CHAMPLAIN II Shipwreck
The Champlain II was first known as the Oakes Ames, depicted here in a c. 1870 drawing
|Location||Address Restricted, Westport, New York|
|Area||2 acres (0.81 ha)|
|Architect||Proctor, Napoleon Bonaparte; Spear, Orson Saxton|
|Architectural style||Sidewheel Passenger Steamer|
|NRHP Reference #||97000980|
|Added to NRHP||September 15, 1997|
CHAMPLAIN II Shipwreck is an archaeological site located in Lake Champlain near Westport in Essex County, New York. It is the site where a passenger side-wheeler ran aground by pilot under influence of morphine on July 16, 1875. Due to salvage operation that occurred shortly after the accident, about 35 percent of the Champlain II remains in place.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- Scott A. McLaughlin (April 1997). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: CHAMPLAIN II Shipwreck". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-07-14. See also: "Accompanying seven photos".
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