5 - 5 5
Total 662 6,150 10 102 672 6,252 6,924
Beaver Line
April 26 Lake Huron 4 122 - - 4 122 126
May 3 Lake Nepigon 1 64 - - 1 64 65
do 10 Lake Winnipeg 2 53 - - 2 53 55
do 17 Lake Manitoba 5 121 - - 5 121 126
do 31 Lake Champlain 2 142 - - 2 142 144
June 7 Lake Huron 13 82 - - 13 82 95
do 14 Lake Nepigon 1 51 - - 1 51 52
do 21 Lake Winnipeg 11 57 - - 11 57 68
July 7 Lake Manitoba 3 115 - - 3 115 118
do 12 Lake Champlain 6 59 - - 6 59 65
do 19 Lake Huron 9 44 - - 9 44 53
do 26 Lake Nepigon 1 61 - - 1 61 62
Aug 2 Lake Winnipeg 12 43 - - 12 43 55
do 11 Lake Manitoba 21 42 - - 21 42 63
do 23 Lake Champlain 11 63 - - 11 63 74
do 30 Lake Huron 28 61 - - 28 61 89
Sept 6 Lake Nepigon 6 46 - - 6 46 52
do 13 Lake Winnipeg 18 43 - - 18 43 61
do 20 Lake Manitoba 21 45 - - 21 45 66
Oct 4 Lake Champlain 15 43 - - 15 43 58
do 11 Lake Huron 16 47 - - 16 47 63
do 18 Lake Nepigon 2 44 - - 2 44 46
do 25 Lake Winnipeg 5 38 - - 5 38 43
do 30 Lake Manitoba 9 19 - - 9 19 28
Total 226 1,499 - - 226 1,499 1,725

Summary

Allan Line 2,398 15,726 1,353 6,871 3,751 22,597 26,348
Dominion Line 662 6,150 10 102 672 6,252 6,924
Beaver Line 226 1,499 - - 226 1,499 1,725
Total 3,286 23,375 1,363 6,973 4,649 30,348 34,997


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