Other Names HANNA, PRINCE OF WALES

Site Description #

The J.W. Langmuir was a wood, two-masted schooner built in 1865 as a brig in Picton, Ontario.   Bound for Oswego from Picton, she was 8 miles off the Port of Oswego when she became unmanageable due to taking on water.  
She was driven back to the shoal at the head of Galloo Island and grounded, then broke up.  Her crew made it to shore in her yawl.  Later she was stripped and relieved of her cargo by the schooner Sassacus and Tug Wheeler.

Chronological History #

  • 1851 Good repairs.
  • 1854 Owned Captain Fenwick, Kingston, ONT
  • 1860, Jun Struck by lightning, splitting the mainmast.
  • 1861, Dec 18 Enrolled as HANNAH at Kingston by G.W. Fenwick; 99 84/3500 tons; 82.5 x 18.3 x 7.5′.
  • 1865, Jul 28 Owned John W. Langmuir, Picton, ONT.
  • 1865 Rebuilt at Picton by David Tait as schooner J.W. LANGMUIR; 145 tons.

Collection of Historical Articles more www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca #

Board of Lake Underwriters Lake Vessel Register, 1866 #

Schooner J.W. LANGMUIR. [C] Of 145 tons. Built at Picton in 1865 by D. Tait. Owned by J.W. Langmuir. Home port, Picton. Value $4,000. Class, B 1. REMARKS. – Bottom and outfit of schr. HANNAH

Board of Lake Underwriters Lake Vessel register, 1860  #

Schooner HANNAH. [C] Of 120 tons. Built at Whitby in 1844 by H. & S. Jones. Owned by G.W. Fenwick. Home port, Kingston. Value $1,600. Class C 1. 

FOLIO I Register Number: 101 #

 Name: HANNAH ex PRINCE OF WALES 
Description: Schooner 
There she Belongs: Kingston 
Tons: 99 
When Built: 1842 
Where Built: Whitby or Oswego ( see notation) 
Present Master: William Chisholm 
Builders Name & Date of Certificate: Thomas Collins, 
Description of Vessel:

  •       Length: 82 feet & 6/lOths. 
  •       Breadth: 18 feet & 3/lOths. 
  •       Depth of hold: 7 feet & 5/10ths. 
  •       Masts : Two 
  •       Square or Round Stern: Square 
  •       How Built: Carvel 
  •       Standing or Running Bowsprit: Standing 
  •       Figure-Head: a Cutwater Head 
  •       How Rigged: Schooner 
  •       flecks: One, no galleries 

Subscribing owners:- George Fenwick, Kingston Hotel-Keeper sole owner, transferred vessel to John W. Laugbmuir of Picton dated July 28, 1865

 NOTATIONS #

 Oswego October I6th. 1861 

To all whom it may concern- This is to certify that I Thomas Collins of Oswego, in the State of New York- did build the schooner Prince of Wales, for Messers Welsh & Rowe of Whitby, Canada West in the year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred & Forty two. Dimentions as follows; Eighty feet keel. Twenty feet Beam. Eight feet hold – Two masts and a topsail & Tigalent sail ? Schooner Rig. Square stern & Carvel Plantation. 
      Thomas collins 
I, G.W. Fenwick of the City of kingston and County of Frontenac, sole owner, make oath, that the vessel mentioned in this certificate is called the HANNAH and is the same which is described by the builder as above. 
      Sworn in the County House Kingston, dec. 18, 1861 
      Port of Kingston Shipping Registers 
      1846 to 1874 

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NOTE. — [a] PRINCE OF WALES, [b] HANNAH, [c] J.W. LANGMUIR  

From the Collection of: C. Patrick Labadie #

Also known as HANNAH; LANGMUIR, J. W.
Year of Build: 1842
CONSTRUCTION AND OWNERSHIP Built at Whitby, ON
Vessel Type: Schooner Hull Materials: Wood Number of Decks: 1
Builder Name: Thomas Collins
Original Owner and Location: Welsh & Rowe, Whitby
POWER Number of Masts: 2
DIMENSIONS Length: 80′ Beam: 20′ Depth: 8′ Tonnage (old style): 99

CANADIAN REGISTRY #

Name of Ship: J.W. LANGMUIR Year of Registration: 1865
Type of Ship: Schooner Port of Registry: Picton, Ontario
Where Built: Picton, Ontario Gross Tonnage: 116
Remarks:

  • Wrecked on Galloo Island, New York, in November 1874
  • Mortgage register

Reference: 1420|42 Volume: 1420

Mills List #

First Registration
Name: [ J.W. LANGMUIR ] Location: [PICTON, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Registered: [ 1865/07/06 ] 
Original Building Information
Built By: [ DAVID TAIT ] Built At: [ PICTON, ONTARIO, CANADA ] Date Built: [ 1865/06 ] Length: [ 88.00 ] Beam: [ 21.00 ] Depth: [ 8.92 ] Unit Tons: [ 116.00 ] 
Vessel Description
Deck: [ ONE ] Type: [ CARVEL ] Stern: [SQUARE ] Figure: [ NO ] Number of Masts: [ TWO ] Type of Rig: [ SCHOONER ] 
Closing Information
Date of Reason Closed: [1874/11 ] Reason Closed: [WRECKED ] Place Closed: [

GALOO ISLAND, 
Source of Data
N.A.C., RG-42, C-2434, VOL. 209

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