Humbar Bay, Toronto / N43°36'54" W79°27'3"
Body of Water:
Polypro - twist
Buoy Anchor Type:
Cement - Large
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.
While under tow parted line in a heavy gale on September 5, 1918.
Buoy Status Updates
|Site Name||Record Date||Buoy Status||NOTSHIP#||Comment|
|Sligo||12/10/2022||Swapped||NW-C-1779-22||REMOVED SOS orange-and-white spar buoy e/w internal radar reflector, flashing light, and self-retracting mooring pennant DEPLOYED overwintering marker, 20 litre blue nylon jug|
|Sligo||02/06/2022||Deployed||NW-C-0735-22||On June 2nd, 2022 SOS Toronto Chapter volunteers removed the temporary overwintering marker for the Sligo and deployed a 30cm diameter spar buoy e/w internal radar reflector, flashing yellow lantern, and self-retracting surface mooring pennant. Divers are requested to inform [email protected] immediately if this buoy is missing or requires maintenance. Thank you and enjoy!|
|Sligo||09/11/2021||Deployed||NW-C-0735-22||Deployed SOS Spar Buoy e/w internal radar reflector, flashing yellow lantern, and self-retracting mooring pennant. Divers are requested to inform [email protected] immediately if this buoy is missing or requires any maintenance.|
|Sligo||09/11/2021||Checked||NW-C-2037-21||Mooring buoy marking the shipwreck "Sligo" replaced with a white plastic jug at 43 36.882N 079 27.094W.|
|Sligo||05/04/2021||Deployed||NW-C-0283-21||Divers, you will notice a brand-new 3/4" PolySteel Mooring Line on the Sligo for 2021. If you descend to the block and notice that the 5-gallon block chain lift jug is missing, or is less than 100% full of air, or is twisted around the mooring line, please inform us at [email protected] Thank you.|