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
Owner 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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