The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Simon Langell (Propeller), U116091, aground, 17 Oct 1905

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Tonawanda, Oct. 18. - The propeller SIMON LANGELL, which came down the Niagara with 900,000 feet of lumber aboard for Meyers London Company, ran hard aground in the Tonawanda Creek, while endeavoring to get into the Muskoka Lumber Company slip yesterday afternoon. The cargo will have to be lightered before she can be released.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 18, 1905

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Steam screw SIMON LANGELL. U. S. No. 116091. Of 845 tons gross; 677 tons net. Built St. Clair, Mich., 1886. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 195.3 x 34.6 x 13.7 Crew of 10. Freight service. 575 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.02033 Longitude: -78.88032
William R. McNeil
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Simon Langell (Propeller), U116091, aground, 17 Oct 1905