LANGELL, SIMON (1886, Steambarge)


Year of Build:
1886
Official Number:
116091
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Clair, MI
Vessel Type:
Steambarge
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Simon Langell
Original Owner:
John C. Pringle et al.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion:
Screw
Engine Type:
For-and-Aft Compound
# Cylinders:
2
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Propulsion Notes:
27", 50" x 36", 575hp @85rpm engine, Globe Iron Works, Cleveland, OH, 1896. 11' x 17', 100# steam firebox boiler, Globe Iron Works, 1896.
Dimensions
Length:
195.3'
Beam:
34.6'
Depth:
13.7'
Tonnage (gross):
845.27
Tonnage (net):
677.82
Capacity:
800,000 feet lumber
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Sarnia.
Lake Huron.
Date:
  1937
How:
Scuttled.
History

1886, Jun Aground Lake George.

1886, Apr 24 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1886, Aug 14 Owned St. Clair Transportation Co., China, MI; towed SWEETHEART & F.M. KNAPP in Two Harbors iron ore trade..

1889, Mar 16 Owned Alex R. Sinclair et al, Port Huron; ran Kelleys Island - Duluth, MN with stone.

1891, Dec New boiler.

1893, Nov 30 Collision with unknown steamer off Presque Isle, Lake Huron, stopping her machinery for an hour.

1898, Oct Stranded on Goose Island, released the 17th.

1899 New 14' 4" x 12' 8" 178# steam firebox boiler, William Denny & Brothers, Scotland.

1900, Mar 12 Rig changed, 1 deck, 2 mast.

1905, Oct 17 Aground Tonawanda River with lumber.

1906, Aug 16 Detroit, repairs to bow & bulwarks, damaged in collision with barge CHATTANOOGA, Soo passage.

1913, Mar 10 Owned Sinclair Transportation Co., Duluth, MN.

1916, Apr 17 Owned Argo Steamship Co., Mentor Special District, OH.

1919, Mar 2 Owned Robert S. Misner et al, Sarnia, ONT; C138373.

1923 Owned Langell Transportation Co., Sarnia.

1930 Laid up Portsmouth, ONT.

1936 Hull stripped.

1936, Nov 23 Hull set on fire.

1937 Hull raised, towed out in Lake Huron off Sarnia & scuttled.

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, SIMON (1886, Steambarge)
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LANGELL, SIMON (1886, Steambarge)