Simon Langell, St. Clair MI

Most recent update: May 9, 2016.


Simon Langell started his shipyard in 1863: it closed around the turn of the century.  The yard was on the Pine River, where the St. Clair Boat Harbor is today.  If anyone can add to the table below, please send your info to timcolton@aol.com

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Built Disposition
  1123 Amoskeag   Schooner 244 1867 Horace Taber 1883, sold Canadian 1911 (ON 130324), stranded 1922 on Simcoe I.
  1926 Agnes L. Potter   Schooner 279 1870 Stranded 1906 off Cleveland
    Milton Courtwright Charles Sheldon Ferry 13 1873 Burnt 1873 in St. Clair
  6772 D. M. Wilson   Cargo Ship 758 1873 Sank 1894 off Thunder Bay I.
  125238 Chauncy Hurlbut   Cargo Ship 1,009 1874 Wrecked 1908 on Whitefish Point
  155012 Oscoda J. L. Woods Cargo Ship 529 1878 Wrecked 1914 on Pelky Reef
  91253 Melbourne   Schooner 510 1880 Sold Canadian 1914 (ON 134474), Empire No. 1 1920, fate unknown
  91307 Middlesex   Cargo Ship 568 1881 Sold Canadian 1918 (ON 138504), Woodlands 1918, abandoned 1925
  155035 Ogemaw Henry Fish Cargo Ship 625 1881 Burnt 1922 off Harsons I.
  80881 Wayne   Schooner 674 1882 Sold Canadian 1915 (ON 138110), abandoned 1926
  157075 D. C. Whitney   Cargo Ship 1,090 1882 Sold Canadian 1908 (ON 122435), Gargantua 1908, abandoned 1913, floating dock 1920 ?
  130272 Nipigon   Cargo Ship 626 1883 Sold Canadian 1919 (ON 141588), Maplehill 1919, Maplegrange 1920, hulked 1925, scuttled Lake Ontario 1927
  14429 Kalkaska   Cargo Ship 679 1884 Burnt 1932 in Marine City
  116091 Simon Langell John Pringle Cargo Ship 845 1886 Sold Canadian 1919 (ON 138373), burnt 1936 in Kingston ON
  14458 Kaliyuga St. Clair S.S. Co Cargo Ship 1,941 1887 Foundered 1905 off Presque Isle
  106549 Arenac   Schooner 521 1888 Sold Cuban 1923, fate unknown
  120713 Fontana   Schooner 1,163 1888 In collision and sank 1900 in the St. Clair River
  155165 Oscar T. Flint Eagle Tptn Co Cargo Ship 823 1889 Burnt  1909 off Thunder Bay I.
  141067 Langell Boys Simon Langell & Sons Cargo Ship 522 1890 Burnt 1931 off Au Sable
  81492 Welcome   Cargo Ship 213 1894 Franklin 1918, abandoned 1941
  107551 Alfred Mitchell Lakeside S.S. Cargo Ship 1,751 1900 Sold Belgian 1919, Ile de la Reunion 1919, scrapped 1924