Lyman Davis

Site Name: 
Lyman Davis
Location: 
Toronto Harbour, East of Toronto Islands
Site ID: 
68
Organization: 
SOS Toronto
Record Date: 
October 15, 2005
Built Year: 
1873
Length: 
123 ft
Description: 
One of many derelict ships purchased by the CNE, set afire and adrift circa 1934 to amuse the crowds during the depression years.
Sank Year: 
1934
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Ontario

Location

43° 36' 7.92" N, 79° 24' 59.76" W
Depth min: 
125
Depth max: 
135
Current: 
0.5-1 Knot
Buoy Type: 
Cone - Plastic
Line Type: 
Polypro - twist
Line Size: 
3/4"
Line Length: 
140'
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Iron Weight
Buoy Anchor Weight: 
~300lbs
SOS Plaque: 
No
Notes: 
The Lyman Davis lies in ~130' of water oriented with her bow pointing in a westerly direction.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Lyman Davis 07 10 2017 Removed C2547/17 Removed SOS spar buoy and did NOT place overwintering jug
Lyman Davis 08 05 2016 Deployed C649/16 REMOVED Temporary Overwintering Marker PLACED Orange & White SPAR Buoy e/w Radar Reflector, Flashing Light, & Tagline.
Lyman Davis 01 12 2015 Missing C2746/15 Old cone-type buoy missing (suspect sank to bottom), no temporary overwintering marker placed.
Lyman Davis 24 10 2013 Deployed C2135/13 PRIVATELY MAINTAINED MOORING BUOY MARKING THE SHIPWRECK "LYMAN DAVIS" IN POSITION 43 36.132N 079 24.996W REPLACED BY WINTERING BUOY CONSISTING OF A SIX GALLON BLACK JUG AND A ONE GALLON WHITE JUG.
Lyman Davis 04 11 2012 Missing Don't know Raimund picked up Spar Buoy from Metro Marine Unit
Lyman Davis 13 04 2012 Deployed C389 New Spar Buoy
Lyman Davis 14 05 2010 Deployed C657/10 Radar Reflector, Light, Tag line
Lyman Davis 12 05 2009 Deployed C657/09
Lyman Davis 29 09 2008 Missing OUTSTANDING

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