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Database Information Shipwreck Arctic

Basic Information

Name(s)  Arctic
Registry  US
Official Number  
Vessel Type Sidewheel Steamer
Year Built 1851
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines Walking Beam Steam Engine


Length 236 ft
Width  30 ft
Depth  12 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2903069/data?n=1 ; https://www.michiganpreserves.org/marquette-underwater-preserve/

Wreck Site Information

Lake Superior
State or Province Michigan
20 ft
GPS Coordinates 46° 57.549′  N 088° 00.0001′ W
Site Description The wreck can be found in three separate sites. This is the western site on the west side of the island. The condenser sprinkler head can be seen looking in the open end of the cylinder. The condenser is below the actual steam cylinder. There is another piece of machinery believed to be the air pump under the wooden beams.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman
Year Captured August 2023
Time it took to capture 20 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 9-2023
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 – 513
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 – 513
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 3.0 ft
Portion of the site covered: One of three separate sites

Publishing Restrictions

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

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 513
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes