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History Under the Waves: The General Butler
Friday, 07/31/09
By Tim Johnson
In the final part of our series "History Under the Waves" we learn about the dramatic end of the sailing canal boat General Butler on a cold December night at the Burlington Breakwater in 1876.
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History Under the Waves: The Champlain II
Thursday, 07/30/09
By Tim Johnson
Today in our series "History Under the Waves" we learn about The Champlain II, a boat that had two carrers before meeting its fate on the side of Split Rock Mountain in 1875.
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History Under the Waves: The Phoenix
Tuesday, 07/28/09
By Tim Johnson
All this week in our series "History Under the Waves" VPR is looking at five historic wrecks that lie at the bottom of Lake Champlain. Today, we look at the Phoenix. Built in 1815, it was the second commercial steamboat launched on Lake Champlain.
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History Under the Waves: The Gunboat Spitfire
Monday, 07/27/09
By Tim Johnson
In the first part of our series "History Under The Waves" we look at the Gunboat Spitfire, a part of Benedict Arnold's fleet of ships assigned the task of repeling the British as they advanced down Lake Champlain in 1776.
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History Under the Waves: The Sarah Ellen
Wednesday, 07/29/09
By Tim Johnson
In the third part of our series, "History Under the Waves", the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's Art Cohn describes the tragic fate of the schooner, Sarah Ellen in 1860.
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