LANGELL BOYS (1890, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1890
Official Number:
141067
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Clair, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Simon Langell
Original Owner and Location:
Simon Langell & Sons, St. Clair, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
16", 32" x 30", 300hp @ 85rpm engine, Samuel F. Hodge & Co., Detroit, MI, 1890. 8' 6" x 13', 120# steam firebox boiler, Lake Erie Boiler Works, Buffalo, NY, 1890.
Dimensions
Length:
151'
Beam:
30.3'
Depth:
11.2'
Tonnage (gross):
387.44
Tonnage (net):
286.13
Capacity:
400,000' lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
6 miles south of AuSable, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
13 Jun 1931
How:
Burned.
Notes:
AuSable Water Tank, 325 degrees end of Fish Point, 207 degrees Fish Point Gas Bouy, 180 degrees. Caught fire, burned & sank; crew rescued by U.S. Coast Guard.
History

1890, Jul 8 Launched.

1890, Jul 17 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1891 Towed J.W. HANAFORD & JOHNSON.

1892, Apr 19 Owned F. W. Bradley et al, Bay City, MI; towed J.B. COMSTOCK.

1898 Lost 100,000 feet of deck load in storm off Racine, WI.

1900, Apr 20 Owned John W. Ritchie et al, Bay City.

1904 Owned Charles A. Eddy et al, Bay City.

1907 Owned Mershon, Eddy, Parker Co., Saginaw, MI.

1912 Owned Carrolton Steamship Co., Carrolton, MI.

1921 Rebuilt by Sidney McLouth yard, Marine City, MI; lengthened, bustled, newhouses fore & aft, 156.6' x 33.8' x 10.6, 467.57 gross ton, 1 deck, 2 masts.

1927 Locked in ice 30-35 miles from Bay City for 67 days, 20 miles from shore.

1931, Jun 13 Burned near AuSable, MI, Lake Huron.

1931, Jun 17 Enrollment surrendered, Port Huron, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

LANGELL BOYS (1890, Steambarge)
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LANGELL BOYS (1890, Steambarge)