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 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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