Wreck KKK, a modern powerboat, was located during the 2001 sonar survey and verified in October 2002. The vessel, located in Malletts Bay, was a cabin cruiser with a length of approximately 34ft (10.4m). No registration numbers could be located, however, the vessel does have a “Courtesy State Police Inspection 1992” sticker and a “Malletts Bay Marina Owner 233” sticker. The condition of the vessel indicates that it was disposed of in the lake. It appears as though the electronics gear and the wheel were salvaged before the boat was scuttled.
Please contact the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum if you know the circumstances behind the loss of this vessel.
Sonar image of wreck KKK
Statement of Significance
Wreck KKK is not eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places because it does not meet the minimum 50-year threshold.
Adam I. Kane, Christopher R. Sabick and Sara R. Brigadier, Lake Champlain Underwater Cultural Resources Survey, Volume VI: 2001 Results and Volume VII: 2002 Results. Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 2003.