lake champlain overview

Professional Diving Instruction, Gear and Adventure

Lake Champlain
Diamond Island

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.

PhoenixBurlington BayCoal BargeDiamond IslandChamplain II
Vermont Underwater Preserve
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Stone Boat Southeast of Diamond Island 44 14.1
73 20.0'
12 to 23 93' x 14'. Canal boat carrying quarried stone. Currents may be strong.
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Water Witch 1000 ft south of Diamond Island 44 13.93'
73 20.13'
90 83' x 18'. Steamboat converted to sail. Built 1832 sank April 26 1866 while carrying iron ore. Currents may be strong. Sensitive site registration please.
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Phoenix    Horse Ferry    OJ Walker    General Butler    Coal Barge    Stone Boat    Champlain II   


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