Forward shipwreck site

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FORWARD shipwreck site (motor launch)
Nearest city Lake George, New York
Built 1906[2]
Architect Gas Engine & Power Co. and Charles L. Seabury & Co., Consolidated (Morris Heights, New York City, New York)
NRHP Reference # 08001082[1]
Added to NRHP November 21, 2008[1]

The shipwreck site of the motor launch Forward is located in Lake George, New York approximately three and one half miles north of the village of Lake George. The motor launch was built in 1906 by Gas Engine & Power Co. and Charles L. Seabury & Co., Consolidated (Morris Heights, New York City, New York). It was one of the first gasoline powered vessels on Lake George. The original owner was William K. Bixby.[2]

It is the 21st property listed as a featured property of the week in a program of the National Park Service that began in July, 2008.[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Announcements and actions on properties for the National Register of Historic Places, November 28, 2008". New listings. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-12-02. 
  2. ^ a b Zarzynski, Joseph and Dr. Russ Bellico, Bob Benway, Vincent Capone, Terry Crandall and Joe Farrell (March 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: FORWARD shipwreck" (pdf). National Park Service.  ( 35 pages including 2 drawings, 2 advertisements and 9 photos)