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Database Information Shipwreck City of Detroit

Basic Information

Name(s)  City of Detroit
Registry  US
Official Number 4378
Vessel Type Propeller
Year Built 1866
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines Single Expansion Steam


Length  167 ft
Width  28 ft
Depth  12 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2902331/data?n=1 ; https://www.michiganpreserves.org/thumb-area-bottomland-preserve/

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Michigan
180 ft
GPS Coordinates N 44° 12.473 W 083° 00.840
Site Description The hull is mostly intact including it hogging arches. There is a boiler, and single expansion steam engine, windlass, manual cargo winch, and a steam driven loading system, propeller, and rudder extant on site

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman, Jon Connolly
Year Captured July 2023
Time it took to capture 40 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 6-2023
Hours of input to complete 5 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 and GoPro Video
Number of images Submitted – 3,629
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480, 5312×2988
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 and video
Number of Source Images used – 3,064
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: Andrew Goodman, Jon Connolly of 3DShipwrecks.org

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 3,629
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes