Lake Champlain - Rock Harbor

Seasonal registration required. Please be sure to register at area dive shops, local charter captains, the Burlington Community Boat House, Westport Marina (NY) or at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.

The OJ Walker and the Water Witch requires seperate "sensitive site" registration (available at the previously mentioned locations) and a reserved time slot, managed through the Burlington Community Boathouse.

Wreck site marked by Yellow mooring Buoy.
 

WRECK
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LOCATION
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LAT
LON
DEPTH FFW COMMENTS
New York Underwater Preserve
Champlain II Westport - North of Rock Harbor 44 12.36'
73 22.58'
15 to 35 258' x 35' 1868 sidewheel steamer originally named the Oakes Ames - renamed 1874 - ran aground 1875. Approx 160 ft of the hull remains, mostly debris.
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