Source Ships and Seafarers of Atlantic Canada Memorial University of Newfoundland

The vessel John Walmsely Captained by William Kennedy in 1840 was outfitted and supplied by owner Edward Walmsley the vessel was recorded as 127 tons and 34 men though this registry has its gross tonnage as 93.

Vessel Registry

Registration No S840007 Length (ft) 67

Official No. Width (ft) 18

Depth (ft) 11

Builder Surname Gross Tonnage 93

Builder First name Net Tonnage

Vessel Name. JOHN WALMSLEY Registered Tonnage

Where Prev. Registered Year Registered 1840

Year Prev. Registered Official Closure Year 1848

Place Constructed LOWER ISLAND COVE, CB Reason for Closure 4

Year Constructed 1840 Place of Closure: ST JOHNS NFLD

No of Decks 1 Actual Closure Date 1848

No of Masts 2 If Foreign Sold, Where?

Type of Vessel Brig Horse Power


Registration No. S840007

Owners Surname: WALMSLEY

Owners First Name: EDWARD

Owners Initial:

Owners No. 01

Occupation: Merchant


RC Country: Canada

RRegion: Newfoundland

RCountry: Conception Bay

Partnership Division: 01

Was Owner the Builder: yes

Shares: 64