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Database Information Shipwreck D. M. Wilson

Basic Information

Name(s)  D. M Wilson
Registry  US
Official Number 6772
Vessel Type Bulk Freighter
Year Built 1873
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines None


Length 179 ft
Width 38 ft
Depth 12 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2895224/data?n=21https://greatlakes.bgsu.edu/item/440787

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Michigan
GPS Coordinates 45° 03.920′ N 83° 10.928′ W
Site Description The D, M. Wilson sits upright on the bottom. The cabins and most of the deck is gone and the stern is broken. The engine, boilers and propulsion system are gone. The anchor windlass is extant on the site.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Ken Merryman, Kent Myhrman
Year Captured July 2021
Time it took to capture 30 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 12-2021
Hours of input to complete 8 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 – DPVs
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted –  2,655 – 6720 x 4480 pixel images from a Canon5D camera and 1,125 3680 x 2760 pixel GoPro images
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 Standard Edition Version 1.7.5 Build 13229
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used –  2,655 – 6720 x 4480 pixel images from a Canon5D camera and 1,125 3680 x 2760 pixel GoPro images
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
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 
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes