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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) Ken Merryman
Year Captured June 2018
Time it took to capture 30 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 3-30-2021
Hours of input to complete 16 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Canon 5d Mark IV in a Nauticam Housing with an 8” Dome Port
Lens – Canon EF Zoom 16-35mm set at 16 mm
Sensor – 36.0 x24.0mm Cmos 30.4 megapixel
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – Diver,
 Video or Stills – Video
Number of images Submitted – 1101
Image resolution (pixels) 1080×1920
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 4
If known Kelvin Temperature 
Light Output Lumens 2×2500, 2×3500

Model Information

Software Used  Agisoft Standard Edition Version 1.7.1 Build 11797
Data Format .png converted from video
Number of Source Images used – 1065
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
Portion of the site covered: Missing much of the outside and starboard corners of the bow and stern.

Publishing Restrictions

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

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .png
Number of Still Images 1101
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes

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