Site NameLillie Parsons
NW corner of Sparrow Island near Brockville / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W
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||03/12/2018||Swapped||C2997/18||Removed SPAR buoy, replaced by plastic jug for winter.|
|Lillie Parsons||01/12/2018||Swapped||SPAR buoy have been removed and replaced by a white plastic jug for winter season.|