Lillie Parsons

Site Name: 
Lillie Parsons
Location: 
NW corner of Sparrow Island near Brockville
Site ID: 
61
Organization: 
SOS Thousand Islands
Record Date: 
June 25, 2003
Nation: 
USA
Built Year: 
1868
Built Location: 
Tonawanda, NY
Wreck Type: 
Schooner
Rig: 
2 Masted
Length: 
131
Beam: 
28
Draft: 
10
Description: 
While sailing from Black Rock, NY to Brockville with a cargo of coal, the Parson ran into a storm. Her cargo shifted and soon the Parson was floating on her beam ends, shortly after which she stuck a shoal and sank. The date was August 5, 1877.
Sank Year: 
1877
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Saint Lawrence

Location

44° 33' 19.9188" N, 75° 43' 7.32" W
Depth min: 
45
Depth max: 
85
Current: 
3-4 Knots
Buoy Type: 
Conical
Line Type: 
Nylon - twist
Line Size: 
3/4"
Line Length: 
90
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cement - Large
Buoy Anchor Weight: 
2000
SOS Plaque: 
Yes
Notes: 
The Lillie lies upside down on a rock ledge. The buoy is used as a drop point for divers. Diver pickup is at the east side of the island where there are many public docks.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Lillie Parsons 15 05 2018 Deployed
Lillie Parsons 15 05 2018 Deployed C791/18 Approved spar buoy deployed.
Lillie Parsons 05 12 2017 Removed
Lillie Parsons 23 05 2016 Deployed
Lillie Parsons 06 05 2010 Deployed
Lillie Parsons 06 11 2008 Removed TBD Cancels C706/08
Lillie Parsons 13 05 2008 Deployed C706/08

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