Simon Langell, St. Clair MI

Most recent update: May 19, 2020.


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 Ft. Built Disposition
  11763 Hemisphere   Bark 315 138 1864  
  15330 Liberty   Scow 59 74 1865  
  1123 Amoskeag   Schooner 243 135 1867 Horace Taber 1883, sold Canadian 1911 (ON 130324), stranded 1922 on Simcoe I.
  39371 Growler   Scow 9 42 1869  
  1926 Agnes L. Potter   Schooner 279 134 1870 Stranded 1906 off Cleveland and burned
  90495 Milton Courtwright Charles Sheldon Ferry 13   1873 Burnt 1873 in St. Clair
  6772 D. M. Wilson   Steam Barge 758 179 1873 Sank 1894 off Thunder Bay I.
  75504 J. H. Rutter   Schooner 897 212 1873 Built in Marine City, in collision and sank in NY Harbor 1918
  125238 Chauncy Hurlbut   Steam Barge 1,009 185 1874 Wrecked 1908 on Whitefish Point
  140164 Light Guard   Scow 16 50 1874  
  46130 Justin R. Whiting   Barge 458 138 1875 Engined 1879, lengthened 1885, Bessenger 1886, wrecked at Portage Entry 1889
  46229 John W. Hannaford   Schooner 326 146 1875  
  155012 Oscoda J. L. Woods Steam Barge 529 175 1878 Wrecked 1914 on Pelky Reef
  91253 Melbourne   Schooner 540 169 1880 Sold Canadian 1914 (ON 134474), Empire No. 1 1920, fate unknown
  91307 Middlesex   Steam Barge 567 190 1881 Sold Canadian 1918 (ON 138504), Woodlands 1918, abandoned 1925
  155035 Ogemaw Henry Fish Steam Barge 625 168 1881 Sank 1891 in Big Bay deNoc, salvaged 1895 and rebuilt, burnt 1922 off Harsons I.
  110675 Rambler   Schooner 26 53 1881 Abandoned 1902
  80881 Wayne   Schooner 674 186 1882 Sold Canadian 1915 (ON 138110), abandoned 1926
  145307 Transfer   Steam Scow 16 48 1882  
  157075 D. C. Whitney   Steam Barge 1,090 229 1882 Sold Canadian 1908 (ON 122435), Gargantua 1908, abandoned 1913, floating dock 1920 ?
  130272 Nipigon   Steam Barge 626 191 1883 Sold Canadian 1919 (ON 141588), Maplehill 1919, Maplegrange 1920, hulked 1925, scuttled Lake Ontario 1927
  14429 Kalkaska   Steam Barge 679 178 1884 Burnt 1932 in Marine City
  116091 Simon Langell John Pringle Steam Barge 845 195 1886 Sold Canadian 1919 (ON 138373), burnt 1936 in Kingston ON
  14458 Kaliyuga St. Clair S.S. Co Cargo Ship 1,941 270 1887 Foundered 1905 off Presque Isle
  106549 Arenac   Barge 521 179 1888 Sold Cuban 1923, fate unknown
  120713 Fontana   Schooner 1,163 231 1888 In collision and sank 1900 in the St. Clair River
  155165 Oscar T. Flint Eagle Tptn Co Steam Barge 823 218 1889 Burnt  1909 off Thunder Bay I.
  141067 Langell Boys Simon Langell & Sons Steam Barge 522 151 1890 Burnt 1931 off Au Sable
  150582 Penelope   Yacht 54 74 1892 Burned 1909 in Lorain OH
  81492 Welcome   Ferry 212 80 1894 Franklin 1918, abandoned 1941
  107551 Alfred Mitchell Lakeside S.S. Cargo Ship 1,751 255 1900 Sold Belgian 1919, Ile de la Reunion 1919, scrapped 1924