Do you have any information on a English Ship JOHN RENWICK or JOHN KENWICK. A friend of mine has what seems to be a very old Bell recovered off the coast of Chile. Some of the raised lettering is very faint but
what I have read that is very clear is in BLACK the BLUE is faint but my best guess. I had sent a picture to the
British Naval Museaum and they said it was earlier that the 1800's but the 15's and 16's make not much sense
Depart from Departure
Arrive at Arrival
date Other info
John Renwick Gravesend
Port Adelaide (m) 18 Oct 1836
09 Feb 1837
21 Feb 1837 ship 403 tons 1826- 140 passengers
# Family Name First Name Ship Date Location
110429 - - John Renwick 1838 1838 28 August Sydney
SG Arrived on 27th August from the Downs having
departed 2nd May. One of the female prisoners died
on the passage out from scurvy and debility and
there was one birth
Second Detachment 99th Foot Regiment came to Australia as
a guard on the convict ship "John Renwick" which was
bringing convicts out to Tasmania in 1842.
ALEXANDER enlisted in the British Army 99th Regiment of
Foot Reg No. 2041, at NEWRY IRELAND on 30 November 1842.
From 1842, several ships sailed from England to Australia
with members of the 99th regiment on board as convict
guards. Amongst these ships were the Candahar, John
One voyage only
Male convicts on board
Departure Port: Spithead / London Departure Date:
07 Dec 1842
Arrival Port: Hobart Arrival Date: 10 / 11 Apr
Convicts landed: 160 / 161
Surgeon's Journal possibly available on AJCP microfilms.
Archives Office of Tasmania, Guide to Convict Records by
Bateson, Charles, The Convict Ships 1787-1868, Brown, Son
& Ferguson Ltd 1985.
Broxam, Graeme, Shipping Arrivals and Departures,
Tasmania, 1843-1850, Roebuck, 1998, p6.
Phillips, Margaret E., Australian Joint Copying Project,
Handbook Part 7, Public Records Office Admiralty Records,
National Library of Australia 1993, pp 75-77.
Convicts on board listed by Researchers
SIDDON / SEEDON / SEADON William