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Yorktown Wrecks


  • Vicinity: Address Restricted
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Vehicle
  • Vehicle Type: Boat

Yorktown Fleet 1 - The remains of this wooden British Royal Navy transport are buried in 15 feet of water in the York River off Gloucester Point. Scuttled in 1781.

Yorktown Fleet 2 - The remains of this wooden British Royal Navy transport are buried in 60 feet of water in the York River near Yorktown. Scuttled in 1781.

Yorktown Fleet 3 - The remains of this wooden British Royal Navy transport are buried in 20 feet of water in the York River near Yorktown. Scuttled in 1781.

Yorktown Fleet 4 - The remains of this wooden British Royal Navy transport are buried in 30 feet of water in the York River near Yorktown. Scuttled in 1781.

Yorktown Fleet 5 - The remains of this wooden British Royal Navy transport are buried in 20 feet of water in the York River near Yorktown. Scuttled in 1781.

Yorktown Fleet 6 - The remains of this wooden British Royal Navy transport are buried in 20 feet of water in the York River near Yorktown. Scuttled in 1781.

Yorktown Wreck - The remains of this wooden merchant vessel, used as a British Royal Navy transport and supply ship, lie in 20 feet of water in the York River near Yorktown. Scuttled in 1781. - NPS


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1781/09/00 British Royal Navy Owner Scuttled Siege of Yorktown

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Particulars for Yorktown Wrecks:
Military Event American Revolutionary War
Historic Use Battle site
Vehicle Type Boat
Owner Federal
Class of British Warship Fith-rater
Boat Type Frigate
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Criteria Historic Event
Criteria Information Potential
Area of Significance Maritime
Area of Significance Military
Disposition Shipwreck
Level of Significance State
Sight Category Vehicle



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 9th October 1973

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Yorktown Wrecks
Registry Address: Address Restricted
Registry Number: 73002069
Resource Type: Site
Owner: State, Federal
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: FrigateFith rater
Area in Acres: 3550
Contributing Sites: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Historic and non-aboriginal, Military, Maritime history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation: English,naval
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Significant Year: 1781
Historic Function: Transportation, Transportation, Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Battle site
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Street furniture, object

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