Sligo

Site Name: 
Sligo
Location: 
Humbar Bay, Toronto
Site ID: 
54
Organization: 
SOS Toronto
Record Date: 
June 11, 2003
Official Number: 
72711
Nation: 
Canada
Built Year: 
1860
Built Location: 
St. Catherines, Ontario
Built By: 
Louis Shickluna
Wreck Type: 
Schooner
Rig: 
3 masted
Length: 
137
Beam: 
23
Draft: 
11
Tonnage: 
284
Description: 
While under tow parted line in a heavy gale on September 5, 1918.
Sank Year: 
1918
Hull Material: 
Wood
Body of Water: 
Lake Ontario

Location

43° 36' 54" N, 79° 27' 5.2812" W
Depth min: 
60
Depth max: 
65
Current: 
No Current
Buoy Type: 
Conical
Line Type: 
Polypro - twist
Line Size: 
1"
Line Length: 
140
Buoy Anchor Type: 
Cement - Large
Buoy Anchor Weight: 
5000
SOS Plaque: 
No
Notes: 
Originally built as the barkentine "Prince of Wales". She was rebuilt in 1874 as a three masted, fore & aft rigged schooner and renamed "Sligo" She was a towed barge at the time of her loss. Sligo sits up right.

 

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Sligo 08 05 2016 Deployed C647/16 REMOVED Temporary Overwintering Marker PLACED Orange & White SPAR Buoy e/w Radar Reflector, Flashing Light, & Tagline.
Sligo 01 12 2015 Removed C2744/15 Buoy removed for season, placed temporary overwintering marker.
Sligo 24 10 2013 Deployed C2133/13 PRIVATELY MAINTAINED SPAR BUOY MARKING THE SHIPWRECK "SLIGO" IN POSITION 43 36.882N 079 27.094W REPLACED BY WINTERING BUOY CONSISTING OF A SIX GALLON BLACK JUG AND A ONE GALLON WHITE JUG.
Sligo 13 04 2012 Deployed C388 This is one of SOS Toronto's new Spar Buoys
Sligo 16 05 2010 Deployed C666/10 Radar Reflector, Light, Tag line
Sligo 12 05 2009 Deployed C656/09
Sligo 01 05 2009 Deployed C554/09 Nopt sure why I have 2 deployed for the same site

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