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Database Information Shipwreck Charles Street

Basic Information

Name(s)  Charles Street
Registry  US
Official Number 126485
Vessel Type Steambarge
Year Built 1888
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines Double Expansion Steam


Length 163 ft
Width  32 ft
Depth  13 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2893800/data?n=1 ; https://greatlakes.bgsu.edu/item/439975

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Michigan
15 ft
GPS Coordinates 43° 35.721′  N 082° 35.458′ W
Site Description The ship is mostly buried in sand and small rocks to the turn of the bilge. The turn of the bilge is visible as is the bottom of the stem and the stern of the ship including the base and crank, shaft couplers, and counter balance wheels of the double expansion steam engine.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Ken Merryman
Year Captured June 2023
Time it took to capture 30 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 11-2023
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 – 1,632
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 – 1,632
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 
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 1,632
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes