Champlain II

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CHAMPLAIN II Shipwreck
OakesAmesShip.png
The Champlain II was first known as the Oakes Ames, depicted here in a c. 1870 drawing
Champlain II is located in New York
Champlain II
Location Address Restricted, Westport, New York
Coordinates 44°12′21″N 73°22′39″W / 44.20583°N 73.37750°W / 44.20583; -73.37750Coordinates: 44°12′21″N 73°22′39″W / 44.20583°N 73.37750°W / 44.20583; -73.37750
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1868
Architect Proctor, Napoleon Bonaparte; Spear, Orson Saxton
Architectural style Sidewheel Passenger Steamer
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 97000980[1]
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.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[1]

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