Site NameLillie Parsons
NW corner of Sparrow Island near Brockville / N44°33'2.2737367544323E-13" W75°43'1.1999999999998"
SOS Thousand Islands
Body of Water:
Nylon - twist
Buoy Anchor Type:
Cement - Large
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.
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.
Buoy Status Updates
|Site Name||Record Date||Buoy Status||NOTSHIP#||Comment|
|Lillie Parsons||16/11/2020||Swapped||SPAR buoy was remove for winter and replaced by a plastic jug. SPAR buoy will be back in place early spring like usual.|
|Lillie Parsons||08/12/2019||Swapped||SPAR buoy removed and swapped with a plastic jug for winter.|