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Database Information Shipwreck Comet Side-Wheel Steamer

Basic Information

Name(s) Comet, Mayflower
Registry  CA
Official Number 92861
Vessel Type Side-Wheel Steamer
Year Built 1848
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines Twin Walking Beam Steam Engines


Length 174 ft
Width 24 ft
Depth 10 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2907681/data?n=4 , http://www.shipwreckworld.com/maps/comet-steamer-lake-ontario-shipwreck

Wreck Site Information

Lake Ontario
State or Province Ontario
90 ft
GPS Coordinates 44° 8.337′ N 76° 35.036′ W
Site Description The Comet sits upright with two intact walking beam steam engines, boilers, and paddle wheels.  Cabins and decks have collapsed but it is one of the Great Lakes best examples of a sidewheel steamer.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Kayla and Durrell Martin, Matt Charleston, Ken Merryman
Year Captured June 2022
Time it took to capture 180 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 11-2022
Hours of input to complete 30 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, various
Sensor – 36.0 x24.0mm Cmos 30.4 megapixel, various
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – DPV, Diver
 Video or Stills – Stills, 4K video
Number of images Submitted – 6,901
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480, 3840 x 2160
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, 4k video to .jpg
Number of Source Images used – 6,507
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:
Kayla & Durrell Martin, Matt Charlesworth, Ken Merryman

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg, video
Number of Still Images 6,901
Video Clip No
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes



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