ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
JOHN WESLEY
Construction
WOOD; COMPOSITE
Type
SCHOONER
Date
1867
Official Number
56793
Description
Yard Number: 251
Date of Build/Launch: April 1867

Rig: SCHOONER

Builder's List: Owners London Missionary Society, Port of Registry London, Contract Price £3,480

Lloyd's Register of Shipping:
1867-68, 1868-69, 1872-73: Master J. Shields; Owner E. Hoole & Co.; Port of Registry London; Destined Voyage London - Australia; Iron Frame Planked.
1874-75, 1875-76, 1880-81: Master J. Mansell; Owners Wesleyan Missionary Society; Port of Registry London; Port of Survey Sydney; Schooner 1874-75; Barque 1875-76; Brig 1880-81.
1882-83, 1884-85: Master J. Mansell; Owners F. D. Walker; Port Belonging to Sydney.
1898-99: Master J. Krumling 96; Owners Jaluit Gesell Schaft; Port of Registry Hamburg.

Sydney Empire, 22/11/1867:
John Wesley, schooner, departed 21 November for South Sea Islands.

Brisbane Courier, 22/12/1881:
Sydney - Missionary schooner JOHN WESLEY, arrived from Tonga, reports very serious earthquake Tongataboo.

Sydney Morning Herald, 09/10/1885:
JOHN WESLEY, brig, departure 9 October for Tonga and Samoa.

Barrier Miner (Broken Hill), 27/01/1892:
Loongoona, schooner, arrived from the Islands, reports schooner JOHN WESLEY is missing and that fears of the worst are entertained. Vessel being considerably overdue at the Marshall Group [but see Lloyd's Register entry 1898-99].

Lloyd's Register 1910-11: No reference.
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co.
Dimensions
length 118' x breadth 23.9' x depth 13.5'
gross tonnage 238 tons

  © 2006 - 2018 Aberdeen City Council