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Database Information Shipwreck C. B. Benson

Basic Information

Name(s)  C. B. Benson
Registry  US
Official Number 125226
Vessel Type Barkentine
Year Built 1873
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Masts 1
Engines None


Length 136 ft
Width 26′ ft
Depth 13′ ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2902940/data?n=1 https://greatlakes.bgsu.edu/item/433762

Wreck Site Information

Lake Erie
State or Province Ontario
GPS Coordinates 42° 46.259′  N 079° 14.609′ W
Site Description The wreck is largely submerged in the bottom with a couple feet of the bulwark still sticking out of the silt.  The wheel, and windlass are still extant on the site.

Model Information


Photographer(s) ZJ Whitrock
Year Captured June 2022
Time it took to capture 40 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 6-2022
Hours of input to complete 2 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Canon 5d Mark IV in a Nauticam Housing with an 8” Dome Port
Lens – Canon EF Zoom 8-15mm set at 15 mm
Sensor – 36.0 x24.0mm Cmos 30.4 megapixel
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – DPV
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 2,720
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 4
If known Kelvin Temperature CRI 90
Light Output Lumens 2×10000, 2×5000

Model Information

Software Used Agisoft Metashape Professional Version 1.8.0 Build 13794
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 2,684
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
Portion of the site covered: Complete

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
Attributed to: 3DShipwrecks.org

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 2,720
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes

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